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|sexist Sexist card|allegations Allegations men are "ignorant slobs " and women need a protected status as a voting bloc within the [[Democratic Democrat Party]].|[[Lawrence Summers]] was driven from his presidency of [[Harvard]] for merely mentioning the possibility that women may not have as much aptitude for math as men.|safe Safe haven for angry liberals and [[feminists]]|implies Implies women are helpless unless they receive special treatment from the government
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|[[race Race card]]|Bringing race into a debate by suggesting that criticism is racially motivated or that one's opponent is "racist"|Used to silence criticism of Barack Obama from 2008 onwards|prove Prove you're not a "racist " is like saying, "when did you stop beating your wife?"|the The boy who cried wolf.
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| Mediscare card| Scare grandpa and grandma into thinking their government benefits will be cut off ("throw grandma ffrom from the clifcliff")| Used in a recent special congressional election for a [[Democrat]] in a [[Republican]]-leaning district in [[New York]] in 2011.| fear Fear sells| Democrats raided Medicare to fund Obamacare for younger voters.[httphttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/pearl-korn/while-obamacare-addresses_b_4121993.html]
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|Third rail card
|Proposals to reform [[Social Security]] result in political suicide.
|Under President Barack Obama, Social Security for the first time in its history, has a negative cash flow and has been paying out more in benefits than the cash it demands from younger workers.<ref>http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/03/15/6273181-obama-agenda-social-security-still-the-third-rail</ref>|Slander your opponent for proposing solutions.|Political and economic stagnation.
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|hate [[Hate speech ]] card
|Anything that highlights or is critical of the historical record of liberal governance.
|The [[Obama administration]] has regime had used the [[FCC]] to harass and intimidate what it considers its media critics. <ref>http://spectator.org/archives/2009/10/20/fcc-church-conspiracy-to-silen/print#</ref>|programmed Programmed response for liberal failures.|mimics Mimics liberal talking points
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|[[Xenophobia]] card
|Bringing country of origin into a debate by suggesting that criticism is motivated by a fear of foreigners (ege.g. Australians)|Polite and responsible criticism of President Barack Obama is deemed "xenophobic."<ref>See:[[JournoList]]</ref>|At first seems to be an effective way to pose the opponent as "racist."|Ultimately fails when both debaters are of the same country or when the person making the original claim is from the country of the claim.
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|antiAnti-gay homosexual card|Calling opponents of the [[homosexual agenda]] "intolerant " instead of focusing on the immorality of homosexuality.
|Used against [[Rick Santorum]] leading up to his defeat for reelection in 2006
|assumes Assumes the posture of "[[civil rights]] " advocacy.|African-Americans oppose the promotion of gay homosexual "rights " in greater numbers than the general population of the United States as a whole.<ref>httphttps://www.salon.com/news/opinion/feature/2008/10/30/proposition_8</ref>
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|intolerant Intolerant card|demonstrating Demonstrating inconsistencies in liberal ideology.|the The most despicable forms of liberal intolerance traditionally have been reserved for, and manifested in, the vile abuses heaped upon Black conservatives, Black Republicans, and Black Tea Party activists.|in In a democracy, the voice of opposition can always be labeled intolerant|boomerangBoomerang
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|Kennedy card
|Used to support socialized medicine
|cite Cite Ted Kennedy’s “dream”Kennedy's "dream", the “the "the cause of my life”life", “Senator "Senator Kennedy eloquently captured how our long-term care system is failing the American people when he said, too often, they have to give up the American Dream" <ref>[httphttps://dailycaller.com/2011/10/26/dems-invoke-the-kennedy-card-to-defend-obamacare-in-wake-of-failing-class-act/ Dems invoke the ‘Kennedy Card’ to defend Obamacare in wake of failing CLASS Act, Daily Caller, October 26, 2011]</ref>|emotional Emotional appeal for passing legislation|Only 26% of the population can relate to liberalism, the Kennedy card has zero effect on legislation.
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|"Responsible" Republican card
|Used to imply a few Republicans, mostly [[RINO]]s, are "responsible."
|"During the health care battle, President Obama was unable to find a single Responsible Republican." <ref>http://www.slate.com/id/2251101/</ref>
|Who killed Responsible Republicans? [[Bill Kristol]], of course. <ref>Ibid.</ref>
|In 1990 President [[George H.W. Bush]] was hailed as a Responsible Republican for breaking his "read my lips" pledge.
