A GLOSSARY FOR LIBERALS

A GLOSSARY FOR LIBERALS

GLOSSARY 

Real world words liberals should be using – instead of euphemisms – to expose the vast right wing conspiracy that exists in the United States today.  Contributions are welcome.

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Aristocracy

The wealthy ruling class in America. They rule by controlling government through gifts of payoff money to elected officials.

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Aristocracy Tax

A tax on wealthy estates often referred to by right wing extremists as the “death tax”. In actually it is a tax placed on the wealthiest to prevent the rise of an aristocratic class in the United States as first proposed by Theodore Roosevelt.

Friedmanism

Voodoo economics, also known as supply side. A deeply flawed theory of economics developed by Milton Friedman of the Chicago School of Economics. It’s ideas are intended to benefit a small portion of the population of a country and always the rich

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Geetus

Campaign contribution. As in To win in politics you gotta have the geetus. Also known as boodle, scratch and scarol.

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National Savings Plan  

A term to use in place of “entitlements” for Social Security and Medicare.

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Payoff Money

Campaign contribution, a euphemism for payoff money, which is money grubbed by elected officials in exchange for votes. Politicians chase payoff money like flies swarm fill in the blank.

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Ponzi Scheme

What Republicans are determined to turn Social Security into by breaking the compact between the generations and finally destroying the program.

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This is all of us someday and we need Social Security and Medicare more than ever. Fight for it. Vote for it. Image via Wikipedia

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Profitizing

Word to substitute for privatizing, as in profitizing Social Security. Profitizing associates the right wing plot to destroy Social Security with Wall Street greed.

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Protection money

Money given by Wall Street banks to their goombahs in Congress and the White House to prevent prosecution for the crimes they committed.  Sometimes referred to as a campaign contribution.

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Rigged market

A trade agreement such as NAFTA; debunks “free” market mythology such as that spouted by Ayn Rand; the market in which petroleum is bought and sold. OPEC is a monopoly, the very opposite of a free market. We can speak of a rigged market in gasoline since supply is rigidly controlled by an oligopoly of super sized corporations. It is then awarded to the highest bidder in a bidding war on a commodity exchange.

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Right wing extremist

Members of the Republican party and of the Clintonista pseudo-Democratic movement.  A term to be used in place of euphemisms “centrist” and “moderate” for right wing Democrats who support conservative economic issues.

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Sabotage

The Republican party’s agenda for the U.S. economy and the American middle class. It is a political movement among right wing extremists whose goal is to gain a fascist-like control of government by banishing political opposition.

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Sabotuer

A member of the Republican party

Scratch

Campaign cash.  Also known as boodle, geetus and scarol.

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Scratch Committe

DNC, RNC and all Congressional committees tasked with raising scratch (also known as the campaign contributions) for elections. 

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Vendetta

A life long grudge held by the ruling class in America against the social safety net since its inception.

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Wage slavers – What Republicans refer to as job creators.

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War Department

In place of Defense Department.

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War Entitlements

War spending for the war industry.

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War Spending

In place of Defense Spending.

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Welfare Queen

Wall Street millionaire CEOs who accepted taxpayer welfare to bail them and their banks out of worthless investments.

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2 Comments to “A GLOSSARY FOR LIBERALS”

  1. Good post. I especially like Profitizing and War Entitlements.

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