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posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 05:51 PM
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being a progressive here in Canada is the equivalent conservatives


Actually, I'm going to have to agree with this one particular sentiment (aka: the Progressive Conservative party we have here).

Can someone be so kind as to define exactly what a "progressive" is to us non-Americans, please ?

I don't speak americanese or politicanese. So pardon my ignorance.

Thanks.



/end Sponge's rant du jour




posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 05:56 PM
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In a nutshell:

They are the ones who believe people are entitled to everything they can image. The world is made up of sunshine and rainbows. Garbage men are called Waste Disposal Engineers ( so they don't get their feelings hurt). Sports have no winners or losers, everyone gets a trophy ( so they don't get their feelings hurt). You shouldn't say 'no' it can hurt peoples self esteem. Look up 'politically correct'... that's progressives. Hope no one got their feelings hurt..


Edit: Also progressives believe that issues dealing with Islamic extremists and the likes, you know people who have sworn to kill you and everyone else like you, can be dealt with by talking nicely to them.
edit on 27-3-2014 by doompornjunkie because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:02 PM
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Ah, okay. Thanks.

So it's not actually a political party thing then.

Let me see if I have this straight... If I were to put it in American politicanese speak, then would I be correct by saying a "progressive" is a liberal-communist type of ideology ?

Or am I way off base still ?



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:07 PM
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Ah ok so the conservatives are still the same condescending it's all about me screw everyone else , shut up with your stupid opinions that are different than mine I wont even debate the issue with out being condescending and screaming my face off.

whine about welfare but are silent on corporate welfare kinda people



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:08 PM
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Liberal YES!
Communism... only sorta.

They are also known as 'Bleeding-heart liberals'.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:08 PM
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Liberals I can deal with. I married one!

Progressives are in both major parties.

*************

Rant continues. . . .


If I want to watch "Naked and Afraid" (also the title to my honeymoon) I will! You elitist snobs can watch your PBS or fancy pancy art films.

I like silly tv shows.

Get over it!

"UFO's aren't real."

Oh yeah, mister know-it-all? REALLY? You have knowledge of the complete universe and know everything?

Get over it.

"Gay marriage is unnatural."

Really? So is having a soul patch on your lower lip and no job. Mind your own damned business.

Get over it!



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:09 PM
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For the record I'm not ACTUALLY sorry you got your feelings hurt



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:09 PM
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Just read your addendum to your post...

So do all progressives believe that everyone should get a trophy and that all islamists/muslims are non-threatening ?

Is this correct ?

Thanks for replying to my original question, by the way.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:11 PM
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I made you a T-shirt in honor of your most spectacular rant Beeze...hope ya like it...




You're on a roll Bubba....


Des



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:13 PM
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Here beez,
a little dancing music to cheer your rant on!



Get Over It!
~ The Eagles



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:14 PM
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Noooo they know they are life threatening, they just don't understand what true hatred is.. it doesn't exist in their happy little bubble.

The trophy thing was from a big push by progressives some years back to make sure that their kids would never feel inferior. Not realizing that losing makes winning even more sweet and a big part of growing up.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:16 PM
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freedomSlave
One could easily say get over yourself it's not all about you either.





posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:19 PM
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A group of elected Congressional Members have the name embedded....

The Congressional Progressive Caucus

They are a popular faction.

"ultra" progressives are usually ultra-Left Wing ultra-Authoritaian ultra-Totalitaian big government interventionists.

All at least 80% left of center.






posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:21 PM
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i think this is what you were trying to say Beezzer



i think i will go to find a hole to hide in too



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:23 PM
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Interesting take on the progressives in your country . No I am not that extreme I would fall center of left and right I do like ideas in both platforms but then there are ideas in communism that I do like as well .



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:25 PM
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Liberals I can deal with. I married one!

Progressives are in both major parties.



Okay, now I'm lost...

What's the distinctive differences between a liberal and a progressive ??


Oooo boy, this americanese stuff is mind boggling. Maybe it's too complicated for my wee Canuck beer-drinking brain...



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:26 PM
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For the record I'm not ACTUALLY sorry you got your feelings hurt


And why do you assume that my feelings got hurt ?



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:28 PM
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Liberals, conservatives see the same problem, they just have different solutions.

Progressives (in my humble opinion) create problems so they can transform, reshape, control, dominate.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:39 PM
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Liberals, conservatives see the same problem, they just have different solutions.

Progressives (in my humble opinion) create problems so they can transform, reshape, control, dominate.



But that doesn't make any sense... because the word "progressive" is defined as:


pro·gres·sive (prə-grĕs′ĭv)

adj.
1. Moving forward; advancing.
2. Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments: progressive change.
3. Promoting or favoring progress toward better conditions or new policies, ideas, or methods: a progressive politician; progressive business leadership.
4. Progressive Of or relating to a Progressive Party: the Progressive platform of 1924.
5. Of or relating to progressive education: a progressive school.
6. Increasing in rate as the taxable amount increases: a progressive income tax.
7. Pathology Tending to become more severe or wider in scope: progressive paralysis.
8. Grammar Designating a verb form that expresses an action or condition in progress.

n.
1. A person who actively favors or strives for progress toward better conditions, as in society or government.
2. Progressive A member or supporter of a Progressive Party.
3. Grammar A progressive verb form.


Dictionary



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:41 PM
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How far would their actual political movement go, if they named themselves honestly and called themselves, "Evil greedy, control freaks"?



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