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|extreme Extreme card|in In typical [[MSMliberal media]] [[newspeak]], anything right of center or not liberal.|Bill and [[Hillary Clinton]] persistently referred to the Republican [[Newt Gingrich|Contract with America]] as extreme; [[President Clinton]] ultimately signed 7 of 10 Contract items in to law.|Prior to the [[9/11 attacks]], was used interchangeably with "[[terrorist]]" by mainstream media sources.|Polls show "mainstream" journalists are not mainstream at all, rather more liberal than the mainstream American public.<ref>[http://www.mrc.org/specialreports/2004/pdf/liberal_media.pdf The Liberal Media, ''Every Poll Shows Journalists Are More Liberal than the American Public — And the Public Knows It''], Rich Noyes, Director of Research, Media Research Center, June 30, 2004.</ref>
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|greedy Greedy card
|Portraying [[capitalist]]ic ideas or actions as greedy
|Attacking oil companies for their profits, even though oil companies create jobs and pay into the federal Treasury, and profits make up a reasonable portion of total revenue.|Most people care about money and fairness.|there There is no alternative ot to capitalism.
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|millionaires Millionaires and billionaires card|[[class Class warfare]]|[[President Barack Obama]] said on June 29, 2011, "I'm proposing we get rid of tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires." <ref>The ''[[Washington Post]]'' Fact Checker column said, "in the context of a $4 trillion goal, [httphttps://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/the-missing-facts-in-president-obamas-news-conference/2011/06/29/AGpQMPrH_blog.html it is essentially meaningless]. The item is so small the White House could not even provide an estimate of the revenue that would be raised, but other estimates suggest it would amount to $3 billion over 10 years."</ref>|appeals Appeals to voters motivated by [[envy]]|politicians Politicians that use it are dependent on campaign contributions from millionaires and billionaires.
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|conspiracy Conspiracy theory card|the The one making the charge cannot explain facts.|Hillary Clinton charged that her husband's behavior was the result of a "vast right-wing conspiracy".|provides Provides plausible reasons for the simple minded.|contradictory Contradictory evidence leads to more conspiracy theories.
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|"[[homophobiaHomophobia]] " card|Accusing the opponent of having an "irrational fear or hatred " of [[homosexuals]].|Opposition to the radical redefinition of marriage as expressed in California's [[Proposition 8]] was deemed "homophobia".<ref>httphttps://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/26/AR2010082605233.html</ref>|Old stand-by in the arsenal of liberal slander attacks.|Attempts to ostracize and criminalize an emotional disorder. Many if "Homophobia", in fact, does not most homophobes are gay.exist except as a smear term used frequently by liberals and other supporters of the [[homosexual agenda]]
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|[[Islamophobia]] card
|Accusing the opponent of having an "irrational fear or hatred " of Muslimsadherents of [[Islam]]|Don't question behavior because an individual happens to be Muslimfollow Islam
|Scare people from speaking out or investigating
|Look foolish making excuses for a religion an ideology publicly committed to the downfall of the West.
