This November and implications

Started by Jason Harvestdancer, February 15, 2022, 09:48:37 PM

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Draconic Aiur

Quote from: SGOS on February 16, 2022, 07:03:17 AM
It's not all Biden's fault. 

Damn right. The republicans are still bullied by trump and their base treats Trump and his lies as fact. SCOTUS is mostly republican with only 3 democrats and 6 republicans and no swing position. In the 2020 election democrats didn't gain more seats in the senate which is lead by Moscow Mitch and his conservative assholes.  Then we have Joe Manchin in the democratic side being a little shit. All of this while Trumps lies about the election made all the butthurt racist republicans come out of hiding to restrict voting  and slash mail-in-voting because "them Dem's stole the election". And if that's not enough we are in the middle of a pandemic where a ton of people are fucking idiots.

Jason Harvestdancer

Quote from: GSOgymrat on February 16, 2022, 09:16:40 AM
Why should Republicans be scared?

Sometimes getting what you say you want can be a horrible burden.

BTW, you might see things more clearly if you look for the difference between "liberal" and "progressive", even in the U.S. sense of those terms.
White privilege is being a lifelong racist, then being sent to the White House twice because your running mate is a minority.

No Biden, no KKK, no Fascist USA!

GSOgymrat

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As I understand it, the main distinctions between liberals and progressives regard individualism and rights compared to collectivism and equity. Liberals tend to focus on individuals creating systems that maximize personal freedom and progressives tend to focus on groups creating systems that maximize equity. Liberals and progressives have different attitudes regarding capitalism and the role of government. They overlap but sometimes have different priorities and solutions. For example, unlike conservatives, both liberals and progressives want all people to have access to affordable healthcare. Progressives advocate that government should take over the healthcare industry because having multiple providers is inefficient and may result in disparities in healthcare outcomes. Liberals want to maximize the freedom of both patients and healthcare providers and propose models where everyone has access to healthcare but individuals can choose healthcare plans and not all healthcare providers are employed by the government.

Anyone, please chime in with their thoughts on the difference between liberals and progressives.

Cassia

Quote from: Jason Harvestdancer on February 17, 2022, 10:20:15 PM
Sometimes getting what you say you want can be a horrible burden.
You mean like a White Nationalist Christian Nation where the health insurance is the gofundme plan, elections don't really matter anymore, creationism is taught in schools, your daughter can get her abortion in the barn, vaccinations for diseases like polio and measles are not required, the Senate has sermons before each session and discuses which bill Jesus would like to pass, the tomatoes don't get picked as the Mexicans are missing somehow, and the sick person's idiot family can tell the doctors how to treat them and all you hear is mother fucking country music. LOL. Yeah, I agree with you.

Jason Harvestdancer

Quote from: Cassia on February 18, 2022, 01:13:47 AM
You mean like a White Nationalist Christian Nation where the health insurance is the gofundme plan, elections don't really matter anymore, creationism is taught in schools, your daughter can get her abortion in the barn, vaccinations for diseases like polio and measles are not required, the Senate has sermons before each session and discuses which bill Jesus would like to pass, the tomatoes don't get picked as the Mexicans are missing somehow, and the sick person's idiot family can tell the doctors how to treat them and all you hear is mother fucking country music. LOL. Yeah, I agree with you.

That's an interesting scenario you have described.  Not sure what to make of it.
White privilege is being a lifelong racist, then being sent to the White House twice because your running mate is a minority.

No Biden, no KKK, no Fascist USA!