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Toots Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:06 PM
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Red-ink-licans are great name-callers ~ We should be also


Red-ink-licans have perfected it. We are "Liberals" "Commies" "Traitors" "Hippies" "Tax & Spend" "Baby Killers" "Whack-o Environmentalists" "Femi Nazis" "Anti-American" The list goes on and on. What do we have? I can't think of a lot. These people have coordinated attacks using these and other names at any and all opportunity. They have blast faxes daily giving talking points and buzz words or names to use. The one that hurts me the most I guess is "Tax & Spend" It has a ring of truth and isn't "evil" People pick up on that and it does great damage. What we need is something similar something every Democrat will use when on any Media source. We need some names that will resonate with the public. We need to "Coin a Phrase" or accept an existing one and begin some concerted usage of it. Repetition is their main weapon and we need to adopt it. So Suggestions; What are some good names or phrases? I like Red Ink Republicans or shortened to Redinklicans. We need something catchy with truthfulness
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lcordero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:08 PM
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1. bankruptlicans? creditcardservatives?
????
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Bluzmann57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:10 PM
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2. Those are pretty good ones
The ones I have are better not said in public, especially around kids.
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lcordero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:17 PM
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3. cronyservatives? oldboyplicans?
?????
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Melsky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:17 PM
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4. Redinklicans is good
War Profiteers!

Logic Dodgers!

Corporate Welfare Pigs!

Cronyists!

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Peace_2_Everyone Donating Member (665 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:19 PM
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5. Greedy Oppressive Pirates (GOP)
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lcordero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:24 PM
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7. Might be better if "Pirates" was replaced by the word "Parasites"
:evilgrin:
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I Lean Left Donating Member (487 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:24 PM
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6. Pillage and Plunder Conservatives!!!
It's their approach to the economy, foreign affairs, the environment, energy, practically everything.
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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:29 PM
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8. Can't beat "Fruitcake"
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bunnyhop Donating Member (837 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:32 PM
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9. Daschle's motto - Gentlemen don't make personal attacks
Most other dems seem to think the same thing. "We're not going to get into the gutter with the republicans". Hell - that's politics and dems better start getting themselves dirty too. I've been trying to come up with good names for the GOP too. My favorite name for bushie is Genocide George and Butt-boils is what i call Limbaugh.

PS - the all-time best put-down name is TREE-HUGGERS for the environmentalists. That's a classic and you have to tip your hat to the RW loonies for coming up with it.
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Toots Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:35 PM
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10. Yes ~ How could I have left that one out?
:-) We have "Red Necks"
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Muddleoftheroad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:39 PM
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11. Red-ink-licans are great name-callers - We should be also
Red-ink-licans are great assholes (or fill in the blank with your own idea) ~ We should be also.

This makes no sense. Let's take all of their negatives and copy them?
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Toots Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-03 10:48 PM
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12. I would suggest negative advertising has proven quite successful
I understand your point and where you are coming from and I probably agree with it. I don't consider the name Red-ink-licans to be negative per say. It is the truth and sometimes the truth hurts. Tax & Spend is also the truth and has been very damaging to the Democrats. We do like to use the peoples money for Schools, Highways, sewers, postal service, fire protection, police protection, national defence, airports and sea ports, border patrol. You know "Tax & Spend"
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