Definitions

Definitions

The following definitions are what politico-cat will henceforth use in articles found in this blog. Dictionary definitions often are not enough so we will include more discussion where we feel they are needed. If you wish to read more about politico-cat’s political leanings visit http://politico-cat.com/node/32

Progressive

one believing in moderate political change and especially social improvement by governmental action.

https://fee.org/articles/teddy-roosevelt-and-the-progressive-vision-of-h...

Socialism

any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods.

https://fee.org/articles/under-socialism-morality-is-scarcer-than-bread/

Conservative

a : disposition in politics to preserve what is established

b : a political philosophy based on tradition and social stability, stressing established institutions, and preferring gradual development to abrupt change; specifically : such a philosophy calling for lower taxes, limited government regulation of business and investing, a strong national defense, and individual financial responsibility for personal needs (such as retirement income or health-care coverage).

https://fee.org/articles/the-creed-of-a-conservative/

Libertarian

person who upholds the principles of individual liberty especially of thought and action.

https://fee.org/articles/who-is-a-libertarian/

Liberal

We will avoid because of the confusion of liberal with classical liberalism. What is often called liberal in the United States is actually socialism who hijacked the word to sound more acceptable.

https://fee.org/articles/take-back-the-word-liberal/

Some definitions above are from Webster’s Dictionary.