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posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:44 PM
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beezzer
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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.

In all honesty that pretty much describes all political parties ..




posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:46 PM
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beezzer
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How far would their actual political movement go, if they named themselves honestly and called themselves, "Evil greedy, control freaks"?


But that's what completely throws me off because I've always understood the word progressive to mean "to advance, move forward". Therefore, to progress being a good thing, not a bad thing... in my mind.

But the American definition seems to be completely the opposite ?



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:46 PM
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Progressives idea of progress is exactly what inhibits progress. Taking the name 'progressives' is a bit misleading if you have a good head on your shoulders.

They think that we will progress by ridding the world of anything that may, possibly, does, could, or sorta maybe hurt someones feelings. The whole 'life is a bitch' thing doesn't really seem to sit well with them.

Instead of losing, then practicing more, coordinating better, and getting stronger in order to win next time; they would rather just let everyone be a winner regardless.

So instead of progressing (getting stronger, better, faster, smarter), they just call it even.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:50 PM
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beezzer
reply to post by CranialSponge
 


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.


And they'd put you in a concentration camp "for the greater good" in a second if they could get away with it. There are already progressive professors who want to put climate change "deniers" in prison. The sentiment is out there. I don't recall who said it: "Communists are liberals in a hurry." But look what Stain did. "Progressives" are a scary bunch. They want what they want and to hell with anyone who stands in their way.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:51 PM
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Instead of looking up progressive as a word, try looking up the progressive movement. That's what you are really looking for



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:51 PM
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I have came and gone many times. Beez is still the man..er bunny



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:52 PM
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The progressives in the USA sounds like a freaky hybrid of the N.D.P and the Conservatives
edit on 27/3/14 by freedomSlave because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 06:58 PM
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See now what you guys are describing doesn't sound anything like what the term "progressive" actually means.

You guys are describing, what sounds to me, like more of a communist type of ideology: Where everyone is on equal footing, no matter what.

Not necessarily a bad thing per se (equal footing), but of course anything taken to the extreme can be a bad thing... But I think you get the gist of what I'm trying to say:

Your definitions sound more communist (nobody ahead of anyone else) than progressive (moving forward).



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:00 PM
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beezzer
reply to post by CranialSponge
 


How far would their actual political movement go, if they named themselves honestly and called themselves, "Evil greedy, control freaks"?


Because your particular political affiliation is clearly immune to the disease of corruption.

Might I say to your entire rant, get over it. This world doesn't revolve around you and your narcisstic point of view. In this thread I'd say otherwise, but over here 'in reality' your very narrow opinion on such things as politics/money is NOT a universal truth and we do need to abide by your set of standards.

In other words, your opinion? Get over it. It stinks. Just like mine. Want to tell me to get over mine? Cool. Then we can play key-board warrior and sling baseless, grandiloquent exposition at one another. And believe me, I'm well rehearsed in this field.

Also: When referring to "the elites," progressives, liberals, or whatever purposefully vague derogatory label you choose to purport with nothing but a stinky opinion: Get over it princess.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:04 PM
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freedomSlave
reply to post by CranialSponge
 

The progressives in the USA sounds like a freaky hybrid of the N.D.P and the Conservatives
edit on 27/3/14 by freedomSlave because: (no reason given)


Yeah, this is some pretty complicated stuff apparently.

To me it sounds more like a USA hybrid of a communist/liberal/marxist/conservative/buddhist/stalinist/republican/democrat/tea party freakazoid.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:06 PM
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The definition of the word is the same.
The political party just picked a nice word to call themselves that sort of kind of
goes along with their views

edit on 3/27/2014 by EyesOpenMouthShut because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:10 PM
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CranialSponge
See now what you guys are describing doesn't sound anything like what the term "progressive" actually means.

You guys are describing, what sounds to me, like more of a communist type of ideology: Where everyone is on equal footing, no matter what.

Not necessarily a bad thing per se (equal footing), but of course anything taken to the extreme can be a bad thing... But I think you get the gist of what I'm trying to say:

Your definitions sound more communist (nobody ahead of anyone else) than progressive (moving forward).