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| trickle Trickle down card| antiAnti-free market agitprop| [[Nobel Laureate]] [[Paul Krugman]] claims GOP zombies will eat Obama's brain for extending the Bush tax cuts. <ref>[http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/12/20/paul-krugman-says-gop-zombies-are-going-eat-obamas-brain Paul Krugman Says GOP 'Zombies' Are Going to Eat Obama's Brain], ''Newsbusters.</ref>| apparently Apparently there is a ready market for hyperbole and fear among leftists.| Ignores the fact the Reagan reforms gave birth to the longest, most extended era of peacetime prosperity in U.S. history.<ref>http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204251404574344230339019304.html</ref>
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|global "Global warming denier " card|opposition Opposition to using [[junk science]] to promote political [[activism]].|"[[Global warming]] " activists have likened "climate change " to Nazi atrocities. <ref>httphttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-roberts/global-warming-and-the-ho_b_74210.html</ref>|equates Equates moderates with "ignorant fascists."|belittles Belittles and denigrates victims of the [[Nazi]] [[holocaust]]., essentially descending into anti-Semitism in doing so<ref>http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2007/02/on_comparing_global_warming_de.html</ref>
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| anti"Anti-environment " card| A claim that tries to portray the opponent badly by placing them as someone who "hates the environment".| "The GOP wants babies to be fed poison from the environment" <ref>http://www.uncoverage.net/2011/03/new-tv-ad-for-epa-republicans-poison-babies/</ref><br>[httphttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSTnoeNNbzQ Watch the Video]| The simple-minded will swallow any line of garbage.| purview Purview of [[extremist]]s
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| overOver-sensitive card| failure Failure to behave in a realistic manner and being afraid to upset people
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|uneducated Uneducated card|Because a person is stupid, they are unqualified to be president.President|Reading from a prop, Dan Quayle once misspelled "potato", and [[liberals]] destroyed him by playing this card.|A momentary lapse is seized upon to make a person look like an idiot.|Works well until [[Barack Obama|a liberal candidate utters a statement like "the United States is made up of 57 states."]]
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|fundamentalist Fundamentalist card|seeks Seeks to link Islamic fundamentalism with Christian fundamentalism.|[[Richard Dawkins]] screed, ''[[The God Delusion]]''.|puts Puts [[Billy Graham]] and [[Osama bin Laden]] in the same boat.|A majority of Americans are neither atheist nor [[secular humanist]]s.
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|[[Dominionist]] card
|implies Implies [[evangelical]] [[Christian]]s want to impose an [[Iran]]ian style [[theocracy]] on the United States.|Used by liberal [[misogynist]]s to attack [[Michelle Bachmann]]. [httphttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/KeepLeft/michele-bachmann-john-quincy-adams_n_885868_94606213.html]|appeals Appeals to the fears of [[atheist]]s and anti-religious bigots.|based Based on social [[pseudoscience]], [[propaganda]], and journalistic hacks.
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|free Free speech card
|cry "free speech," "free speech" for everything offensive to Christianity, while censoring the truth and limiting political speech
| The [[Supreme Court]] ruled exotic dancing protected free expression but disallowed a high school football team's pregame prayer under the same grounds.
|Legally it is technically correct
|Just because something is "free speech" does not mean it is not wrong
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| creationist Creationist card|Paints supporters of [[Creationism]] as "superstitious and naive"|Sarah Palin openly supported Creationism| Creationism is an emotive issue for many people on either side of the debate, so this can be a clever way to side-track sensible argument.|Gallup Poll says 54% of Americans believe the earth is 10,000 years old
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| birther Birther card| claims Claims those asking unanswered questions are conspiracy kooks| ''Truthers vs. Birthers: Not All Conspiracy Theories Are Created Equal'' <ref>[http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/truthers-vs-birthers-not-all-conspiracy-theories-are-created-equal/?singlepage=true ''Truthers vs. Birthers: Not All Conspiracy Theories Are Created Equal; Birthers aren't remotely as crazy — and dangerous — as Truthers'']. September 23, 2009 by Arthur Chrenkoff. Pajama's Media.</ref>| hides Hides the question of [[natural born citizen]]| exposes Exposes the original meaning of [[natural born citizen]].
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| abortion Abortion card| a A defense of [[feminism]]| Senator [[Ted Kennedy]] implied that Justice Bork would turn back Roe V. Wade forcing and claimed women would be forced to have get back-alley abortions.as a result| fear Fear Republican laws and personal responsibility| you You can't run from your conscience and consequence of actions can lead to a lifetime of suffering
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| liberal Liberal mocking card| mocking Mocking a conservative opponent rather than dealing with substantive issues| ''The Rachel Maddow Show'', ''The Daily Show'', ''Full Frontal with Samantha Bee'', ''Last Week Tonight'', etc.| often Often pleases supporters| makes person Makes the mocker look petty, bigoted and mean-spirited
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|snark Snark card|Using snarky (sometimes even offensive) humor to attack the opponent.|Rachael Rachel Maddow, Jon Stewart, etc.
|Often a [[laugh track|cue]] for other liberals to "join in" the laughter
|Nobody else is laughing (or they are laughing at the snark attempt-ersnarker).
