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Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America
America is dying from an idea she only dimly understands, so-called "progressivism." So, Jim Ostrowski, drawing on 45 years in politics, law and the Liberty Movement, deconstructs and demolishes the idea that has dominated American life for longer than any of us has been alive. He lays the hidden premises of progressivism bare for all to see and then shows how they have ...more
Kindle Edition, 228 pages
Published October 8th 2014 by Cazenovia Books
(first published September 16th 2014)
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We are all progressives now. After 100 years of steady advance, we can hardly see its odious and ruinous grip on us. The unfortunate creep of big government and loss of individual liberty continues to ruin our economy, opportunity, inner cities, and way of life. We ignore the lessons from this book at our peril. The answer posited? Not more failed progressive policies, and not conservativism. It's the liberty movement, which continues to make the world more prosperous, and us more free to pursue ...more
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“under progressivism, the state will grow until it controls everything and absolutely. That is, it will grow into a totalitarian state.”
“Justin Raimondo warns us: “All the elements of a police state are in place: universal surveillance, arbitrary restrictions on travel, and, most importantly, the increasingly radical and aggressive political pushback by the NSA and its supporters in Washington – up to and including the open acknowledgment that they’re fully aware of the online habits of whatever members of Congress are foolish enough to get in their way.””More quotes…