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Wed May 11, 2016, 10:10 AM

Progressive.

Favoring or advocating progress, improvement, or reform as opposed to wishing to maintain things as they are.

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Reply Progressive. (Original post)
mmonk May 2016 OP
onehandle May 2016 #1
Kip Humphrey May 2016 #2
uponit7771 May 2016 #6
hootinholler May 2016 #15
uponit7771 May 2016 #5
whatchamacallit May 2016 #3
mmonk May 2016 #21
uponit7771 May 2016 #4
Doctor_J May 2016 #9
uponit7771 May 2016 #20
NurseJackie May 2016 #7
Broward May 2016 #8
lagomorph777 May 2016 #22
mmonk May 2016 #26
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mmonk May 2016 #10
jwirr May 2016 #17
mmonk May 2016 #11
hellofromreddit May 2016 #12
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mmonk May 2016 #13
jwirr May 2016 #18
mmonk May 2016 #14
Orsino May 2016 #16
mmonk May 2016 #19
Hortensis May 2016 #23
mmonk May 2016 #24
Hortensis May 2016 #25

Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:12 AM

1. Yes she is. nt

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Response to onehandle (Reply #1)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:23 AM

2. fantasy: something that is produced by the imagination : an idea about doing something that is

far removed from normal reality.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fantasy

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Response to Kip Humphrey (Reply #2)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:34 AM

6. Privileged: having special rights, advantages, or immunities ex. the "privileged" think they

...can define who is and who isn't progressive to progressives

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #6)

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:10 AM

15. I don't care who you are

That shit is funny right there.

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Response to onehandle (Reply #1)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:33 AM

5. Correct: free from error; in accordance with fact or truth

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:31 AM

3. Incrementalism:

A failed philosophy of eschewing real progress for a "practical" one step forward, two steps back approach to maintaining the status quo (from the whatchamacallit dictionary).

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Response to whatchamacallit (Reply #3)

Wed May 11, 2016, 01:47 PM

21. That's a good dictionary you are working with.

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:33 AM

4. ... is not voting for the CFMA and gun corp immunity

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #4)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:46 AM

9. Sure

 

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Response to Doctor_J (Reply #9)

Wed May 11, 2016, 12:05 PM

20. Or defining what progressive is to other progressives instead of accepting the degrees of ...

... progressive leanings.

That's what the privileged do

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:39 AM

7. A wise man once noted "you will not get what you want."

"Democracy requires compromise, even when you are 100% right. This is hard to explain sometimes. You can be completely right and you still have to engage folks who disagree with you. If you think that the only way forward is to be as uncompromising as possible, you will feel good about yourself, you will enjoy a certain moral security, but you will not get what you want." - President Barack Obama

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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #7)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:46 AM

8. Was/is the TPP a compromise?

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Response to Broward (Reply #8)

Wed May 11, 2016, 01:49 PM

22. Hard to know, because it's a secret, but the secrecy would indicate

it's probably not a compromise; it's probably 100% global corporatist takeover of our country (and many others).

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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #7)

Wed May 11, 2016, 02:58 PM

26. Then the Three-Fifths Compromise was sufficient.

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:49 AM

10. .

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Response to mmonk (Reply #10)

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:18 AM

17. THIS

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:55 AM

11. Justice.

Justice is the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered.

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 10:59 AM

12. Neo-progressivism -- Progressivism for rich donors.

 

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:04 AM

13. .

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Response to mmonk (Reply #13)

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:20 AM

18. ^^^THIS^^^

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:08 AM

14. I'll check back soon to look at people's replies and perspectives on the elections.

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:16 AM

16. That's vague, but on the money.

Being too tight with Wall Street, the author of so many of our ills, would tend to disqualify a candidate.

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Response to Orsino (Reply #16)

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:59 AM

19. It was basically a dictionary description I gave.

Today I think, some think change not progress. Or progress in negative terms as a business interest. Others use it as an indentification, even if it doesn't fit.

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Response to mmonk (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2016, 01:54 PM

23. More, Mmonk. Progressivism is believing we should ACT

to make progress, improvement, reform happen.

Progressive churches don't wait for the next world; they work on this one.

Progressive governments tackle problems too large for private enterprise or individuals to fix.

Progressivism is HUGE; it is found at all levels of society and was at one time very much alive to varying degrees in almost all its political ideologies. That's why the very wealthy anti-regulation and anti-tax advocates have invested billions over 30 years trying to convince Americans that "big" government is bad. "Big" oppressive government is how its enemies redefined "progressive" government in order to bring it down.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #23)

Wed May 11, 2016, 02:01 PM

24. Yes

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Response to mmonk (Reply #24)

Wed May 11, 2016, 02:21 PM

25. Lol. I'm a fast keyboarder, can't resist

running awhile myself when I believe in something. Good post!

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