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  1. crabbyrino

    crabbyrino GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    COMPROMISE is not a dirty word.

  2. Enoki

    Enoki said, 4 months ago

    The real dirty word is Progressive. That wing of Leftist nutjobs that now dominate the Democrat party.

  3. Michyle Glen

    Michyle Glen said, 4 months ago

    A Marriage made in Hell.

  4. Enoki

    Enoki said, 4 months ago

    Sure I want to move the country forward. That isn’t going to happen with a Progressive Leftist agenda. Their agenda is one of the Industrial Revolution and mid-20th Century. It relies on Big Government, Socialist-like policy, and central planning.
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    In terms of where they want to go, they want Sweden in 1970 or Britain or France of the same period. That is they want taxes on anyone productive at 80%+ of their income (Sweden in that period actually exceeded 100% on some people!), want the government to subsidize and plan the economy (eg., Statist Capitalism), want a centralized government run health, retirement, and social services system. Those are just a few examples of how Progressives are backwards thinking.
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    We are no longer in the Industrial Revolution. We have entered the Electronics Revolution. Decentralization is the future. Getting rid of big cities and dense urban landscape is the future. Removing Big Government and the central planning it brings is the future.
    Progressives are everything they say they are NOT. They are actually regressive in thinking. Their myopia is drowning the economy and prosperity of people.

  5. Kip W

    Kip W said, 4 months ago

    Conservatism these days is a parasitic growth that eventually kills the host, and short-sightedly believes it won’t be affected when the host dies.

  6. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, 4 months ago

    @Enoki

    Who are these “progressives” you claim are doing all this nonsense? Not anyone I know.
    I’m closer to the Progressive Party of 1912, which is not exactly new:
    http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/progressive-platform-of-1912/

  7. Enoki

    Enoki said, 4 months ago

    @motivemagus

    Try looking at the bazillion sites you get putting in “Progressive Left” as a search.
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    http://www.ehow.com/facts_7592645_progressive-left-movement.html
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    http://www.pdamerica.org/

  8. Enoki

    Enoki said, 4 months ago

    @ghostkeeper

    I’m not thrilled with Big Business, but Walmart can’t force you to buy their crappola and can’t throw you in prison for not doing it; Big Government can and will.

  9. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 4 months ago

    @Enoki

    Extremism, as I have written so many times IS the problem.
    Hatred is part of it…
    As is disrespect and intolerance…..

  10. Enoki

    Enoki said, 4 months ago

    @Oscar54

    Is it Oscar? Are YOU required to have health insurance by government fiat? Remember that “little” law Obamacare? Hint, hint?
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    What happens if you don’t buy a policy? The government penalizes you with a tax. If you refuse to pay you can expect the IRS to knock on your door and arrest you for it.
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    Walmart can’t do that. Boeing can’t do that. Microsoft can’t do that. Government can. It is government that should scare you…

  11. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 4 months ago

    @Enoki

    Is what Enoki speaks of…the truth ?
    Lets hear it from the people of these European nations …
    I, for one, do not trust conservatives..
    I strongly suspect dishonesty…and acceptance of propaganda….and worst of all…stating opinion as fact….
    “Getting rid of big cities”
    Scary…
    “Removing big government”
    And why ?
    Exactly where ?.
    And , to the benefit of whom ??

  12. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 4 months ago

    @ghostkeeper

    “Getting rid of big government”
    Who benefits ?
    Of course – big business !
    NOT THE PEOPLE.
    Bigness is a natural thing, IMO.
    What we need is balance , three way …..
    people
    corporations
    government
    all compromising, all working as one..

  13. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 4 months ago

    Very ironic toon from Tom Toles who daily pushes his ultra-leftwing agenda.

  14. Enoki

    Enoki said, 4 months ago

    So, are you saying TTM that all of these orgainzations that self identify as Progressive Leftist are lying?!
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    http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=List_of_progressive_organizations
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    http://patriotaction.net/notes/Progressive_Organizations_for_the_Left
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    http://patriotaction.net/notes/Progressive_Organizations_for_the_Left_Part_2
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    http://www.progressive.org/
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    I put nothing but Progressive Leftist sites and you claim they are lying about their own stuff?! Incredible!
    They, Progressive Leftists, are the ones that cite wanting Big Government, socialist-LIKE (not Socialism but similar to socialism) policies, and central planning of the economy. These are sites run by Progressives.
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    What is your response to that? You make unsupported claims using a string of ad hominems and insults that I’m wrong even as I cite the Progressive Left’s OWN stuff!
    Refute the claims with some facts please. If you cannot don’t insult yourself by baselessly insulting me.

  15. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, 4 months ago

    hippogriff said, less than a minute ago

    TheTrustedMechanic: Good, but your numbering system is out of date. First world: Originally NATO plus Japan; now all controlled by the US military-industrial junta. Second world: Originally Warsaw Pact; now Russia, China, and the old Indo-China. Third world: Originally victims of 19th and 20th century colonialism trying to make it as independent countries; now same thing only facing civil war supported by military-industrial arms manufacturers.
    New additions: Fourth world: Excluded middle with massive poverty and a few massively rich dictators supported by the military-industrial junta in the form of CIA etc. US headed that way. Fifth world: Those with supermajority middle class, under attack for having high standards of living. Once a US goal.

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