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political

1. of or relating to the state, government, the body politic, public administration, policy-making, etc.
2. 
a. of, involved in, or relating to government policy-making as distinguished from administration or law
b. of or relating to the civil aspects of government as distinguished from the military
3. of, dealing with, or relating to politics
4. of, characteristic of, or relating to the parties and the partisan aspects of politics
5. organized or ordered with respect to government
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For the advocates of politically correct language, replacement of existing terminology with politically correct terms has two purported virtues:
And yet the greatest trick the politically incorrect have played on the world is to paint themselves as the edgy outsiders taking on the establishment like modern-day freedom fighters.
Until a politically restricted post is relinquished, the individual is not eligible to sign as an elected member of the authority.
Radicals are not more economically disadvantaged: 65% of the politically radicalized say they have average or above-average income, versus 55% of moderates.
The politically radicalized are, on average, more educated and affluent than moderates.
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In Milwaukee and elsewhere, progressives would do well to remember that the Virgen is not just the Queen of Mexico, she is also considered by Catholics to be the Empress of the Americas--including the United States, which more and more resembles and is connected to left-leaning Latin America both culturally and politically.
Anyone who believes throwing more money at low-performing schools will fix LAUSD's sorry 44 percent dropout rate should access California's High School Exit Exam Web site for some politically incorrect enlightening.
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This is an account of an ambitious trek across the world's highest mountain range and through some of the most remote and politically volatile places on the planet.
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Perhaps Cathy Young doesn't care for these Jeffersonian positions, but a book, like my Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, that advances and defends these ideas is Jeffersonian, pure and simple.

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