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Progressive. (Original Post) mmonk May 2016 OP
Yes she is. nt onehandle May 2016 #1
fantasy: something that is produced by the imagination : an idea about doing something that is Kip Humphrey May 2016 #2
Privileged: having special rights, advantages, or immunities ex. the "privileged" think they uponit7771 May 2016 #6
I don't care who you are hootinholler May 2016 #15
Correct: free from error; in accordance with fact or truth uponit7771 May 2016 #5
Incrementalism: whatchamacallit May 2016 #3
That's a good dictionary you are working with. mmonk May 2016 #21
... is not voting for the CFMA and gun corp immunity uponit7771 May 2016 #4
Sure Doctor_J May 2016 #9
Or defining what progressive is to other progressives instead of accepting the degrees of ... uponit7771 May 2016 #20
A wise man once noted "you will not get what you want." NurseJackie May 2016 #7
Was/is the TPP a compromise? Broward May 2016 #8
Hard to know, because it's a secret, but the secrecy would indicate lagomorph777 May 2016 #22
Then the Three-Fifths Compromise was sufficient. mmonk May 2016 #26
. mmonk May 2016 #10
THIS jwirr May 2016 #17
Justice. mmonk May 2016 #11
Neo-progressivism -- Progressivism for rich donors. hellofromreddit May 2016 #12
. mmonk May 2016 #13
^^^THIS^^^ jwirr May 2016 #18
I'll check back soon to look at people's replies and perspectives on the elections. mmonk May 2016 #14
That's vague, but on the money. Orsino May 2016 #16
It was basically a dictionary description I gave. mmonk May 2016 #19
More, Mmonk. Progressivism is believing we should ACT Hortensis May 2016 #23
Yes mmonk May 2016 #24
Lol. I'm a fast keyboarder, can't resist Hortensis May 2016 #25

uponit7771

(90,574 posts)
6. Privileged: having special rights, advantages, or immunities ex. the "privileged" think they
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:34 AM
May 2016

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

whatchamacallit

(15,558 posts)
3. Incrementalism:
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:31 AM
May 2016
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).

uponit7771

(90,574 posts)
20. Or defining what progressive is to other progressives instead of accepting the degrees of ...
Wed May 11, 2016, 01:05 PM
May 2016

... progressive leanings.

That's what the privileged do

NurseJackie

(42,862 posts)
7. A wise man once noted "you will not get what you want."
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:39 AM
May 2016
"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

lagomorph777

(30,613 posts)
22. Hard to know, because it's a secret, but the secrecy would indicate
Wed May 11, 2016, 02:49 PM
May 2016

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

Orsino

(37,428 posts)
16. That's vague, but on the money.
Wed May 11, 2016, 12:16 PM
May 2016

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

mmonk

(52,589 posts)
19. It was basically a dictionary description I gave.
Wed May 11, 2016, 12:59 PM
May 2016

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.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
23. More, Mmonk. Progressivism is believing we should ACT
Wed May 11, 2016, 02:54 PM
May 2016

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.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
25. Lol. I'm a fast keyboarder, can't resist
Wed May 11, 2016, 03:21 PM
May 2016

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

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