When conservatives speak of our "bedrock institutions"

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    I'm always amused because that expression makes me think of the Flintstones.

    What other conservative cliches do you find amusing?
     
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    I always like that fairy tale about the "social contract", because it reminds me of Faust.

    Hope that helps.
     
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    indoctrination, I don't think half of the people who use it know what it means.
     
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    Some conservative cliches I find amusing:

    Gay marriage will "destroy" the institution of marriage.

    Studying science can cause mental illness.

    Teach the controversy

    We stop them over there or we fight them here.

    Obama will unplug grandma.

    Obama is not a citizen

    If you don't believe in God, what's to stop you from murder, rape and robbery?

    Obama is a Nazi.

    You lie!

    The reason we can see stars a million light years away, is because God, when he created the universe, made the light in transit.

    Evolution is only a theory.

    Science and technology are not the same thing.

    Scientists have no common sense.

    Scientists sit on their butts and do just enough to get their grants.

    Iraq really was behind 9/11.

    The Grand Canyon was created by the "flood".

    Noah didn't take millions of animals, he only took "kinds". A kind of cat, a kind of dog, a kind of.....

    Dinosaurs died because after the flood the earth changed and they couldn't exist anymore.

    The people of Iraq are now free and happy.

    Christians in Iraq are free to practice Christianity.

    This is a Christian nation.

    Our laws are based on the Christian religion.

    Clinton was impeached because he was found guilty of a felony over Whitewater.

    Clinton was the only president ever impeached.

    It was Clinton who let Bin Laden go.

    Bush never said Iraq was behind 9/11.

    Bush freed Iraq.

    Torture works.

    Liberals want to free terrorists and let them loose on the streets.

    Liberals want socialism.

    Rich people make jobs so you need to give them tax breaks.
     
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    I love the one where the deadly CO2 fumes from my SUV's combustion of imaginary "Fossil fuels" on Earth is warming Jupiter, Mars and Saturn.
     

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