Abortion: Refer to as “choice.” Women should always have a right to this.
Anti-Communism: Always couple this term with “hysteria.”
Arms Race: Speak in superior tones about “apes on a treadmill.”
Arts: Should be supported by the government.
Assassin: All corporations have at lease one of these on the payroll.
Bedroom: The governement should stay out of it.
Bush: The worst president in the history of the country. “Chimpy.”
Canada: Threaten to emigrate there when a Republican is elected president. Tell people you pretend you’re Canadian when traveling abroad.
Carter: Our greatest ex-president.
Christian: Hypocrites. Always trying to establish a theocracy.
Clinton: Impeached for lying about sex.
Cold War: Unnecessary. Expensive. Reagan had nothing to do with ending it.
Communism: Has never really been tried. We were in inordinate fear of it.
Constitution: Must be a living document.
Defense: Its budget is always bloated.
Dissent: The highest form of patriotism.
Eisenhower: Lazy. Presided over the conformist 1950’s.
Europeans: Wiser than Americans. When criticizing the US, always preface it with “My European friends ask me…”
Fascism: What the country is threatened with in a Republican administration.
Ford, Gerald: Klutz. “Whip inflation now.”
Fox News: “Don’t you mean ‘Faux Noise?’ Ha! Ha!”
France: The country we ought to emulate.
Global Warming: A settled science. We only have a few years to act. Anyone who doubts it is in the pay of oil companies. Caused by suburban Republicans driving SUVs.
Health Care: A fundamental right.
Hiroshima: Unnecessary war crime. Japan was ready to surrender anyway.
Hoover: The worst president in the history of the country. Did nothing about the Depression.
Iraq: The greatest foreign policy disaster in the nation’s history.
Israel: Has too much sway in Washington. Should be boycotted.
Journalists: If it wasn’t for them, we’d be living in a dictatorship. Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
KKK: See “Republican.” Be sure to refer to “AmeriKKKa.”
Mainstream: The editorial policy of the New York Times.
Mass Transit: Gasoline taxes should be raised to pay for it.
McCarthy: Defined the darkest era in our history. Be sure to say, “Have you no decency, sir?” when mentioning his name.
Media: Preface with “corporate-controlled.”
NASCAR: Let your voice drip with contempt when pronouncing it.
National Anthem: Unsingable. Celebrates bombs and violence. Stay seated while it’s played.
New York Times: The exemplar of a great newspaper.
Nixon: The worst president in the history of the country. Proudly claim you were on his enemies list.
Oil Companies: Gouge the consumer. Earn obscene profits. Bought up all the patents for clean energy and buried them.
Palin: Quitter. Stupid. Creationist. Anti-intellectual. Unqualified.
Patriotism: Always mindless when it’s not jingoistic.
Poor: The Republicans make war on them.
Reagan: The worst president in the history of the country. “Ronald Raygun.” Be sure to mention “Bedtime for Bonzo” when his name comes up.
Republican: The stupid party. The party of greed. Stole the 2000 election. Say “Rethuglican” or “Repiglican” instead.
Right Wing: Always say “reich wing.” Preface with “far” or “extreme.”
Roe v. Wade: Sacrosanct. Always under threat. If it’s repealed, no woman can choose.
Schools: It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need and the government will have to hold a bake sale to buy bombs.
Second Amendment: Should be repealed. Only applies to militias.
Soldiers: Commit atrocities when they’re not victims of their own government.
Tax Cuts: Only go to the rich. Cost the government money.
Taxes: The price we pay for civilization. The rich do no pay enough of them.
Vietnam: An unwinnable war.
War Crime: Military action by the United States or Israel.
Zionism: When accused of anti-Semitism, always say, “I’m not anti-Semitic, only anti-Zionist.”