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The New Republic: Opinion- Bryan Mealer: The Struggle For a New American Gospel

Source:The New Democrat As someone who grew up in an Atheist family where both my father and mother were Atheists at least when I was growing up, I believe Mom is more of an Agnostic now, but Dad if he … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Booknotes With Brian Lamb- Irving Kristol: What is Neoconservatism’s Writings On Politics, Economics & Culture

Source:The New Democrat “Neoconservatism (commonly shortened to neocon when labelling its adherents) is a political movement born in the United States during the 1960s among liberal hawks who became disenchanted with the increasingly pacifist foreign policy of the Democratic Party, … Continue reading

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Ron Paul Liberty Report: Ron Paul- ‘Republicans Responsibility For Socialism’s Comeback’

Source:The New Democrat I think the way I would look at this would be to go back to George W. Bush’s Administration. where Republicans with help from Congressional Democrats expanded the Federal role in public education in 2002. And then … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Opinion- Scott Tucker: David McReynolds- Pacifist and Socialist, 1929-2018

Source: The New Democrat People talk about Democratic Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders, ( still but not for long the only self-described Socialist member of Congress ) as far as where his politics come from and the people and movements that … Continue reading

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Reason Magazine: Nick Gillespie- Interviewing Ken White: ‘Free Speech Is In Just As Much Danger From Right-Wingers’

Source: The New Democrat I guess where I would disagree is with the title of the Reason piece where they say, “free speech is in just as much danger from Conservatives.” Implying that free speech is in just as much … Continue reading

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The Economist: The Literature of Liberalism- Liberal Democracy: The Core of Liberalism

Source: The New Democrat There’s been this ongoing debate about what liberalism actually is and what it means to be a Liberal. If you were ask me as a Liberal what it means to be a Liberal, I would tell … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Rick Wilson- ‘Everything That Donald Trump Touches Dies’

Source: The New Democrat To make the Donald Trump presidency look less depressing, at least to every insane, intelligent, honest American let’s imagine that Donald Trump is actually not President of the United States. That we never had not even … Continue reading

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