Category Archives: Scare Words

Dear Glenn Beck: The Meaning of “Barack”

Okay, that’s it Glenn. You’ve gone too far: BECK: He chose to use his name, Barack, for a reason. To identify, not with America — you don’t take the name Barack to identify with America. You take the name Barack … Continue reading

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The Life-Cycle of Nontroversy

If Sen. Feingold was trying to get the “czars” nontroversy out in the open, he succeeded. Five constitutional experts told his Senate committee yesterday that the policy positions are perfectly legal, and have been since Franklin Roosevelt: “The president’s personal … Continue reading

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Words Are Scary: Czars Edition

Since fearmongering depends on Teh Stupid™, unfamiliar words are easily demonized in the American mind. To the famous examples of madrassa and Hussein, we now add the word “czar.” “Czar” has everything you’d like in a scare word: foreign-ness, a … Continue reading

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ACORN: Because Words are Scary!

It isn’t just foreign words like madrassa or Obama or oligarhy (sic) that scare Glenn Beck fans, oh no. English words frighten them too. For example, there’s “acorn” — a perfectly harmless object that, pronounced in a breathless question, can … Continue reading

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