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RE: Progressive Activism
By Ed Bush


June 08, 2012

"To assert that the Founding Fathers were a bunch of extreme Right wingers is really dumb. Edmund Burke, the great British conservative of the era, would certainly have told you otherwise; he would have preferred to hang them all. Establishing via revolution the only representative democracy on the planet at the time is about as progressive and as liberal as one can get."

Actually, Poland was a democracy at the time,and many Poles fought in our Revolutionary war. That is why we have the island (near POW island) named for Thaddeus Kosciuszko, a hero of that war. Only person that has more statues in the US is George Washington.

Ed Bush
Ketchikan, AK

About: Moved here from Fairbanks awhile ago because you don't have to shovel the rain.

Received May 30, 2012 - Published June 08, 2012

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