I've followed Bill Whittle for the last couple of years. He does political commentary for PJTV and he is a pilot of a small airplane. In my opinion, he also explains political things so that I can understand them. Today, I stumbled upon a couple of videos made in August of 2011, in which Bill explains progressives and conservatives in a way that made sense to me. It will take a little over an hour to watch both of these, and I suggest that you pick a time when you can devote that hour without interruption. I believe that this is important stuff. I hope you will watch them.
February 2020 - I've just watched these two videos again, and after almost 10 years, the the points made by Bill are still valid. If you stumble on this page, I encourage you to find the time and watch these, while there is still time left.