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#1 there's a large right-wing faction in the Democratic Party03-04-2010, 12:27 AM
Ardent15 (1000+ posts) Wed Mar-03-10 10:18 PM
Notice that there's a large right-wing faction in the Democratic Party, but the GOP...
Edited on Wed Mar-03-10 10:18 PM by Ardent15
...is uniformly conservative, with the factions being right, far right, and Palin/Beck right.
Yet a majority of Americans support progressive policies, from universal health care to safety nets in general.
I'm convinced that the Powers that Be are conservative because progressive policies are a threat to them. The question is: Are they conservative because they are afraid of losing their power, or are they afraid of losing their power because they're conservative?
It's a chicken-and-the-egg thing.
Regardless, our two major political parties, Congress, President, and Supreme Court do not represent the People, even though they are SUPPOSED to. But "public interest" and "the common good" are terms scoffed at by the Powers That Be.
03-04-2010, 01:29 PM
That a good one. Acknowleding there are conservative leaning members of the Dem party while simultaneously claiming the majority of Americans are "progressive." :D
03-04-2010, 01:31 PMYet a majority of Americans support progressive policies, from universal health care to safety nets in general.“Progress is Providence without God. That is, it is a theory that everything has always
perpetually gone right by accident. It is a sort of atheistic optimism, based on an
everlasting coincidence far more miraculous than a miracle.”
G. K. Chesterton
03-04-2010, 02:25 PM
DU and reality ... not on speaking terms at the momentCU's Paranormal Expert.
Keep your powder dry, your sword sharp and your wits intact.
03-04-2010, 02:35 PM
Well I guess that is a real post....:eek: The stupidity of it, made me think Rock made it up...
Wow these people are delusional!Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.
We could say they are spending like drunken sailors. That would be unfair to drunken sailors, they're spending their OWN money.
03-05-2010, 01:30 AMThe Obama Administration: Deny. Deflect. Blame.
03-05-2010, 10:34 AM
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"Yet a majority of Americans support progressive policies, from universal health care to safety nets in general."
Actually, no. What cleaning fluid did that DUmmy load into his bong when he wrote that?
1) Most Americans oppose socialized medicine.
2) For a more tangible example, remember Prop 8 and similar gay marriage bans put up for vote across the country in the 2008 elections? Most if not all of those passed (Including Prop 8, in freaking CALIFORNIA!).
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