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34. Hell ... I proudly "outted" myself more than a year ago ...
Thu Jun 30, 2016, 01:55 PM
Jun 2016
If being (DU) "progressive" means ... advocating income equality AND championing sacrificing the poor and working classes (i.e., "Let's go over the fiscal cliff!&quot ; and/or, advocating income equality AND championing sacrificing PoC, women, and the LGBT community (i.e., "Income Equality IS the most important issue of our time&quot ; and/or, advocating a set of policy goals that begins with "IF" (and that "IF" involves a series of unlikely occurrences) AND criticize Democratic policies (established in the current political environment), as inadequate; but, in their imperfection, do benefit the majority of the poor and working classes (i.e., the ACA, Executive Orders, etc.); and/or, spending the vast majority of your posts (especially during election season), criticizing Democrats, Democratic candidates, and "other" Democrats for supporting Democrats and/or Democratic candidates, as has been presented by DU "progressives"; then, ...

you are quite correct ... I am in no way a DU "progressive"!

Thank the universe!


Notice how closely my grievance(s) matches that/those of the OP. I said it before him, and agree with him now.
Progressive Unicorn Brigade irisblue Jun 2016 #1
It is the third, in what promises to be an extended rant ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #3
That was an excellent read JustAnotherGen Jun 2016 #2
Please go back and read the previous two OPs at the link. 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #4
The first blog posting JustAnotherGen Jun 2016 #17
Yes ... Yes ... Yes. 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #18
Message auto-removed Name removed Jun 2016 #5
Thank you for proving the OP's point, Mr./Ms. whiteman that must make something perfectly clear ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #8
Excellent! K&R brer cat Jun 2016 #6
Man, ain't that the truth. giftedgirl77 Jun 2016 #7
Milt Shook is AWESOME!! Thanks for the links, 1SBM. Everything I read in his three OPs BlueCaliDem Jun 2016 #9
LOL ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #10
These are outstanding rants, 1SBM! BlueMTexpat Jun 2016 #11
My favorite line (from the Neoliberalism, My Ass Rant) ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #14
Exactly. eom BlueMTexpat Jun 2016 #15
Of course Shook does a lot of name calling too . . FairWinds Jun 2016 #12
Yeah ... he did call a lot of names ... And, regarding the BB's treatment of John Lewis ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #16
Well, Lewis did apologize . . FairWinds Jun 2016 #19
Let's continue pretending that the BBs treatment of Lewis was unrelated to his endorsement ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #21
bookmarked site . ThAnk you for the link Person 2713 Jun 2016 #13
This is so good! mcar Jun 2016 #20
I am far less frustrated with the (progressive) Left's turning on President Obama than ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #22
I find it so hard to fathom how grown ups can think like that mcar Jun 2016 #27
I know ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #32
Yikes mcar Jun 2016 #47
Here it is ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #48
That's just sad mcar Jun 2016 #49
There certainly is a lot of Obama bashing around here... Blanks Jun 2016 #33
+1, even thinking someone who has no followers and no delegates and no down ballot money can uponit7771 Jul 2016 #64
Milt Shook sheshe2 Jun 2016 #23
K&R freshwest Jun 2016 #24
oooh JustAnotherGen Jun 2016 #25
"Those people" cuts both ways. 99th_Monkey Jun 2016 #26
Hell ... I proudly "outted" myself more than a year ago ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #34
Are Progressives perfect, and above reproach? No. 99th_Monkey Jun 2016 #37
See that's the thing ... It's NOT about being on the right side of the issues ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #43
So how do you "relate" to the TPP? 99th_Monkey Jun 2016 #45
I "relate" to TPP like most trade agreements ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #46
We've had about 20 years to see how NAFTA has killed US jobs .. 99th_Monkey Jun 2016 #50
If I may ask DonCoquixote Jul 2016 #58
Perhaps 99th_Monkey Jul 2016 #67
Please do not define others as "not progressive" because they do not support your candidate. seabeyond Jul 2016 #66
Post removed Post removed Jun 2016 #28
This white progressive says hell yes they are. Orrex Jun 2016 #29
Wait ... I must be mis-reading this ... 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #36
Group Host - Please Clarify This Statement JustAnotherGen Jun 2016 #41
That's how I read it, too. 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #44
If you want to keep this group exclusive... fbc Jun 2016 #55
That's not how DU works JustAnotherGen Jun 2016 #56
If and when Skinner changes that... sheshe2 Jul 2016 #57
Dumb.... Digital Puppy Jul 2016 #59
Reading simple and obvious headers at the top of a thread page must be so very difficult. LanternWaste Jul 2016 #60
In part I agree psychmommy Jun 2016 #30
Other issues were more important to other people JustAnotherGen Jun 2016 #40
I vote in relation to my issues. psychmommy Jul 2016 #68
You've experienced America differently from me JustAnotherGen Jul 2016 #69
our issues will never be represented if we psychmommy Jul 2016 #71
I'm involved in an FDR discussion in GD JustAnotherGen Jul 2016 #72
I am not asking you to vote for anything. psychmommy Jul 2016 #73
You just made assumptions JustAnotherGen Jul 2016 #74
What assumptions did I make? psychmommy Jul 2016 #75
I'm going to recommend this post 15 times. Orrex Jun 2016 #31
Thanks for posting this and links to the others Blue_Adept Jun 2016 #35
I SO want to have the courage of this conviction. I'm trying to speak up more but...damn. nolabear Jun 2016 #38
Omg--I love this guy ismnotwasm Jun 2016 #39
thank you DonCoquixote Jun 2016 #42
Great article. Thanks to you lovemydog Jun 2016 #51
See my post #34. 1StrongBlackMan Jun 2016 #53
Prescient indeed. lovemydog Jun 2016 #54
Wow, as I said in a comment on his blog The Polack MSgt Jun 2016 #52
This is fantastic! Most of us have been saying the same thing for years. The racism on the Political Liberal_Stalwart71 Jul 2016 #61
K&R Jamaal510 Jul 2016 #62
The part about a black man sticking it to the establishment rings loud and true uponit7771 Jul 2016 #63
Pretty much it's super sekrit club "progressivism". forjusticethunders Jul 2016 #65
very interesting link heaven05 Jul 2016 #70
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