The real difference between progressives and liberals

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  1. Quantum Windbag
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    Liberals get upset by policies that allow police to stop people walking down the street and searching them, progressives think it is good because only criminals will have anything to hide.

    Few back stop-and-frisk idea in violent S.F. area - SFGate

    Liberals see a proposal to give police APCs and wonder why police need them, progressives think UC Berkley police need one.

    IPS – Liberal Berkeley Poised to Acquire Armoured Vehicle | Inter Press Service

    I love the statist justification of an incident that ended with no one getting hurt justifies police getting a vehicle designed to carry soldiers into combat.
     
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    The Berkeley PD is not liberal and has a proud history of beating liberals to a pulp.
     
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    Liberals point out problems, but don't have any answers.

    Progressives claim to have answers, but can't agree on the problem.
     
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    So then windbag you where against arizona using this same tactic? Because you are calling jan brewer a progressive....

    Oh this could turn out to be a fun thread...if I wasn't at work I would be searching some threads right now...
     
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    Feel free to point out anywhere I ever said Jan brewer is a conservative.

    In fact, feel free to point out anywhere I said anything nice about Brewer.
     
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    sweet we should hand out an honorary hippie beating award to the officer with the most hippie beatdowns!
     
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    How weird...that was what the RW kept saying when people were up in arms about the Patriot Act and warrant-less wiretapping. :confused:
     
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    Progressive and liberal are the same.
    They started out as Progressives a hundred years ago, then when it became a bad word they changed to liberal. Now that Liberal is a bad word, they have changed back to progressive.
    It is the same meaning weather you use progressive or liberal, it means big Government.
    They are in both parties.
    They are for a big Government who wants to control each and everyone of us.
     
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    How weird, Obama is a right winger.
     
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    This is an excellent OP. I couldn't agree more. Well done QW.
     

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