Of all the bullshit and intellectual dishonesty in modern politics, the names "Liberal" and "Progressive" top the fucking charts. Think about it, "Liberals" spend all their time trying to expand government authority, and "Progressives" spend all their time blocking human advancement. They want to take us from cars back to trains, from nuclear power back to windmills, from individual liberty back to fucking central planning. If the hardcore progressives had their way, amazing shit like iPad's wouldn't exist. They would have cut us off at the knees a long time ago:
Apparently, Jesse Jackson Jr's a big fan of Huxley's Brave New World (if you haven't read it, do):
"The Inventions Office is stuffed with plans for labour-saving processes. Thousands of them." Mustapha Mond made a lavish gesture. "And why don't we put them into execution? For the sake of the labourers..."
Also, by the looks of this progressive propaganda video (for kids), if they had their way, you'd be lucky to even get your hands on a Zack Morris cell phone: