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Samthehumble
Senior Contributor

the progressive mindset

In the words of one of of first progressives:

 

“We (Americans) want one class of persons to have a liberal education, and we want another class of persons, a very much larger class of necessity in every society, to forgo the privilege of a real education and fit themselves to perform specific difficult manual tasks.”  Woodrow Wilson.

 

BTW, Trump is most certainly a progressive. 

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hardnox
Advisor

Re: the progressive mindset

The guys at Mises will keep fighting the good fight against yankees and modernity, I'm sure.

 

My problem with it is that in the antebellum south most of the white folk were illiterate, poor and unhealthy.

 

Not seeing the advantages right off the cuff.