Daily Archives: January 8, 2014

George Washington a Progressive?

On this day, January 8, in 1790, President George Washington presented the first State of the Union Message to Congress. He outlined a progressive program that recommends itself to our current Congress. Yes, a strong national defense is necessary, but … Continue reading

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How Poverty Burdens the Brain, Part 1

January is Poverty Awareness Month Information Our Representatives Should Know (Link to Part Two)

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The Elmira Star-Gazette has recently run opinion pieces by George Will, John Stossel, and Kathleen Parker promoting some bizarre ideas: Government can do no good. Public spending for social justice is wrong. Poverty is inevitable and not a public concern. … Continue reading

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