Shhhhh....
Make sure they dont know that most huge corporations and individuals actually spend damn near equivalent amounts on campaigns...
If the general public knew it was nothing more than Hollywood East, they wouldn't care...nearly all politicians are a mouthpiece for another entity or better entities...
The sooner one realizes their vote does not matter the better.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:13 PM
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doompornjunkie
reply to post by CranialSponge
 


Instead of looking up progressive as a word, try looking up the progressive movement. That's what you are really looking for



Ahhhh...

Maybe that's where I'm going wrong. I'm looking up the definition of the word "progressive", when I should actually be reading up on American politics.

I'm guessing words/descriptions/labels don't necessarily flow with Webster's when it comes to the choices of words Americans use for political/ideological labels then ?

Now I think I'm getting it...

Thanks !




posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:14 PM
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beezzer
All the time now, I hear. . . .

"People have more money than me."

Get over it! You're not going to raise a revolution so you can take what isn't yours. I don't care how much you justify it. Grow a pair, get a job and work. . . . oh yeah, you can't DO that because then you'd be a slave to "the man". Instead, you get your weekly dole check (from the government) and deny being a slave to the "bigger man"!

"Guns are bad. Repeal the 2nd Amendment."

Get over it! It's in the Constitution! No infringement, pork chop! Your weenie progressive politicians who obviously HATE America can't do it no matter how many laws they try to pass. It's unconstitutional. Go ban nerf guns instead! Your constant ignorance on the topic just annoys me.

"Go practice your religion somewhere else."

Get over it! There are a whole bunch of us that believe in God. You don't? So what! I don't go around describing you as a complete mouth-breathing moron! You're not being cool, hip or trendy. You sound boring and are probably an insecure twerp trying to impress someone.

"Pics or it didn't happen."

Get over it! It did happen! If I want to tell my story without photos then I will. Accept it or don't. But I don't work for you. Deal with it or not. Your simple-minded opinion does not concern me!

"Healthcare is a right."

Get over it! It isn't! It's an opportunity for bigger government, more taxes and crappier service. If healthcare is a right, then I want you turkeys to buy me a Lexus, a house, clothes, and food! Because these things are all rights as well, right? You entitlement weenies just want to take and take and take.

Get over it!

(rant temporarily done)


For someone who has Twenty-Three Thousand posts in 3 years and 3 months, when I broke out my calculator that's an average of NINETEEN posts per DAY on this forum day in and day out, 7 days a week. Now I'm not that great at math, and I could be wrong but that's what my calculator tells me. Sorry you had to rant. Now get over it.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:17 PM
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Okay...

No more derailing beezzer from his tyrade thread rant.

I think I've got my politicanese all straightened out now.

Sorry beez.

Carry on.




posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:22 PM
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Beezzer... I think you might be getting scammed here. You know how an obscure right-wing politician will say something totally racist and then the the liberal media jumps on it? How many times do you think a right-wing politician says something ignorant and gets away without the liberal media parading it around? None. Now, how many times does the liberal media talk about the right-wing politician that volunteered at the soup kitchen? None.

Don't you think you might be reading news sources that do the same thing to make you think that progressives all think the way you portray them to think in this thread?

I know better than to believe that every conservative in this nation is a racist religious extremist so I think you probably know better than to think all of us liberals are atheist hipsters with tattoos of Obama on our butts.

So, I'd like to respond to each of your remarks as I naturally would. As any liberal-socialist leaning, veggie eating, yoga positioning, book reading, commie progressive bastard would.


beezzer
All the time now, I hear. . . .

"People have more money than me."

Get over it! You're not going to raise a revolution so you can take what isn't yours. I don't care how much you justify it. Grow a pair, get a job and work. . . . oh yeah, you can't DO that because then you'd be a slave to "the man". Instead, you get your weekly dole check (from the government) and deny being a slave to the "bigger man"!


