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A. Joseph Ross
Sun Mar 20 23:44:45 EST 2005

On 20 Mar 2005 at 9:49, SteveOrdinetz wrote:

> So why then do the libtalkers position themselves "progressive" talk
> and not "liberal" talk?  The words are not synonymous by any stretch
> of the imagination.  Same reason..."liberal" and "right wing" have
> become negative images.

As I think Garrett pointed out awhile ago, "progressive" is the historical name for that 
particular set of political beliefs.  It came to be called "liberal" for some reason at the time of 
the New Deal, but "liberal," historically, has meant something else.

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