Category Archives: glossary

Political Shooter (new glossary entry)

I can’t take credit for coining this one and I must admit, though I saw the PsyOp brewing for over a year, I didn’t see it ending in real violence–and that is only beginning, I suspect. In today’s Journal, Daniel … Continue reading

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Emotionally Correct (new glossary entry)

I walked past a bakery recently and saw some outrageously priced coffee with some heavy marketing elements that said something to the effect that it was grown by desperately poor farmers who sacrifice their children’s food to give you organic, … Continue reading

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Put an Ob on You (glossary entry)

My sister Booie passed on to me my love of words and has added a few colorful phrases to my vocabulary (e.g., she taught me the meaning of “grok” and coined “ethical glass ceiling“). She and her husband Bill also … Continue reading

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Welfare-Warfare Superstructure (new glossary entry)

In debating a fellow libertarian who was disappointed that I’m not an advocate for unconditional open borders (to read why not, see my comprehensive article on the subject: The Libertarian Immigration Conundrum), I told him that one-off libertarian solutions are … Continue reading

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Dolores Loop (coined a term for the glossary)

One of my favorite lines from King of the Hill (one of my favorite shows!) was uttered by Cotton’s beleaguered young wife who asked for some “me time” to do the laundry. I have done the same. That was my … Continue reading

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New Glossary Entries: Stovepiping, Gaslighting, Dog-whistling

Stovepiping (also stove piping) is a metaphorical term which recalls a stovepipe‘s function as an isolated vertical conduit, and has been used, in the context of intelligence, to describe several ways in which raw intelligence information may be presented without … Continue reading

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Hologram Government (new glossary entry)

I heard the expression “hologram government” for the first and only time listening today to Tim Kelly interviewing Lance deHaven-Smith. They both laughed and got the reference but I didn’t, and in googling it, all I could come up with … Continue reading

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