In response to:

A Political Glossary: Part II

4441 Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 11:22 AM
While a bit off topic, words do matter. The anti-gun crowd calls my snub nosed .38 a "Saturday Night Special", but if it's in the hands of a L.E.O. it's a Detectives Special. Same for the Administrations use of the word "reasonable"-as long as you agree with the progessives schemes you're reasonable, if not, you're a racist/redneck/homophobe/misogyinst/fill in the blank
AmericanPatriot52 Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 12:40 PM
That's because they can't fight the truth, or defend their version of it. So they call names in an attempt to silence the opposition. "They" still haven't learned that the silent majority is playing very close attention and will be silent no more (at least for awhile). "They" woke up that sleeping giant that is America.

Editor's Note: This is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

Politicians seem to have a special fondness for words that have two very different meanings, so we are likely to hear a lot of these kinds of words this election year.

"Access" is one of those words. Politicians seem to be forever coming to the rescue of people who have been denied "access" to credit, college or whatever.

But what does that mean, concretely?

It could mean that some external force is blocking you from whatever your goal might be. Or it could mean that you just...