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  • It was in her maiden speech in the House that Mrs. Luce coined the term globaloney to describe then Vice President Henry Wallace¬ís post-war theories.

    Clare Boothe Luce (1903-87)

  • Congresswoman Clare Boothe Luce apparently coined the term "globaloney" in 1943 to trash what Vice President Henry Wallace liked to call his "global thinking," particularly a plan to promote peace by building airports all over the planet.

    Is It Globaloney?

  • Will anyone in the establishment media, which incessantly questions the accuracy of scientific reports based solely on who paid for them, even care to tell its shrinking audience that much of the scientific data supporting what I have for years referred to as "globaloney" is apparently not there?

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • "Lofty geo - globaloney tomes on the future of the world" is how the economist Nouriel Roubini has described his summer reading list.

    A Revolution Of the Mind

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Globalization globaloney'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Globalization has turned out to be mostly globaloney.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Globalization globaloney

  • Globalization has turned out to be mostly globaloney.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Globalization globaloney

  • That speech was neither "the end of history on acid" (David Brooks) nor googoo globaloney (Thomas Frank) but a powerful use of time and place to make serious claims.

    Susan Neiman: Obama in Berlin: Finding the Right Tone

  • Some national-security staffers think all this is "" globaloney '' and that Gore talks too much at White House meetings.

    Al Gore: Talk A Lot, And Carry A Big Stick

  • Examine the Berlin speech without the prior certainty that Mr. Obama is some kind of fist-jabbing demon, though, and it reads like so much goo-goo globaloney.

    Barack's European Vacation

  • With cutesy titles like chief global pathfinder, dot-com executives were key to the spread of globaloney.

    Is It Globaloney?

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  • "...the ability to declaim for portentous minutes about the revolution in world affairs brought about by technological change/environmental degradation/the fundamental decline in moral values."

    --David Brooks, The Rank-Link Imbalance
    New York Times, March 14, 2008

    March 14, 2008