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A Political Glossary

Robert341 Wrote: Jun 26, 2012 11:54 AM
A “Must Read” from Dr. Sowell. Last night, I met one of “The Hungry,” a young guy ahead of me at Walgreens, who tried to buy 2 energy drinks with a food stamps credit card. It didn't work, so he used a $100 bill. The older clerk, not as fit, looking tired from standing all day at a low-paid job, said after he left, "Our money." Though I’m 66, & on oxygen for pulmonary fibrosis, a terminal illness that kills as many as breast cancer, I’m not “hungry,” because I work full time. How much longer are folks going to take it? I will link to this from my Old Jarhead blog. Robert A. Hall Author: The Coming Collapse of the American Republic All royalties go to help wounded veterans For a free PDF of my book, write tartanmarine(at)
Since this is an election year, we can expect to hear a lot of words -- and the meaning of those words is not always clear. So it may be helpful to have a glossary of political terms.

One of the most versatile terms in the political vocabulary is "fairness." It has been used over a vast range of issues, from "fair trade" laws to the Fair Labor Standards Act. And recently we have heard that the rich don't pay their "fair share" of taxes.

Some of us may want to see a definition of what is "fair." But a concrete definition would...