Do progressives have any limits or boundaries on what government should provide

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    Do progressives have any limits or boundaries on what government should provide for a person??

    Where is the line?
     
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    Off the top of my head, the only limit I can think of is their willingness to limit human rights to only the humans who live long enough to be born.
     
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    Pretty much... If progressives weren't ignorant Marxist authoritarian drones you'd figure they would have an individualist opinion on what the boundaries of government entitlements are.

    Progressives have said nothing because they're sheep and they don't know what to think - they only know what to say and this question requires them to think for themselves.
     
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    Do conservatives have any limit on who they would f*ck over for a dollar?
     
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    Pretending your fellow Americans believe what they dont believe is a pretty lame and usless exersize in hate.
     
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    Well speaking as a liberal I think the our government shouldn't provide:

    -Israel with a military.
    -Egypt with a military.
    -Russia with funds to prop up their economy.
    -Jordan with funds to keep them as an ally.
    -Nation building in Iraq.
    -Nation building in Afghanistan.
    -A military base in Okinawa.
    -A military base in Kuwait.
    -Heck some 600 military bases worldwide.
    -Funding for pharmaceutical research that will be used for private profit.
    -Funding for technical research that will be used for private profit.
    -Zero percent interest rates on loans to private entities.
    -Military protection for American companies overseas.
    -Cheap or free use of public land for private cattle herders.
    -Patents on virus, animals and elements commonly found in nature.
    -Access to American markets, justice system and infrastructure to companies that claim to be American but have a large work force and liquidity overseas.
     
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    Do 'Conservatives' has any limits or boundries on how much of the national income will be given to the very wealthy at the expense of the middle class and working poor? Do they know any point at which they will cease to try to begger those on the factory floor?
     
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    I stop at forcing right wingers to have an education. Don't make them have what they don't want. It's better to let them make up even more ridiculous nonsense. It keeps them happy.

    Hey, how many poor did the right wingers starve today? How many unemployed did they call drug addicts. How many jobs did they ship to China? How many times did they call the president "boy" or "tar baby"? Yea, nice they're so "reasonable".
     
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    Spoken like a real dittohead. A follower of an obese junkie.
     
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    Why would there be a line? Each instance would have its own pros and cons. Start drawing lines and you get a situation like the debt ceiling deal, where people box themselves in because they signed a piece of paper and the country suffers for it, as we saw yesterday. It becomes like when "Zero Tolerance" initiatives lead to "zero brains" results. What some consider "principles", often becomes a license to not to have to think.
     

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