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  • We Still Hold These Truths: Stemming the Tide of Progressivism

    This is the final video on Matt Spalding’s new book, We Still Hold These Truths.

    The battle against Progressivism is not lost, counsels Spalding. Properly educating our children to know and appreciate both the founding principles of America and the importance of the free enterprise system are two ways to combat the growing threat to personal liberty and freedom. “If we intend to govern ourselves from this point forward, we have to go back to these principles. Otherwise, someone is going to govern us.” Watch:

    Posted in First Principles [slideshow_deploy]

    6 Responses to We Still Hold These Truths: Stemming the Tide of Progressivism

    1. Bobbie Jay says:

      that's right, Mr. President. Maybe you weren't in America when public schools were teaching the facts on freedoms and principles of this country and mankind. The responsibilities and respects of civil law, independence and the potential of the individual. You don't get a pass!

      SELF GOVERNING! People have a right to their own existence, Mr. President. And a right and duty as human life, to control and live within their means. Why do you see inferiority in minorities, Mr. President? Why won't you encourage people to take on their duty instead of appeasing their weakness?

    2. Jerry, Indiana says:

      What a powerful statement by this Revolutionary War patriot! I got tears in my eyes just listening to Matt tell the story. Can't wait to read the book! I hope many of our elected officials find it within themselves to read it, also. God Bless America!

    3. philip says:

      Presdent Obama we need to scrap your socialist agenda,and put god, country, familey, and the consitution that our forefathaes set forth for united states. Their intents were that we have the freedom to choose what we pursue in our lives with out goverment interferiance so that we can enjoy a free sociiety.this was to insure us from a dictorial form of goverment wich you are trying to force on the american people this is unexcuseable.Our puplic scool are failing our country,and our students by not teaching american history or the consitution and the bill of rights, and the nessary subjects like math ect.they are intrested more in teaching social classes than academic your group of adviser should be force to step dowm,and about time you stand up for america and it freedoms and the free people of ameica than oter countries of the world

    4. Nelson Lee Walker, S says:

      The only infallible, unstoppable, guaranteed way to get a truly new Congress is :

      NEVER REELECT ANY INCUMBENT! AND DO IT EVERY ELECTION!

      The American voter must IMPOSE term limits by NEVER REELECTING ANYONE IN CONGRESS, AND DO IT EVERY ELECTION! In other words, don't let anyone serve more than one term. That's the only way to teach them that the voter is boss! The “one term limit” can be eased AFTER citizens get control of Congress.

      Congress will never allow us to constitutionally term limit them by an amendment. Our only choice is to NEVER REELECT them. All of them!

      The number of ‘good guys’ left in Congress is negligible, so if we threw ALL 535 members out, we wouldn’t do as much damage as the good we would gain by by turning Congress into a bunch of honest, innocent freshmen.

      Some of the reasons in favor of this approach:

      • It gives us a one-term-limited Congress without using an amendment

      • It encourages ordinary citizens to run for Congress

      • It is supported by 70% of the country (see Rasmussen and Cato polls)

      • It is completely nonpartisan

      • If repeated, it ends career politicians in Congress

      • It opens the way to a “citizen Congress” of guys like you and me

      * It would open a torrent of fresh ideas to improve our government

      • It ends the seniority system that keeps freshmen powerless

      • It doesn’t cost money. But you MUST vote! Just don’t vote for an incumbent

      • It takes effect immediately on Election Day

      • It is the only infallible, unstoppable, guaranteed way to “Throw the Bums Out”

      • When the ‘pros’ stop running, ordinary citizens will run and win

      • If it doesn’t work, do it again and again! It will work eventually, without a doubt.

      NEVER REELECT ANYONE IN CONGRESS. AND DO IT EVERY ELECTION!

      Go to nels96@gmail.com to send for your free NEVER REELECT bumper sticker

      Nelson Lee Walker of tenurecorrupts.com

    5. Lynn B. DeSpain says:

      Bring back the times when children were educated in just what our Libery means. Just what our Constitution stands for and what a Republic is. What patriots are. How National Pride feels. What is an American. How American began and why, and how it has saved the World from speaking Geerman and Japanese! Russian and Arabic.

      And we need to test these children, and to raise our Nation's Flag at our schools a daily recite our Allegiance and teach the understanding of that!

      While we are at it we should teach the difference between right and wrong and responsibility and honor and pride in one's self and Country and in one's fellow Citizens.

      Our Children need to know whothey are!

    6. Corky says:

      It's a shame that as a Super Power we have fallen into such chaos. Our Government is literally running us into the ground! LOOK at what has happened just in this past year! It does not take a rocket scientist to see what is going on. If we as a PEOPLE, don't STAND UP to this government we will forfeit our rights as a free NATION! GOD (YES, I ,said GOD) Help us all…………

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