Thursday, February 21st, 2019  |  10:01 AM

A Conservative Newspaper Promoting,
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Subscribe Now: Get your own copy of The US Journal

Progressives Caused the Bloody 20th Century

Written By: William L. Anderson  |  Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

            As one who has written on the Progressive movement that began in the late 1800s and still continues today, I am struck by the way that people have institutionalized the "reforms" and creations of Progressives to the point where they become something even beyond articles of faith. There can be no discussion on anything Progressive governments enacted, not matter how much damage these "reforms" have caused, and even to suggest that these "reforms" are not essential to our very existence is want to repeal life itself.

            The latest hysterical "They Want to Repeal the 20th Century" screed comes from Steven Pearlstein, an economics columnist for the Washington Post, who lays out an interesting line of thought and in the end seems to claim that the mass of government programs and agencies created during the last century carries the same aura of truth as does the Law of Gravity. He writes:

Sign into your account to read the rest of this article. »

Share this on Twitter  |  Share this on Facebook  |  Email to a friend.  |  Contact the editor.

What are your thoughts?

Want to read more of this article?

You must be a subscriber to read entire articles.

Gain 24/7 access to all the content on this website by becoming a subscriber.
Choose your subscription plan and get full access in minutes. Subscribe now. »

If you are already a subscriber, sign in now to read more full articles.

More History News

Nine Dubious Victorian Cures

10 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About American History

Alfred the Great Saved England

Survival Food the Mountain Men Ate

The Real Fruit of Democratic Policies and Our Native Americans

15 Free-But-Forgotten Ways Our Ancestors Stayed Warm During Winter

A Return to a Modest, Moral, Mannerly America!

Lincoln, the Movie: A Review

Stuyvesant and Van der Doncke

The Sad History of U.S. Peace Negotiations