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|Jesus card
|Claiming "What would Jesus do" to try to paint the opponent as "not a true Christian " (a common liberal tactic when cornered on a religious issue, such as [[homosexuality]])|As noted above, liberals often use this to defend homosexuality <ref>httphttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-shore/what-would-jesus-do-if-in_b_480013.html</ref> by claiming that Jesus never specifically mentioned it.|Certain Bible passages can easily be [[quote mine]]d.|A true Christian can easily find the flaws in such an argument by pointing our how it is taken out of context.
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|gun "Gun nut " card|slurs Slurs anyone who wants to take away defensive weapons
|The shooting of Rep. [[Gabrielle Giffords]] was blamed on [[Sarah Palin]]; opponents of Constitutional Rights immediately clamored for bigger and more government oppression.<ref>http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-01-09/news/27086902_1_gun-ban-sarah-palin-gun-incident</ref>
|Appeals to pro-gun-control people's negative stereotypes of gun enthusiasts.|angers Angers those with gunsand Second Amendment supporters
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|[[Liberal redefinition]] card
| changing Changing the definition of a word to suit one's purposes | "[[General Welfare Clause|Promote the General Welfare]]" became "living on the [[Welfare|dole]]".| An insidious way to reframe debate that can be effective if one's opponents are not vigilant or use imprecise thinking.|[[Moral relativism]].
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| misuse Misuse of statistics card| Liberals often use certain "trends" to support their claims.| Citing the Clinton surplus vs . the Bush deficit| At first makes the user look like they have done their research| Often taken out of context (for example the Clinton surplus was largely due to a Republican congress and the end of the Cold War, while the Bush deficit was caused greatly by two wars and need for Homeland Security.)
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| cherry Cherry picking data card| selectively Selectively picking out cases that support one's arguments from a wide variety of material and ignoring all the cases that don't| Obama [[White House]] claims the [[Recovery Summer|stimulus]] "created or saved" 2.4 million jobs.<ref>http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124451592762396883.html</ref>| Many people struggle with statistics, so poorly-informed observers may assume the user is correct.| dishonest Dishonest and easy to point out counterexamples
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| neverNever-admit-a-mistake card <ref>[[Thomas Sowell]] writes, (a) goals are redefined after the fact to give the public the illusion of success; (b) bad motives are ascribed to the opposition or society in general; (c) good intentions of the anointed are highlighted; and (d) they attack the accuracy of the data showing failure. Thomas Sowell, [http://nobsblog.blogspot.com/2002/12/vision-of-anointed-by-thomas-sowell.html ''The Vision of the Anointed]'', Chap. 2.</ref> | inability Inability to admit a mistake; lack of [[Essay:Quantifying Openmindedness|openmindness]]| Obama said his [[American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009|stimulus]] would hold unemployment below 8%; instead it rose to over 910% and straddled the U.S. with the [[debt ceiling]] crisis. <ref>[http://www.abqjournal.com/main/2011/07/20/opinion/only-hope-is-undoing-obamas-mess.html Only Hope Is Undoing Obama’s Mess], Kenneth Brown And Micha Gisser, ''Albuquerque Journal'', July 20 , 2011.</ref>| the The quick fix| incrementalism [[Incrementalism]] leads to compromise
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| denying Denying [[Biblical scientific foreknowledge]] card
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| [[Anti-Americanism|Anti-American]] card| Denying [[ American exceptionalism|American exceptionalism]]. Trots out false examples of how European countries have better standard of living.| Swedish Healthcare System|Transforms America into a European-style welfare state|Population experts say by 2045 Swedes will be a minority in an Islamic-majority country, by which time a single-payer system still couldn't re-attach your head if the new Shariah law rulers decide to keep the system
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| [[Deceit|deceit]] card| Lies or distorts truth in order to win argument.| Obama's critics are smeared as "racists."| Can impress ill-informed or credulous observers.| You're only fooling yourself if you believe any of it.
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| [[Poe's law|Poe's]] card| Impersonation of [[Conservatives]] to discredit their positions. Liberals often create straw men during this impersonation.
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| Adds to negative stereotypes of real conservatives, especially where people have not met many genuine conservatives.
