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Sun Oct 30, 2022, 09:24 AM Oct 2022

Across the Desk - S6:E16 (Ryan Walters vs. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin)

This week on Across the Desk, Kit talks about how Ryan Walters wants to send Oklahoma teachers to 'Patriot Boot Camp' where they will be indoctrinated into an ultra-conservative, evangelical Christian, private college program from Hillsdale College. And how their 'every founder was an evangelicals Christian' doesn't quite stack up when you read Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography. Which Kit suggest every Democrat/Liberal/Progressive read. His stories will parallel a lot of we champion as Progressive today. He was a 'Deist' or claimed to be. He was the father of our library system, the post office as well as paved roads, police, fire and public schools and the taxes to pay for it.. And to top it all off he was vegan by the age of 19. I mean, come on? Vegan at 19. And a principled one too? You don't get more Liberal than that... It's all in his book The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. It is a free eBook and the app to read it with is a free download too. It is a must read for any Democrat. If you read this book it will give you the energy you need to show up at the polls and be proud to be Liberal/Progressive American....

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