an anatomy of key memes, phrases and obsessions in Wall Street Journal editorials and other precincts of the GOP blogosphere, March 16-April 4, 2013
accumulated social capital: everything the “dependency, decadence” and “demographic decline” will undo.
background checks: the camel’s nose under the tent for the intrusion of the government into every aspect of life
built environment: federal government plans to force development away from the suburbs and into the cities (see also, “smart policies”)
continuing resolution: perhaps the only way to stop ObamaCare
economic growth: once you get when you remove “fairness” and “rights” as guiding principles
infanticide: Planned Parenthood
juggernaut: always modified “gay marriage”
grandiose: ObamaCare and taking credit for the Arab Spring
greedy: the inevitable modifier of “bosses” and “unions”. Also, the “goons” responsible for Stockton’s bankruptcy.
inflexible: Congressional Democrats (aka, “Obamabots”)
marriage culture=traditional culture
panic: what the climate change folks are all about
Predator In Chief
punitive political correctness—a totally secular state
the sacred procreative essence of marriage. Without it, all we get is human rubble
Scandinavians: shorthand for godless believers in procreation without marriage or marriage without procreation
smart policies:The Obama administration wants to force so-called smart growth policies on the country: get out of your car, stay out of the suburbs, move into small, tightly-packed urban apartment complexes, and walk or take public transportation instead of driving. http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/343242/obamas-plans-suburbs-and-how-stop-them-stanley-kurtz
ultimate security guarantor: what the US is and always will be. This is not in any way to be interpreted as a “burden”.
US military: Obama’s cultural laboratory where social change can be fast-tracked without the messiness of dealing with Congress