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  • Chief among the falsehoods they have spent the past two years robo-peddling ad nauseam is the narrative of the infallible Tim Geithner's sage stewardship of the economy, a narrative that hinges largely on the heroic success of the TARP, one of the few multibillion dollar Wall Street bailout programs Geithner himself played almost no part in designing.

    The Washington Post's TARP Mythmaking, A Recent History

  • As progressives, we reject the same justifications for the carnage that we heard ad nauseam from the supporters of the Second Iraq War: the so-called “war on terror,” the “clash of civilizations,” the “need to re-establish deterrence” – all of which served to justify a misguided and unnecessary war, with disastrous consequences for America and Iraq.

    Gaza: Does the BBC have a death wish?

  • Goebbels’ technique, also known as argumentum ad nauseam, is the name given to the policy of repeating a lie until it is taken to be the truth (see Big Lie).

    Big, bad media « BuzzMachine

  • Nazi Germany and their Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels used many different techniques including ad nauseam, which is the repeating of an idea until it is taken to be the truth.

    Fake News and Propaganda: Shaping Our Reality

  • Truly great talented singers do not need Halloween costumes, super computer electronics, and over-hyped undeserved promotions and advertisements ad nauseam which is certainly done for Lady Gaga and Justin Beiber who lacks substance.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • This has been verified emprically ad nauseam and there is plenty of chemistry, physics, and computer science to back up the notion "non-life remains non-life" except under under unusual conditions.

    Another Look

  • The agnostic chemist Robert Shapiro has said this over and over ad nauseam, apparently to no avail.

    BioLogos Reviews "Signature in the Cell"

  • In addition, Zabell fancied himself a zoologist, a botanist, an anatomist, and anything else that allowed him to pontificate ad nauseam.

    365 tomorrows » Patricia Stewart : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • Michael B: Ex parte, please feel free to sneer again, ad nauseam, when the feeling comes upon you; it is, certainly, a formidable argument — unassailable.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 13 States File Suit Against Health Care Reform

  • Furthermore, your distaste for certain sexual practices (as I have pointed out ad nauseam) does not justify the basic injustice and inequality of the current law that restricts marriage to opposite-sex couples.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Criminal Charges Against Anti-Homosexuality Street Preacher Dropped in England

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