What does being "Progressive" mean to you?

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  • hedonisthedonist standing on the edge of foreverPosts: 18,460
    edited December 6
    I know the term is used politically, but I've a different context (assuming it's separate from that implied by the OP).

    I just see it as being for positive change, opening minds, opening yourself to different perspectives - maybe practices too?

    That's my take, anyway.  And I'm sticking to it!

    *edited for being repetitive :angry:
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  • Thoughts_ArriveThoughts_Arrive Melbourne, AustraliaPosts: 10,768
    brianlux said:
    Conservative: Penis in resting state.
    Progressive: Fully erect penis.
    You are on a roll, Thoughts. :lol:
    Not sure what to put it down to.
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  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 21,340
    brianlux said:
    Conservative: Penis in resting state.
    Progressive: Fully erect penis.
    You are on a roll, Thoughts. :lol:
    Not sure what to put it down to.
    Whatever it is,  keep it rolling because keep us rolling like...  :rofl:

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  • JC29856JC29856 Posts: 8,770
    war!.....where are progressives on endless wars of choice?
    haven't the progressive tax dollars been funding wars for 14 years?
    (And these questions can be re-phrased and asked about 90% of what you asked)
  • josevolutionjosevolution Posts: 17,209
    JC29856 said:
    war!.....where are progressives on endless wars of choice?
    haven't the progressive tax dollars been funding wars for 14 years?
    What administration destabilized the whole region ? Conservatives or progressives? 
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  • CM189191CM189191 Minneapolis via ChicagoPosts: 3,265
    JC29856 said:
    war!.....where are progressives on endless wars of choice?
    haven't the progressive tax dollars been funding wars for 14 years?
    you suck at math
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  • Gern BlanstenGern Blansten Your Mom'sPosts: 6,570
    CM189191 said:
    What’s the Difference Between a Liberal and a Progressive?

    A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below.

    She shouted to him, "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don't know where I am."

    The man consulted his portable GPS and replied, "You're in a hot air balloon, approximately 30 feet above a ground elevation of 2346 feet above sea level. You are at 31 degrees, 14.97 minutes north latitude and 100 degrees, 49.09 minutes west longitude.

    She rolled her eyes and said, "You must be a Progressive."

    "I am," replied the man. "How did you know?"

    "Well," answered the balloonist, "everything you told me is technically correct, but I have no idea what to do with your information, and I'm still lost. Frankly, you've not been much help to me."

    The man smiled and responded, "You must be a Conservative."

    "I am," replied the balloonist. "How did you know?"

    "Well," said the man, "you don't know where you are or where you're going. You've risen to where you are due to a large quantity of hot air. You made a promise that you have no idea how to keep, and you expect me to solve your problem. You're in exactly the same position you were in before we met but, somehow, now it's my fault."
    End of thread....
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  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 21,340
    JC29856 said:
    war!.....where are progressives on endless wars of choice?
    haven't the progressive tax dollars been funding wars for 14 years?
    Some dems maybe, most reps probably, but true progressives, no way.
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  • gimmesometruth27gimmesometruth27 St. Fuckin LouisPosts: 15,997
    JC29856 said:
    war!.....where are progressives on endless wars of choice?
    haven't the progressive tax dollars been funding wars for 14 years?
    oppose them. i was out protesting them before the iraq war. probably more than you ever did.
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