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stinkin’ thinkin’

stinkin’ thinkin’
 n.— «You also must accept that the enemies of private property, the radical environmental left, pretty much control Democrat policy. As the party of big, intrusive, regulatory government, Democrats regard businesses as the problem, not the solution, to almost anything. Businesses exist, seemingly, for tax revenue and social engineering. I can only hope for an intervention by those close to him, to correct what I call “stinkin’ thinkin'”.» —“Women in the Republican campaign” by Don Polson Red Bluff Daily News (California) Oct. 6, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • This is an altered definition for “Stinkin’ Thinkin'”. The phrase originated in Alcoholics Anonymous as a way to describe lines of thought that were likely to lead a person back to drinking. This supposedly ‘new’ defintion makes no sense.

  • I hesrd this phrase in a Narcotics Anonymous meeting 20 years ago, used to describe self-destructive thought processes and self-doubt…

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