Carny vocabulary, Though these terms are traditionally part of carnival cant, a secret language, it is an ever-changing form of communication, and in large part designed to be impossible to understand by an outsider. Thus, as words are assimilated into the culture at large, they lose their function and are replaced by other more obscure or insular terms. Most carnies no longer talk this way. However, many owners/operators and "old-timers" still use some of the classic terms. Jargon that refers to money or drugs is still frequently used. Keep reading here for a list of Carny Jargon.
UPDATE: Carnys call them Shills.
Should we start with the Mistress Of Foggy Bottom? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton commenting on Mexican Drug Cartel Violence "Our insatiable demand for illegal drugs fuels the drug trade. Our inability to prevent weapons from being illegally smuggled across the border to arm these criminals causes the deaths of police officers, soldiers and civilians," Clinton said. Keep Reading Here.
I see it's American's fault, that drug dealers are pushing drugs across our border. It's the American drug addicts fault. It can't be our American Lawmakers Fault, that they have FAILED to secure our borders and ports. Lets explore how do Americans become drug addicts, not that America is the only Country with drug problems. First Americans would need to be exposed to the drugs from Mexico, who is inside our country selling drugs to Americans here's a hint, Mexican Drug Gangs are operating in at least 230 American Cities as far north as Alaska. How did they get in our Country? Well our borders and ports are not secure, why nearly 8 years after 9/11 haven't our Ports and Borders been secured? Answer: "American Leaders & Lawmakers" so in a sense the Mistress of Foggy Bottom is correct, Americans are responsible. There are a host of reasons why our border with Mexico has not been secured, including our own Chamber of Commerce lobbying for open access. LaRaza and Open Border advocates, they will use any device they can find to keep the border from being secured, they don't care how many People lose their lives.
In December of 2006, Mexico's new President Felipe Calderón declared war on the drug cartels, reversing earlier government passiveness. Since then, the government has made some gains, but at a heavy price - gun battles, assasinations, kidnappings, fights between rival cartels, and reprisals have resulted in over 9,500 deaths since December 2006 - over 5,300 killed last year alone. Keep Reading Here.
Remember Bushisms? They have been replaced with ObamateurismHAT TIP BELLA
""Nearly four weeks ago, President Obama declared that US combat operations would end in Iraq by August 2010. Despite Obama’s pledge, new evidence has emerged that the US plans to keep combat brigades in Iraq, but they will operate under a different name. Investigative reporter Gareth Porter of Inter Press Service reveals some of the brigade combat teams currently in Iraq will stay beyond August 2010 and will be renamed so-called “advisory and assistance brigades.""
So we won't call them Combat brigades we will call them advisory and assistance brigades...here is the problem, anyone old enough to remember or has been taught about the Vietnam War, the Vietnam Conflict started with American "Advisers" keyboard jockey.
How about this for Carny Jargon.....I mean Political Speak.
The White House orders a name change in the War On Terror Posted by the912project on March 25, 2009 · Bad Loans are now called LEGACY ASSETS, the War on Terror is the OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATION. Keep Reading Here.This makes sense because there are No More Enemy Combatants, They are displaced battle field challenged.....oh I give up. AG Eric (America Is A Nation Of Cowards) Holder, may prefer calling them Clients now that they are no longer Enemy Combatants, he wants to release some of them into Our Country. One small question for our AG Holder, how many Americans have died on the Battlefield fighting these NON Enemy Combatants? Isn't this an INSULT to Americans, and their loved ones, who sacrificed their lives, and limbs for our safety, fighting the War On Terror, and these Non Enemy Combatants?
What does San Fran Nan have to say lately, I mean after re interpreting Catholic Dogma, and the meaning of American Patriotism she must be tired.
This is a good one Voluntary Mandatory Service. You Just Can't Make This Stuff Up.
For fun check out, Barney Frank's Latest Prize Senator Chris Dodd's Explanation about his involvement in the A.I.G. bonuses legislation. The A.I.G. Bonuses this is a real old Carny Trick, distraction.
Mark - A target for swindling, especially one whose gullibility has been demonstrated. Derived from the covert use of chalk to mark the backs of especially ripe targets. The term has entered the popular lexicon, usually as "easy mark."
Sharpie - The opposite of a mark: an experienced player who is wise to traditional carny scams and is skilled at the games themselves.
Do You Know Which One You Are, Sharpie or Mark?
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