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Qtec
03-21-2011, 10:32 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Scott Walker Touts His Union-Busting Agenda As ‘Progressive’

'Nobody’s against collective bargaining, not Scott Walker, not Jason Lewis.

WALKER: That’s exactly right. [...] We’ve actually done something remarkable. We have a credit-positive budget according to the national bond rating agencies because we dealt with our structural deficit in this budget, so that we’re not passing it on to our kids. But what they want is to do what they did two years ago, grab some more of the bailout stimulus money, use it for one-time money for a long-term fix can only make the problem worse. [...] <span style='font-size: 17pt'>Truly, in the best sense of the word, what we’re doing is progressive.</span> </div></div>


link (http://thinkprogress.org/2011/03/21/scott-walker-progressive/)

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Gayle in MD
03-21-2011, 01:38 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Scott Walker Touts His Union-Busting Agenda As ‘Progressive’

'Nobody’s against collective bargaining, not Scott Walker, not Jason Lewis.

WALKER: That’s exactly right. [...] We’ve actually done something remarkable. We have a credit-positive budget according to the national bond rating agencies because we dealt with our structural deficit in this budget, so that we’re not passing it on to our kids. But what they want is to do what they did two years ago, grab some more of the bailout stimulus money, use it for one-time money for a long-term fix can only make the problem worse. [...] <span style='font-size: 17pt'>Truly, in the best sense of the word, what we’re doing is progressive.</span> </div></div>


link (http://thinkprogress.org/2011/03/21/scott-walker-progressive/)

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">They have no interest in what words actually mean. All they care about is the emotional charge that words carry. That's why they're so desperate to throw off the mantle of "fascist" even though their values and aims very neatly track the fourteen defining characteristics of fascism:

http://www.rense.com/general37...

Given this, I suppose it's a good sign that a right-winger is trying to embrace the label of "progressive". It looks like they recognize the positive sense of the term and want to co-opt it for themselves, and maybe will abandon Glenn Beck's struggle to make it a dirty word.
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http://www.rense.com/general37...

wolfdancer
03-21-2011, 03:06 PM
Please...way to early out here on the west coast to bring up Glen Beck's name.I haven't had time yet to digest my lunch. I hope to get 9 holes in today... wonder if it will help, if I imagine that ball on the tee is one of Glenn's.....I might get some extra distance then.....