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| Elite card| claiming Claiming that a policy benefits the rich and powerful|The old "tax cuts for the rich" mantra<ref>Only people with income pay income tax; anyone who works for a living is "rich", ''per'' liberals and Democrats. Envy is considered virtuous rather than one of the seven deadly sins in this distorted mindset.</ref>| Appeals to people's "Robin Hood" impulse to support underdogs and mistrust the wealthy.| The rich pay all the [[tax]]es.
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| Compassion card| arguing Arguing someone must be right because he has more compassion| [[Liberals and uncharitableness|Liberal uncharitableness]] and [[Liberal politicians and uncharitableness]] has been well documented.| Attempts to paint opponents' pragmatism as cold-heartedness.| The calling card of [[limousine liberal]]s.
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|[[Hypocrites| Hypocrite ]] card| claiming Claiming some inconsistency in positions| The idea that a pro-lifer must oppose death penalty| Some people actually buy it.| Often the people making the [[Hypocrites|Hypocrite ]] claim exhibit hypocrisy themselves (see [[Liberal hypocrisy]])
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| Guilt by association card| insinuating Insinuating that someone is bad because he was once in the same room with some extremist| "shaking Shaking hands with [[Saddam Hussein]]." <ref>[http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=ie7&q=shaking+hands+with+Saddam+Hussein&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-ContextMenu&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS425US426 Google Search Results].</ref>| slander Slander at will| look Look who's calling the kettle back.
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| Google bomb card| sabotaging Sabotaging Google searches| [[Rick Santorum]]| Many people still have trouble with new media and struggle to draw correct conclusions from search results.| None that are currently known.
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|working Working families card|class Class warfare|See Democratic Talking Points, [[2008_Democratic_National_Convention2008 Democratic National Convention#Democratic_National_ConventionDemocratic National Convention|2008 Presidential Nominating Convention]], from the ''[[New York Times]]''. [httphttps://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/08/28/democrats-talking-points-on-the-convention/]|Postures [[Democrat]]s as advocates for people who hold jobs and have children.|Politicians who employ such rhetoric invariably work to pass legislation that destroys jobs and undermines families.
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| nativist Nativist card| the The idea people born in a given country are "xenophobic exclusionary bigots."| Opposition to the Ground Zero mosque.| divides Divides the people against themselves| hard Hard to prove in a [[melting pot]]
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|[[Godwin's Law|Godwin]] card
|invoking Invoking the name of Hitler.|Liberal [[George_SorosGeorge Soros#2004_Presidential_Elections_in_the_United_States2004 Presidential Elections in the United States|George Soros]] hypocritically likened the Bush administration to the Nazi regime.(even though Soros has himself admitted to having collaborated with the Nazis in his youth and has never apologized for doing so)|appeals Appeals to emotion and extremists, and less educated leftists.|typical Typical [[totalitarian]] tactic.
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|Patriot card
|Seeks to paint loyal Americans as "racist."| "patriotism Patriotism is little more than a disguised form of racism"<ref>http://atheism.about.com/od/politicspoliticalissues/a/problempride_2.htm</ref>|Some "Patriot movement" groups call for tighter immigration control.|Democrats can be sensitive to the charge of being unpatriotic.
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|Immigration card
|Implies Democrats are sympathetic to a person's immigration status, despite the fact there is no historical record of legislative achievements in this area and Democrats associate being opposed to illegal immigration as being "anti-immigration" as a whole, which is bigoted and completely insulting to people that come to this country legally.|The [[DREAM Act|Obama Dream Act]], a "cynical exercise in political charades", failed to pass the Democratic Democrat-controlled Senate, 55-41.|Seeks to pit voters against each other along racial and ethnic lines, which Democrats view as a "win."|Most immigrants come to America seeking [[conservative values]], such as a [[right to work]], [[religious freedom]], or being free of [[big government]] oppression. Millions have fled intolerant Islamic and [[atheist regime]]s.
