reactionaries

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  • noun Plural form of reactionary.

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Examples

  • Watching these reactionaries is quickly turning my benign my dislike of Republicans into seething hatred.

    Source: Joe Wilson racking up the dollars after 'you lie' comment

  • People are supposed to be able to choose even if certain reactionaries would like to force the issue.

    Are we a Christian Nation?

  • Hey Truth, what can't stand about you right wing reactionaries is that you claim to speak for the American people.

    Fey likely to revive Palin impersonation

  • And it explains two things, namely, why there are no artists like Michelangelo nor literary men like Shakespeare in our times -- and why the majority of such artists and literary men as we have are what is commonly called reactionaries, men who would prefer to go back a century or two, and who like to live in out-of-the-way places in old countries, as Landor lived in Florence, Browning in Venice,

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2 Studies from the Chronicles of Rome

  • They do this by filling the administrative bodies and the courts with their own kind, by hiring reactionaries from the old regime, by enlisting the services of bureaucrats and by corrupting the poor through bribing armies of informers, cutthroats, and bandits … For a long time now, the ministers, and their provincial agents have been attracting to the capital a large number of the destitute, the dregs of the army and the scum from every city in the kingdom.

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  • They do this by filling the administrative bodies and the courts with their own kind, by hiring reactionaries from the old regime, by enlisting the services of bureaucrats and by corrupting the poor through bribing armies of informers, cutthroats, and bandits … For a long time now, the ministers, and their provincial agents have been attracting to the capital a large number of the destitute, the dregs of the army and the scum from every city in the kingdom.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • They’re facing some angry attention from certain reactionaries, and possibly losing their employment.

    Here’s journalistic principle « BuzzMachine

  • January 25th, 2010 at 6: 44 pm tombaker says: cg – only if bad, long-term reactionaries and radicals prevail.

    Think Progress » Obama: I’d rather be a ‘really good one-term president’ than ‘mediocre two-term president.’

  • The contradictions between the people and the reactionaries is a class struggle.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • From the start Travis realized that he could not hope to commit the clan to any set plan, that even to get this scouting party to come against the stubborn resistance of Deklay and his reactionaries was a major achievement.

    The Defiant Agents

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