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According to this artcile from the AMAC magazine, it seems that Cuccinelli from
Virginia is opposing McAuley for the Governor run of the State by accentuating
McAuley's extreme liberal stance. In addition, he is highlighting McAuley's past
friendships with the Clinton's, and so much so, showing how he was involved in
the Whitewater scandal of the past, but not convicted.

And that PR seems to be working.

I did not realize that Liberals do not like that moniker. The Liberals I know are
out and out Liberals and stand by their beliefs in a vocal way.

How do others feel about Liberals and their liking or disliking the reference to
their politics?
Nov 2nd 2013 new
Most libs that I know (including relatives) prefer to use the term 'progressive,' because of the bad smell associated with 'liberal.' The arrogance of using the word is obvious. We conservatives must therefore be 'regressive' ~ opposed to what they define as progress. You've heard Democrats call Republicans obstructionist. This strategy has obviously worked with the blissfully ignorant in our population.
Nov 2nd 2013 new
(quote) Peter-449116 said: Most libs that I know (including relatives) prefer to use the term 'progressive,' because of the bad smell associated with 'liberal.' The arrogance of using the word is obvious. We conservatives must therefore be 'regressive' ~ opposed to what they define as progress. You've heard Democrats call Republicans obstructionist. This strategy has obviously worked with the blissfully ignorant in our population.
I would hesitate to call them "progressive" without adding a few qualifying words.

Progressive. Perhaps, I would use it more as a verb than a noun:
> Progressing toward Socialism.
> Progressing toward abortion on demand and at a whim.
> Progressing toward total dependence of the individual on the government.
> Progressing, even more quickly than the Republicans, toward financial debt and collapse.
> Progressing toward total government control over the health care and health "insurance" of every American.
> Progressing toward the obsessive-compulsive-intrusive government nanny-government (e.g. Bloomberg of NY; the CA state legislature).
> Progressing toward equal results, not equal opportunity.
> Progressing toward willful destruction of the family.
> Progressing so that a girl can get an abortion without parental consent... but not an aspirin.
> Progressing toward "No tolerance policies" which tend to relieve the authorities of having to use any sound judgement or discretion.
> Progressing toward government determining how someone is allow to practice their religious faith.
> Progressing toward giving up on personal responsibility.
> Progressing toward mandatory, government controlled health care rationing.
> Etc., etc.

I have run out of words and my fingers are tired. In these ways, I suppose liberals are progressive.

Ed


Nov 2nd 2013 new
(quote) ED-20630 said: I would hesitate to call them "progressive" without adding a few qualifying words.

Progressive. Perhaps, I would use it more as a verb than a noun:
> Progressing toward Socialism.
> Progressing toward abortion on demand and at a whim.
> Progressing toward total dependence of the individual on the government.
> Progressing, even more quickly than the Republicans, toward financial debt and collapse.
> Progressing toward total government control over the health care and health "insurance" of every American.
> Progressing toward the obsessive-compulsive-intrusive government nanny-government (e.g. Bloomberg of NY; the CA state legislature).
> Progressing toward equal results, not equal opportunity.
> Progressing toward willful destruction of the family.
> Progressing so that a girl can get an abortion without parental consent... but not an aspirin.
> Progressing toward "No tolerance policies" which tend to relieve the authorities of having to use any sound judgement or discretion.
> Progressing toward government determining how someone is allow to practice their religious faith.
> Progressing toward giving up on personal responsibility.
> Progressing toward mandatory, government controlled health care rationing.
> Etc., etc.

I have run out of words and my fingers are tired. In these ways, I suppose liberals are progressive.

Ed


Wow, Ed, that was almost poetic, and most of all, accurate.

Thank you.
Nov 2nd 2013 new
(quote) Peter-449116 said: Most libs that I know (including relatives) prefer to use the term 'progressive,' because of the bad smell associated with 'liberal.' The arrogance of using the word is obvious. We conservatives must therefore be 'regressive' ~ opposed to what they define as progress. You've heard Democrats call Republicans obstructionist. This strategy has obviously worked with the blissfully ignorant in our population.
I usually think of Wilson as a Progressive, not Hillary.

I know now she calls herself Progressive, but do you remember if she called
herself that when she was younger.

I thought she was a Republican at the beginning.

Yes, obstructionist is a bad term and puts people off about Republicans.
The truth is that it is a lie, because Republicans obstruct catastrophes,
not good politics.

Nov 2nd 2013 new
(quote) Marianne-100218 said: Wow, Ed, that was almost poetic, and most of all, accurate.

Thank you.
Thanks Marianne.

Although, if I had to make a living as a poet, I doubt that my poetic skills would put much food on the table. laughing
Nov 2nd 2013 new
(quote) Marianne-100218 said: http://amac.us/gop-liberal-vs-conservative-virginia-campaign-strategy-may-be-the-way-to-retake-congr...


According to this artcile from the AMAC magazine, it seems that Cuccinelli from
Virginia is opposing McAuley for the Governor run of the State by accentuating
McAuley's extreme liberal stance. In addition, he is highlighting McAuley's past
friendships with the Clinton's, and so much so, showing how he was involved in
the Whitewater scandal of the past, but not convicted.

And that PR seems to be working.

I did not realize that Liberals do not like that moniker. The Liberals I know are
out and out Liberals and stand by their beliefs in a vocal way.

How do others feel about Liberals and their liking or disliking the reference to
their politics?
The race here in Virginia is pretty nasty because Cuccinelli is being assaulted by two groups: the McAuliffe-loving democrats, and "rinos"(republicans in name only) such as Bill Bolling. One reason that Cucinelli has drawn such ire, is that he is actually a libertarian-conservative and that infuriates the rinos like Bolling. In fact, Bolling has vowed to even HELP McAuliffe against Cuccenelli and has smeared E.W Jackson as an "extremist". So the thing I take away from this is that mere labels don't mean anything; it's what is at their core.

I'm thankful to have had the opportunity to live in the VA Beach area; there are a lot of truly wonderful people here. We have a subculture of conservative-libertarians and it's not uncommon to run into people in a coffee shop, reading Ron Paul/Michael Savage books. As devoted to American principles as this area is, Northern Virginia is hardcore democrat and has even more people, thus NOVA can be a deciding factor in elections.
Nov 3rd 2013 new
Hillary was a " Goldwater Girl " back in the day.

Here is an interesting discussion of Liberalism : www.amazon.com
Nov 4th 2013 new
(quote) Marianne-100218 said: I usually think of Wilson as a Progressive, not Hillary.

I know now she calls herself Progressive, but do you remember if she called
herself that when she was younger.

I thought she was a Republican at the beginning.

Yes, obstructionist is a bad term and puts people off about Republicans.
The truth is that it is a lie, because Republicans obstruct catastrophes,
not good politics.

Her parents might have been Republicans, but Hillary herself never was.

She has always been involved in extreme left politics.
Nov 4th 2013 new
(quote) Paul-866591 said: Her parents might have been Republicans, but Hillary herself never was.

She has always been involved in extreme left politics.
I just looked it up, and she had a background of being Republican.

I think when she got to college she became very liberal in that all girl
school.

en.wikipedia.org



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