Code Words/Socialized Medicine–Tax cut
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Socialized Medicine Theft of corporate and professional profits— Ronald Reagan, ; Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine American Medical Association, Operation Coffee Cup
Southern aristocracy, the White kleptocrats
Southern Strategy The South will rise again! (Not really, but they won't know that.)—Sen. Strom Thurmond, President Richard Nixon, Sen. Barry Goldwater, President Ronald Reagan, Sen. Jeff Sessions
Sovereignty The right to reject social programs; formerly the right to reject desegregation, and before that Federal restrictions on slavery and taxes on whiskey
Special interests The public interest— Dick Cheney
Spread the wealth around Steal from the rich and give to the poor, rather than create more wealth for everyone (That's crazy talk!), or steal from the poor and give to the rich (Now you're talking!)
Start over with a blank sheet on Health Care Abandon Health Care—Republicans at Health Care Summit
Starve the beast No social programs for the poor and minorities— Grover Norquist
States' rights The right to oppress their own people— John C. Calhoun, Strom Thurmond, Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan, Rand Paul
Statesman Naked opportunist
Strict constructionist One who upholds slavery and exclusion of women and the poor from voting; one who maintains that the 14th Amendment protections for ex-slaves are primarily meant to protect corporations
Such language as "legitimate rape" or users of birth-control all being "sluts" is of course offensive and reprehensible, no matter how much we agree with the ideas being expressed.— Mitt Romney,"That's not the language I would have used."; Rep. Todd Akin. "I used the wrong words in the wrong way and for that I apologize." See also Inartfully Worded.
Supply-Side Economics Supply us with all of the money, because that's such a great deal for you.— Arthur Laffer, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Mitt Romney. See also Voodoo economics
Support the troops Support the Military-Industrial Complex— George W. Bush
Take back our country, take back our government Throw out the Yankee N*****-lovers!— Pat Buchanan, Rand Paul; OMG, he's Black!
Tax and Spend Liberal Edmund Burke, once the Father of Conservatism, but no more. He wrote, "Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be necessary for true economy."
Tax cut The solution to all problems
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