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George Will wrangles with God, the conservative sensibility and the dangers of progressivism

George Will wrangles with God, the conservative sensibility and the dangers of progressivism

-So, this is really how your friendship with Moynihan begins is with this letter. -Yeah. -From another famous conservative, Irving Kristol. It says that you are conservative, true, very smart, true, very nice, true, and a true-blue intellectual. -Two-and-a-half speed, yeah. -Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, late Senator of New York, who was also United States ambassador to the United Nations, close advisor to both LBJ and Richard Nixon — not many people can say that — and your lifelong close…

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Progressive Presidents: Crash Course US History #29

Progressive Presidents: Crash Course US History #29

Hi, I’m John Green, this is CrashCourse U.S. History and today we’re going to finish our discussion of Progressivism, and indulge in a bit of “great man” history. Mr. Green, Mr. Green! Great man history, huh? Well I was born on a sunny, summer morning in 197– Yeah you’re not great, Me from the Past. Also, you’re a boy not a man, and the only historically significant thing you ever participated in was a brilliant senior prank that wasn’t even…

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Schools of “Thought”: Nationalistic Propaganda in History Textbooks

Schools of “Thought”: Nationalistic Propaganda in History Textbooks

Helen Keller was a radical Socialist; Woodrow Wilson advocated white supremacy; within three years, the plagues brought by Europeans to America left only one native in twenty alive in coastal New England. A student would be hard-pressed to find facts like these, which paint America and its heroes in a less-than-positive light, in a typical history textbook. Indeed, these textbooks have by and large functioned as handbooks to produce patriotic, socially responsible young American citizens. By following this goal, these…

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Jan Markell – Hidden in Plain View: The New World Order in Bible Prophecy

Jan Markell – Hidden in Plain View: The New World Order in Bible Prophecy

and I want to it is really my privilege and my honor to be able to introduce Jan and I have to tell you that we started talking about this last month I think it was for January or December and she we were talking on the phone and I think it was something like 40 below zero in Minnesota and I didn’t I don’t think I told you what the temperature was here but it was 80 degrees by…

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