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Old 01-05-2013, 11:53 AM   #158
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Originally Posted by Arkie View Post
Progressive thinking brought us constitutional change, the Federal Reserve, the IRS, and a powerful federal government. Centralized power leads to more corruption. Like Bush said, a dictatorship would make it a lot easier for him to get what he wants. It's true, spreading the power out creates more checks and balances. We have more centralized power today than any other time in American history.
It's never a bad thing to update thinking from the 18th Century........though for some, it's still a work in progress.

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favoring or advocating progress, change, improvement, or reform, as opposed to wishing to maintain things as they are, especially in political matters: a progressive mayor.
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