The Progressive Movement Moves On: – ACP Commentary

“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!!” – Samuel AdamsBrevity shall be my father as I protest America‘s sudden re-entry into slavery. There shall be no great literary score to hide my disdain for the actions of many that have voiced a greater need for dependency, vowed to exchange political rights for economic promises and voted to curry favor with those that marshal forces to oppress an exceptional nation. My voice shall be loud and abrasive to those that have silently compromised principles with a broth of noble intentions and well meant policies. This day finds me in great kinship with the fervency of statesman Samuel Adams. I fear not the wrath of the wicked nor the pretense of those that wade lightly into the brisk currents of political correctness. Since the close of the Civil War, the Progressive Movement has asked, “What Shall We Do With the Free Man?” The Movement has evolved into such great strength that today Americans have given it a resounding response, “Make Us Slaves of the Government!”

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