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Raksha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-30-06 05:28 AM
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44. I've always been proud to call myself a liberal.
I have NEVER allowed the RWWs to define me and I've always hated and resisted their demonization of the word "liberal." Recently I've been using the word "progressive" interchangeably with "liberal," but only because other liberals (including my daughter) seemed to prefer it.

Re >>But then what do we do when the Republicans or the corporate media make progressive a term of derision? Change names again?<<

Hell, no! After all, what's the opposite of progressive?

REGRESSIVE!!!

If the Repukes start using the term "progressive" in a derogatory way, we can always start calling them what they actually are: REGRESSIVES! Come to think of it, maybe we should do it anyway.
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