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  • Cheney and his mad neocon jacobin friends are playing a diferent game, tho.

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  • In 1832, the word bousingot formed the interim between the word jacobin, which had become obsolete, and the word demagogue which has since rendered such excellent service.

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  • I do not know what jacobin church this fellow goes to but I have never seen a priest who gets uncomfortable to speak his mind on pro-Life issues.

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  • Second as many of those who favor the jacobin style democracy, if I don't agree with you then I am guilty f some unpatriotic misstep.

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  • He arrived in Paris became a jacobin and was a supporter of Robespierre.

    Fran├žois Joseph Westermann

  • One message I think Catholic men and women need but will not be forthcoming from the jacobin faction.

    Governor Palin

  • Somehow I can see very few on the jacobin left who would have considered the baby a "life of value".

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  • In consequence, that journal became, and for many years continued, 'anti-ministerial, yet with a very qualified approbation of the opposition, and with far greater earnestness and zeal, both anti-jacobin and anti-gallican.

    The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1838

  • Canning in the Anti-jacobin with Coleridge, Mr. Southey, and Lamb.

    The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1838

  • There was no more outcropping of the democrat in Jefferson's personal bearing and domestic surroundings than in Washington's; and yet so obnoxious were his opinions to many of his fellowcountrymen that he was roundly and widely decried as a demagogue, a jacobin, an atheist, and an anarchist.

    History of the University of Virginia, 1819-1919

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