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Progressive Movement Part I

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Much noise has been made over Barack Obama’s declaration in the closing days of the 2008 election that “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming America.”  His words are ironic considering that the progressive movement has been transforming America and revising its history for well over 100 years. Historians generally assert that the progressive movement […]

Founding Fathers: Right or Left?

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There is a tendency (especially in today’s political climate) to frame the Founding Fathers in terms of “right” or “left.”  However, colonial Americans did not see themselves or the framing of the Republic through the 21st century “right vs. left” prism.  How could they?  After all, these terms were not generally used in America until […]