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  • noun Plural form of plutocrat.


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  • Over and over and over again, FDR felt that the -- what he called the plutocrats had declared war on the American people and he was going to wage war against them on behalf of the American people.

    The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America

  • South America, a fellow hasn't much to do in the evenings, and a-- a chum of mine and I-- we were awfully down on what we called the plutocrats, the -- the leisure classes.

    When a Man Marries

  • He sprinkles his sentences with legalese and odd anachronisms -- he talks about the financial system's being "torn asunder" and refers to greedy Wall Streeters as "plutocrats" -- but somehow manages to come across as earnest and self-deprecating.

    Keeping A Close Eye On Wall Street

  • You don't need to track each dispiriting plot point of the primary season to grasp that the triumph of the plutocrats is the big story of our time.

    Marty Kaplan: Campaign Colonics

  • But he sent his four kids, his four boys, one of whom was perhaps his favorite child, Quentin Roosevelt, whose very poignant love story with Flora Whitney is a kind of Capulet and Montague story, I guess you could say, because of Theodore Roosevelt's well-known distaste for those he called the male-factors of great wealth; that is, the plutocrats whom he really despised because they had done, he felt, nothing with their lives.

    The Roosevelts: An American Saga

  • United States under the rule of the plutocrats is the only country which would send a woman to the penitentiary for ten years for exercising the right to free speech.

    The Debs Decision

  • Levi; and, third, he had a desire to show these so-called plutocrats that their wealth was nothing to him, that they could not do what they chose with Theodore Racksole, and that for two pins Theodore Racksole would buy them up, and the whole Kaffir Circus to boot.

    The Grand Babylon Hotel

  • What is really going into the bank accounts of the plutocrats is the interest on the federal debt - $20 billion a month now.

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • What is really going into the bank accounts of the plutocrats is the interest on the federal debt - $20 billion a month now.

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • But the central theme and purpose of the secret Good Club meeting of the plutocrats was the priority concern posed by Bill Gates, namely, how to advance more effectively their agenda of birth control and global population reduction.



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