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We Still Hold These Truths: The Progressive Assault on America

Posted By Gerrit Lansing On November 19, 2009 @ 12:26 pm In First Principles | Comments Disabled

This is the second of a four part series.

Matthew Spalding’s new book, We Still Hold These Truths [1], examines the timeless principles and practical wisdom that have been the source of America’s monumental success. In this video segment Spalding discusses the progressive assault on the Founders’ principles that began more than a century ago and that continues—indeed, is accelerating—in our time.

Modern political leaders and cultural elites have all too readily abandoned the principles to which America is dedicated; even more troubling is how readily we all let it happen. Progressivism is a system of ideas whose success depends upon circumventing the Constitution; it has no place in America. Watch:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cBL2d93X7M[/youtube]


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[1] We Still Hold These Truths: http://www.amazon.com/Still-Hold-These-Truths-Rediscovering/dp/1935191675

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