By Anthony Gregory | Monday April 2, 2012 at 11:08 AM PST | 9 Comments
Mary’s post perfectly exposes the key problem with these progressives. No objective moral standards. No basic respect in human dignity. One thing that troubles me about the political climate is just how extensive this moral bankruptcy is. Glenn Beck did a service in demonstrating the collectivist ethical situationalism of progressives to a whole generation...
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By Mary Theroux | at 9:36 AM PST | 10 Comments
The brazenness with which mainstream “Progressives” (or “Modernists”) are now declaring not only their abandonment but outright hostility to the concept of rights is extremely troubling. I infer it signals their belief that they now have complete control of the public square and every thinking person now “knows” that such ideas are outdated and...
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