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The Restoration Movement -- Mending The American Social Fabric
Backcountry Notes ^ | May 21, 2010 | Jay Henderson

Posted on 05/21/2010 7:28:49 AM PDT by jay1949

In 1989, historian David Hackett Fischer described America as having "a social system which for two centuries has remained stubbornly democratic in its politics, capitalist in its economy, libertarian in its laws, individualist in its society and pluralistic in its culture." A good description at the time, but the two decades since have seen the emergence of a political class engaged, deliberately or recklessly, in tearing apart the American social fabric. Now there is a movement across the land to mend those tears and restore the American social system.

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TOPICS: Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: liberty; restoration; teaparty

1 posted on 05/21/2010 7:28:49 AM PDT by jay1949
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To: jay1949

Good piece.


2 posted on 05/21/2010 7:35:39 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: jay1949

Kudos. I love David Hackett Fischer’s work, too.


3 posted on 05/21/2010 8:17:40 AM PDT by Defiant (Were Democrats always marxist, or did Barry convert them all in the past two years?)
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