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Posted By: earlybird, 9/28/2020 11:17:50 AM

There was once a tradition of Democratic liberalism. But that wing of the Democratic Party no longer exists and died sometime in the 1990s. Old-style liberalism has been absorbed by Progressivism at best and unapologetic socialism at worst—in a journey on the supposedly predetermined arc of history that bends toward 1984. The new-old leftist aim is not to operate within either the existing parameters of the Constitution as written or the customs and traditions of America—a 150-year-long nine-justice Supreme Court, the Electoral College, a 50-state nation, a Senate filibuster, two senators per state, and a secure border. All are obstructions to the drive for power.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: volksford 9/28/2020 11:35:04 AM (No. 555393)
I remember actual liberals , they weren't a bad lot for the most part and actually could be reasonable. I actually new some liberals that I could socialize with and never bring up politics. Some of you might think I am imagining things ( c'mon man !) but it's true they did exist .
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Reply 2 - Posted by: happy conservative 9/28/2020 11:38:02 AM (No. 555395)
Another excellent VDH read. He nails every aspect of the socialist agenda. My question: Are we too far down the road to correct the path? MAGA!!! KAG!!! TRUMPS 2020 AND BEYOND!!! Vote on November 3 as though our country's life depends on it...Because it does!!!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 9/28/2020 11:56:12 AM (No. 555413)
Ronald Reagan was a self-described “liberal Democrat” for a fair amount of his adult life when he switched parties saying “I didn’t leave the Democrat Party; it left me” Among his supporters were many “Reagan Democrats”.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: YorkieMom 9/28/2020 1:10:37 PM (No. 555485)
Victor Davis Hanson nails it as usual. When I think he can’t possibly get better, he does. A brilliant piece of writing.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ben Around 9/28/2020 3:00:25 PM (No. 555583)
The only thing that has changed with the democrats is that now they are open and honest in their aims. Wilson openly embraced fascist ideas, and FDR partnered with Stalin to create the Soviet Union. FDR furnished the technology, military equipment, and gave control of half of Europe. Stalin supplied the manpower.
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