Destroy The Old World, Build The New World

Rhyming With History

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“Destroy The Old World, Build The New World” That’s what it says on this poster from China’s Cultural Revolution. Compare and contrast with what the current resident of the White House claimed he would begin upon election in 2008: the fundamental transformation of this country.

“Where has Kirk been?” you might be wondering. My last post was in November of last year. I’ve had nothing constructive to say since then. I figured I’d break my silence with a few lessons from history since this is, after all, the blog about historical rhymes.

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If you’ve been paying attention to current events, you are aware that our own Cultural Revolution has begun in this country. And you are on one side or the other even if you haven’t picked a side! This isn’t a revolution about thoughts, or ideas, or even philosophies. This is a revolution about identity. You see, if…

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