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|Nixon's Southern Strategy card
|implies Implies Richard Nixon appealed to Southern racist Democrats and racists after Lyndon Johnson passed passage of the [[Civil Rights Act of 1964]].| "probably Probably the biggest lie that's been told to the blacks since Woodrow Wilson segregated the federal government" <ref>[http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/8123561/nixons_southern_strategy.html Nixon's Southern Strategy: The Democrat-Lie Keeping Their Control Over the Black Community], Ken Raymond, June 6, 2011. associatedcontent from Yahoo.</ref>|labels Labels Southerners as "racist."|ignores Ignores the fact that (1) Richard Nixon did not carry the South; a Democrat, [[George Wallace]] received 49 [[electoral votes]] exclusively from the South; and (2) passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act was entirely dependent on Republican votes with Democrats in both houses voting against passage.<ref>Final tally in the House among Republicans was 138 to 34; Democrats 152-96; in the Senate 21 Democrats voted against passage while only 6 Republicans opposed. [http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2002/12/13/194350.shtml]</ref>
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|neoNeo-confederate Confederate card|implies Implies [[Civil War]] buffs want to bring back [[segregation]] and [[slavery]]. |On the 150th anniversary of start of the Civil War, [[MSNBC]]'s liberal hosts never missed an opportunity to associate today's conservative movement with the [[Confederacy]], [[secession]], [[slavery]] and racism.,<ref>http://www.mrc.org/cmi/eyeonculture/2011/_MSNBCs_UnCivil_War_on_the_Right.html</ref>even though the latter two were imposed and enforced by Democrats for decades and racism is, in fact, a liberal trait|intimidating Intimidating to conservative [[Bluedog Democrat]]s.|may May backfire and evoke [[bipartisanship]].
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|redneck Redneck card|implication Implication rural inhabitants are uneducated and possibly "racist "
|Used to smear most conservatives
|pejorative Pejorative aimed at Bluedog Democrats, [[Red State]] dwellers, and others in flyover country.|When motivated, this group forms an important part of a center-right majority.
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| bitter Bitter and cling to guns or religion card| Why don't common people vote Democrat?| Used by Obama and [[Howard Dean]].| Attempts to justify DemocratDemocrats's failure to coffeehouse liberals, and persuade hick voters by belittling them.| Insulting to average voters.
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|[[NASCAR]] card
|insinuates Insinuates NASCAR fans are "uneducated " and "racist"|NASCAR fans tend to vote Republican,<ref>http://www.dailykos.com/story/2005/04/24/109269/-Why-do-NASCAR-Fans-Vote-Republican</ref> more so than fans of most others sports.|Republicans failed to balance the budget by cutting $7.4 million from the [[Pentagon]]'s sponsorship of NASCAR for Army recruiting. <ref>httphttps://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/19/sports/autoracing/19nascar.html</ref>|NASCAR has an estimated 75 million fans.
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| insensitive Insensitive card| failure Failure to behave in a [[politically correct]] manner.| a A former Miss California was stripped of her crown for saying she thought correctly stating that marriage was is between a man and a woman. <ref>httphttps://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2009/04/20/carrie-prejean-says-answer-gay-marriage-question-cost-miss-usa-crown/</ref>| ostracizing Ostracizing others among the unenlightened masses leads to feelings of superiority.| not Not everyone keeps up to date on the lastest latest liberal [[tripe]].
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|[[McCarthyism]] card
|accuse Accuse someone of being like the (false) liberal portrayal of [[Joseph McCarthy]]
|''"Racist!" as an Epithet of Repression'' <ref>[http://robertlindsay.wordpress.com/2010/04/05/racist/ ''“Racist!” as an Epithet of Repression''], Dr. Paul Trout, Montana Professor Journal, Fall 1995.</ref>
|baseless Baseless smear, such as calling someone a racist. Extremely flexible, and with great glee you can ruin someone's life just for fun.|Requires no morals or conscience.
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| Victim card | Pretending to be a "victim " of the right wingers.| Liberals looking for alleged conservative bias everywhere. | Rallies base.| Makes them look weak, petty and paranoid.
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|[[Fundamentalism]] card
| Make religious and social conservatives appear to be irrational "Bible-thumpers" who follow the Holy Bible nonsensically.| Liberal Hollywood degrading conservative preachers in movies such as ''Jesus Camp'' and ''Religulous''.| Alienates leaders of religious movements from the average person.| Creates straw men out of real conservatives, which ultimately backfires as stereotypes are dispelled.
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