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matchbook college

matchbook college  n.— «Modern American politics are dominated by cheesy, simplistic sound bites. Political consultants and some politicians must believe all voters are graduates of Matchbook University’s course on Simple Minds and Short...

caging

caging  n.— «Computer Caging (caging is the direct-mail industry term for collecting money) had raised money for Gann’s fight to preserve Proposition 13 from a legal counter-attack.» —“‘Booming Enterprise’ New Forces Take Political...

dhimmi

dhimmi  n.— «The offer of Islam or Dhimmi status must be made before the attack is launched.» —“The Political Importance of Islam” by Arthur Jeffery Journal of Near Eastern Studies Oct., 1942. (source: Double...

heresthetic

heresthetic  n.— «In this connection the distinction between rhetoric and heresthetic is that rhetoric involves converting others by persuasive argument, whereas heresthetic involves structuring the situation so that others accept it...

watermelon

watermelon  n.— «We have one for the greens—”watermelons” (green on the outside, red on the inside, i.e. closet commies).» —“Fun With Political Hate Speech” by Dean Esmay Dean’s World Apr. 25, 2004...