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How Do You Compromise with a Progressive?

The Big Stink Wrote: May 20, 2012 11:06 AM
Smiling Drunk: He had a deadline and had to submit SOMETHING. But, I had the same sense when I read it. We're kindred spirits - and I haven't had a drink in 17 years!
SmilingDrunk Wrote: May 20, 2012 12:16 PM
Aw crap, 17 years? Crazy man! I'm not gonna lie though: I don't really enjoy being drunk. I love getting a few beers after work but I'm not one to get too crazy on a regular basis.

But yeah, this article made my head spin. And responses to it are even worse. Maybe me and you should start a group of reasonable Townhall posters?
Bob F. RVN70-71 Wrote: May 20, 2012 12:56 PM
SmilingDrunk:
I consider myself a reasonable person. Please suggest a way I can compromise with a "progressive" that does not go against my core beliefs.

For example, most conservatives have no problem with civil unions to give same-sex couple legal benefits. However, "progressives" insist on re-defining marriage to mean whatever they chhose it to mean. "Progressives" can choose to compromise and get behind civil unions, but they will not. This leaves the only place for compromise with conservatives to change our definition of marriage, which for most of us is defined by God as a lifetime union between one man and one woman.

I forced myself to watch Bill Maher this Friday as I was trying to chart out this column. Thankfully I hadn’t just eaten.

It was sickening to listen as cerebral dwarves Maher and some not-so-bright jackass from the fascist rag The Nation talked about how Republicans and the Tea Party are evil and the cause of all our economic problems while Rhodes Scholar and former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley, D-N.J. sat there smirking like a broken Muppet. The world in which progressives live makes the world J.K. Rowling created for Harry Potter seem normal.

And it wasn’t just the...