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  1. IcyPatriot

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    Yeah another quiz ... back to school guys ... and Mrs. PFnVA.;)

    Interactive Quiz: How Progressive Are You?

    I received a 196/400 and they labeled me a conservative ... Average American is 209.5 so I'm close.
    I thought I would come out more moderate than that ... but it's what it's.
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    I came in at 337/400, making me "extremely progressive."
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    166/400 Conservative. I don't think any of us are going to be shocked at our scores or classification......
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    I know exactly where I'll be without even taking the test.
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    232 - but it's early and the cat just puked in my shoe.
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    I just feel like making the point that Progressive does not equal Liberal. They're two different things, there can be progressives inside the Republicans and Democrats. I know no-one here said otherwise but it seems like the trend to eliminate the word Liberal and repalce it with Progressive.

    "Social progressivism, which states that governmental practices ought to be adjusted as society evolves, forms the ideological basis for many American progressives."

    Being a Progressive is really the opposite of being a Constitutionalist, as you can see from the quote above. Yes - the VAST majority of Progressives are Democrats or Liberals but you can be a Republican and not be a Constitutionalist which makes you a Progressive too, what you want to "Progress" to would just be far different than most Progressives.

    Think about it, "Progress" means different things to different people so it makes no sense for Progressivism to be exclusive to one party. Same with Conservatism, in fact.
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    I hate these tests. They have too many loaded questions that may evoke innacurate responses. I don't like the response scale, either. And besides, I might come out conservative and someone else may have the exact same score but for completely different reasons depending on how he voted on each particular question. It's like sorting jelly beans.
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    I scored 51, thought that I would score lower.
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    I agree that some of the questions are loaded. I scored 146, which is labeled as "very conservative." I always find them to be kinda fun though.
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    222......but my answers were bi-modal.......mostly 0-2 and 8-10's
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    When you get down to it, all the terms are like that. A liberal can be a libertarian or favor a strong central government or both. A conservative can favor a government centered around a strong costly military, a fiscal conservative, or a libertarian. The term progressive tends to refer more to liberal philosophies than conservative, and in the past has been often used by groups to the left of the liberals, though has also been used by populists. Today, I think it covers mostly liberals, but is more broad than the word "liberal."
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    Yesterday a very conservative friend stopped by, and after a long discussion we found out we are much closer than we think we are.. even though we disagree on Obama, we agree that congress is out of control.. my talking points had to to with Bunning and Shelby... and he focused on Pelosi.. but the end we came to the conclusion that the root of all evil is congress...
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    312...not a shocker at all.



    I think the root of all evil is actually a finer point that JUST congress....Its actually one of the few things my family ( who would score in the low teens on this 'quiz') and I agree on...

    Its the lack of term limits. The perpetual campaign.
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    That's so true.

    If a politician could only serve two or three terms, the campaign money would be less useful. Too bad it can't happen.
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    Everybody in this country would agree with that one, why can't the people demand it.

    A Government For The People And By The People.
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    hopefully not too progressive at all.
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    Sheesh ... a tad low isn't it ... I figure you for at least a 390. :p
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    Don't worry ... nobody will tell ... :scared:
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    I figured I'd come out somewhere near the middle right. It was by accident that I did, though.

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