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US wealth based on theft? Progressives
and their dangerous view of America

Fox News, by Dinesh D´Souza

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/16/2014 2:47:13 PM

Is the wealth of America based on theft? This allegation lies at the heart of modern progressivism, and provides the justification for government seizure and government redistribution, not only within America but also from America to the rest of the world. In my film “2016” I showed how Obama’s anti-colonialism presumes that the West grew rich by conquering other countries and stealing their resources. This theft critique has now been incorporated and expanded into a systematic, progressive critique of America. According to this critique, America was founded in an original act of piracy: the early settlers stole the country from the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Penney, 7/16/2014 3:08:31 PM     (No. 9927487)

´Run, don´t walk,´ to see D´Souza´s film, ´´America...!!!´´ ...It certainly sets the record straight regarding the distortions & revisionism of the so-called, ´´progressives,´´ as D´Souza takes on each of their accusations against the USA and then presents the facts which the lefties are hiding. ...Lefties hate having the light of truth shinned upon their agenda, thus their disdain for D´Souza´s facts.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/16/2014 3:21:13 PM     (No. 9927504)

FINE, to make this lie truth we need to round up all Progressives and CONFISCATE 100% of everything they own and will earn.

Thanks for the idea Libs, you are so good at crapping on your own birthday cake!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: AltaD, 7/16/2014 3:28:55 PM     (No. 9927517)

Does this mean that leftwing celebrities, pro-athletes, tech CEOs, newsreaders and their pals will start sharing their cash? Great! Who shall I send my address to so that I can start receiving my fair share?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tennman, 7/16/2014 4:17:37 PM     (No. 9927584)

Progressives view their wealth as OK. It´s yours that´s been "stolen" from others.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 7/16/2014 4:33:20 PM     (No. 9927594)

I wish statistics were available to compare the mortality rates of native Americans before and after the European invasion. Europeans were not the first ones to introduce war, death, starvation, and disease to the native population.

That said: the "Trail of Tears" and slavery are not things that any American should be proud of. Both were simply - immoral and wrong. From the sanctity of the reservations to 40 acres and a mule, we have our share of broken promises to account for.

Let´s face it: life isn´t fair. To the victors belong the spoils. That is the law of nature.

As Americans, however, we try to do the right thing. I´ve considered the idea of consolidating all of our national parks (the best land we have) into a formal state to be governed by and be a home to the native Americans among us. Let these folks own it, run it, have the status and privileges of statehood, with the proviso that they will take care of the land while permitting visitor access to the rest of us. Something like that. It would be practical in this age of modern communications and transportation.

While not practical to make things totally "right" without compromising our children, there are ways to make things "less wrong" without sacrificing their future. That is the difference between progressives and conservatives.

D´Souza´s film should provide the sense of pride and duty to reject the progressive guilt trip and to find reasonable solutions to these issues.

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