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  • n. Plural form of scaremonger.


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  • He gave statistics and reassurances on asbestos, blocked a ban and attacked parliemtnarians as "alarmists" and "scaremongers" - all on a topic he now admits he knew nothing about.

    Cyril-occhio: Needn't Work There, Could've Left

  • But the so-called scaremongers were proved correct.

    British Blogs

  • Kristof calls people like me "scaremongers;" and defiantly says, "This time we won't scare."

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • President Harry Truman charged that such "scaremongers" had "created such a wave of fear and uncertainty that ... people are growing frightened -- and frightened people don't protest."

    Geoffrey R. Stone: Loyalty Oaths and Un-Americanism

  • Bishops and those priests (like Fr. Doug) who promote this view of FOCA and who warn of the impending disaster for the unborn that it represents are nothing more than held up in contrast to these "scaremongers", is Prof. Kmiec

    Pro Ecclesia * Pro Familia * Pro Civitate

  • "scaremongers", won the vote, but over a third of those present decided that global warming was so much hot air.

    Top stories from Times Online

  • Many commercial banks across Europe have joined the chorus of scaremongers "liquidity will dry up", "contagion will spread", "savings will be wiped out", etc for much the same reason.

    Greece is no Lehman Brothers | Raoul Rapurel

  • Yet despite this evidence, the population scaremongers always draw exactly the opposite conclusion.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » The Narrow-Mindedness of Zero-Sum Thinking

  • That's the body count scaremongers are predicting if the Food and Drug Administration rescinds its provisional approval of the drug Avastin for metastatic breast cancer, a decision expected by year's end.

    It’s Not About Rationing

  • The fact that you think the purpose of government regulation, or more precisely — that this particular government regulation is designed to increase the value of that industry in the hands of its owners is not only absurd on its face, but contrary to the rhetoric the President and his fellow scaremongers have been bloviating about for the past 2+years.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Rhetoric of Opposition


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