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A Political Glossary: Part II

Ann Anon Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 1:30 PM
Liberals learned a long time ago that appealing to reason would leave them without success. So they manufacture or twist truth whenever it is necessary to obtain what they want. The difference between conservatives and liberals is that the great mass of conservatives, including the tea party, will beat down the liars in our own party and not reward them with political office.
Bill38 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 2:44 PM
Rinos are idiots! They should all be voted out of office. Liberals are political parasites and should be eradicated as any vermin should be. Republicans do have access to the voters, their problem is they are gutless/spineless wimps. That also includes a lot of the recently elected 2010 newbies. Wasington has to be flushed like a smelly toilet, the sooner the better.

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...