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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    The term neocon has come to mean anything the user wants it to mean.
    I use it as the short version of neoconservative.
    Alea iacta est

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    I use it as the short version of neoconservative.
    Everyone does.


    Still it has come to mean whatever the user wants it to mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Everyone does.


    Still it has come to mean whatever the user wants it to mean.
    I would refer them back to the definition that I helpfully provided above.
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    What a leg humping maroon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    I would refer them back to the definition that I helpfully provided above.
    your definition isn’t everyone’s definition.


    I wasn't calling you a leg humper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    As far as I can tell, you never advanced past the emotional and intellectual state you inhabited during that time.



    Congratulations, you're old.
    Summer vacation is flying by, huh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    your definition isn’t everyone’s definition.


    I wasn't calling you a leg humper.
    People misuse other terms as well, such as xenophobia and fascism. I use the correct definitions for each of the three. (xenophobia, fascism, neoconservative) And more terms that people get tripped up over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    People misuse other terms as well, such as xenophobia and fascism. I use the correct definitions for each of the three. (xenophobia, fascism, neoconservative) And more terms that people get tripped up over.
    There are correct and incorrect definitions. Neocon is one of those words where the definition can be whatever you want it to be. Whatever is convenient. Not with all, but with many.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    Actually it has a real meaning unlike libtard or rethuglican.

    Neoconservatives were liberals who left the democratic party in disgust over the democratic party's reaction to the Vietnam War (turning against it). They retained many of their liberal ideas outside of foreign policy where they believe the US should spread democracy, by force if needed, in order to keep the US safe.

    Today Neocons can be conservative in areas outside of foreign policy, but many of the elites are like the founders of the Neocon movement.

    Wiki covers it well.

    Here is Merriam-Webster; #2 is what I describe above.
    "Wiki covers it well"....

    …..

    Tahuyaman, these two wouldn't know a Neocon if one bent them over the fence post while whistling Dixie.

    Entertaining...….I gotta hand it to these two. The utter ignorance, the wrong calls, they both get the ass when corrected, both in denial.

    Award winning statements they're both famous for, I love them both.

    Like the love you have for the Village Idiot. Yeah, he's the f'n village idiot, but he's OUR f'n village idiot!
    I like beer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    With the ascendancy of lunatic John Bolton to the White House, the Trump administration appears to be drifting closer and closer to a disastrous war with Iran. Trump's Secretary of Defense and one of the few remaining voices of sanity, James Mattis, is increasingly focused on stopping the warmongers and chicken-hawks from embroiling the USA in yet another expensive, fruitless, and endless Middle Eastern war.

    When are Americans going to demand an end to this madness? How much of our money must they waste before Americans say enough is enough? It wasn't bad enough that the US government wasted and continues to waste trillions of dollars on the war in Iraq? It wasn't bad enough that the US government destabilized the entire Middle East and unleashed ISIS on to the world? It's surreal.

    War is one of our leading industries, keeps voter's minds off the dismal domestic performance of the the past few decades and lines political pockets. Vote the war mongers out.

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