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- n. Plural form of bogyman.
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The papers frequently carry stories about mentally ill people who have harmed themselves and made up stories about being attacked by 'hoodies'/'barack obama supporters'/whatever bogymen are currently being talked about in the press.
As is often the case when racial bogymen are invoked, the tarnish applied to Obama is guilt by association -- and in this application, Clinton's brushstrokes are clearly visible.
There are real dangers everywhere, and no, they ` re not bogymen created by NRA, they are real dangers from people and organizations who believe you can ` t be trusted with firearms.
This post has gone on too long (sorry) but the NEA and others raise up a lot of bogymen to scare people about school choice.
Republican neocons keep telling me about a war on imaginary bogymen are necessary and socialist spending to shore up our economy etc ....
The heirs of those who opposed Medicare are conjuring the same bogymen -- only this time they claim to be protecting Medicare.
The heirs of those who opposed Medicare are conjuring the same bogymen - only this time they claim to be protecting Medicare.