If that was the problem, why do so many of us make plenty of money but still complain on the behalf of others? I never hear of these poor people because most of them don't have internet. I mostly hear from people like me who make plenty and still see the injustice. And, no, I don't think we should take anybody's money.



beezzer
"Guns are bad. Repeal the 2nd Amendment."

Get over it! It's in the Constitution! No infringement, pork chop! Your weenie progressive politicians who obviously HATE America can't do it no matter how many laws they try to pass. It's unconstitutional. Go ban nerf guns instead! Your constant ignorance on the topic just annoys me.


Plenty of us liberals like guns. We have a great freedom in our hands and it has its quirks. Wanting to change the method we acquire guns is not the same as wanting to take away the 2nd amendment. I don't think we should register them but I'd sure like to require everybody to take classes before being able to own one (just like a concealed permit). I don't even care if the guy selling you a shotgun writes down the name on your permit; just that he sees you know how to use it and won't hand it to your toddler.

I know there is a compromise somewhere that will satisfy most Americans because most Americans don't agree with either extreme.



beezzer
"Go practice your religion somewhere else."

Get over it! There are a whole bunch of us that believe in God. You don't? So what! I don't go around describing you as a complete mouth-breathing moron! You're not being cool, hip or trendy. You sound boring and are probably an insecure twerp trying to impress someone.


Again, the media likes to point out all these people and make spectacles of the issue. Just like it's difficult to find a story about a normal non-racist religious conservative in the news, it's equally hard to find a story about an atheist liberal who's not militantly opposed to Christianity.

You know that neither of those molds are true for 90% of your countrymen.



beezzer
"Pics or it didn't happen."

Get over it! It did happen! If I want to tell my story without photos then I will. Accept it or don't. But I don't work for you. Deal with it or not. Your simple-minded opinion does not concern me!


I'm with you on this one.



beezzer
"Healthcare is a right."

Get over it! It isn't! It's an opportunity for bigger government, more taxes and crappier service. If healthcare is a right, then I want you turkeys to buy me a Lexus, a house, clothes, and food! Because these things are all rights as well, right? You entitlement weenies just want to take and take and take.

Get over it!

(rant temporarily done)


I know better than to get into this one but... yeah. Both sides are pretty misrepresented here, as well.

In any case, I've seen you get more and more annoyed on ATS by people on the other side of the fence when you used to be fully aware that the guys sitting on top of the fence duking it out on camera don't represent any of us.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:32 PM
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CranialSponge
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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 ?


All of these terms have been confused over the last century. Liberal used to mean pro free market and minimal or non-existent government economic intervention. The opposite of liberal was socialist.

Progressive is simply a measure of in motion vs stationary. Progress can be had in any direction. The opposite of progressive is status quoism.

Conservative simply means resisting change so, a Democrat in America should be considered a conservative as soon as progressive liberals begin to roll back the welfare state while they attempt to preserve the status quo.

It's all in the perspective, better to state one's beliefs in plain language than adopt a standard whose meaning is elusive if you wish to not be misunderstood.


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posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:43 PM
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It's all in the perspective, better to state one's beliefs in plain language than adopt a standard whose meaning is elusive if you wish to not be misunderstood.


Agreed.

Political/ideological labels are completely different from one country to the next, and that's why it's best to stay away from that type of speak and just simply stick with everyday vocabulary instead... especially when in an international public medium like ATS, unless you're specifically in the US Political Madness forum. Otherwise it just causes unnecessary chaos and confusion.

(not to mention generalizing anything or anyone is just all around poor logic at the best of times)

I keep trying to sway beez away from this bad habit of his... but he's not taking the bait hint constructive criticism carrot.




posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:45 PM
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Oooo boy, this americanese stuff is mind boggling. Maybe it's too complicated for my wee "Murican" beer-drinking brain...


*Hail maries another beer to the canuck of his choice.*

Just go with it man. Whatever the hell all this nonsense is.

*buuuuurp*
excuuuuurrrse me. not bad manners just good beer.



posted on Mar, 27 2014 @ 07:51 PM
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*buuuuurp*
excuuuuurrrse me. not bad manners just good beer.


Never apologize for a good beer.




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