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Sonnie Johnson: Say Its Name — Progressivism

If you’re yelling “they must be stopped,” who is your “they”? BLM must be stopped? How are you any different then President Obama? President Obama doesn’t mind saying ISIS must be stopped. He refuses to call ISIS a form of Radical Islam. Under the same principle, conservatives don’t mind saying BLM must be stopped. Yet, they refuse to call out the Progressive ideology that creates groups like Black Lives Matter.

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Why Is the Cato Institute Getting into Bed with the Hard Left to Smear US History, Keep Our Borders Open, and Diminish American Power?

The libertarian Cato Institute gets right down to it, in a New York Post op-ed titled, “Woodrow Wilson’s racism isn’t the only reason for Princeton to shun his name.” Yes, Cato went there. The libertarian outfit, which mostly seeks to identify with Republicans and conservatives on tax and spending issues, actually threw in with left-wing radical #BlackLivesMatter-type protesters on another important matter—defending the traditional understanding of US history. But as we shall see, the traditional understanding of US history means nothing to Cato.

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The Left Purges Woodrow Wilson, But Not His Progressivism

The American Left has finally caught on that one of the leading lights of the early Progressive movement was a racist, segregationist, and generally unseemly fellow. Princeton’s Black Justice League protestors have urged that early-twentieth century President Woodrow Wilson’s “racist legacy” be acknowledged, and any mention of his existence purged from campus.

GOP is Becoming the Party of Andrew Jackson—Why That’s a Good Thing

The principles of Andrew Jackson and the Jacksonians are becoming the heart of the Republican Party and reflect its future in American politics. Though rarely regarded as part of the pantheon of conservative heroes, Jackson was the figurehead of a unique set of ideas that can and should be embraced by the Grand Old Party.

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Progressives Seek Control of Democrat Party

While one often sees major media stories of a so-called conservative fringe looking to take control of the Republican Party, progressive leftists looking to establish control of the Democrat Party tend to be either completely ignored or characterized far more favorably than their ideological counterpart on the right.