Coming into the mid-term election, it's important to understand the codewords the far-right tends to use in advertising, speeches and local debates. The following top ten list serves as a reference guide for decyphering the real meaning behind the talking points.
8. Entitlement program. 1. Any program that benefits average American citizens over big corporations. 2. The percent of the Federal Budget remaining after military spending. Also known as Medicare, Social Security or Unemployment Insurance.
9. Activist judge. Any judge who supports the 14th amendment or Roe versus Wade.
10. Wasteful Spending (sometimes called Government Waste.) The 12 percent or less of the national budget remaining after earmarks to the military…also known as entitlements. 2. The Federal Budget dollars remaining after Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy are subtracted.