redistributive love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • Distributing again; characterized by or of the nature of redistribution.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to redistribution


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  • Seeking to paint Obama as a socialist, they used the internets and googled "obama redistributive" and came up with this quote to which Dough "McCain-invented-the-Blackberry" Holtz-Eakin then proclaim "Aha! see he does use the word redistributive proving he is a socialist.

    McCain Campaign Falsely Claims Obama Described Court's Failure to Redistribute Wealth As "Tragedy"

  • Addressing actual inequality, also known as redistributive politics, would see funds flow into the poorest parts of the country, massive schemes for socialized housing and community facilities.

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  • If it's labor law, then it's discriminatory towards helping bakers at the expense of bakery owners, and redistributive, which is unconstitutional.

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  • It is in this way that a "redistributive" policy can be universally beneficial and not a zero sum game.

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  • McCain and the press were out-and-out misrepresenting what was said, as they are on the "redistributive" quote, and the public needs to understand when that happens.

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  • SCHNEIDER: Well, the most significant thing is that there would be -- this is a kind of redistributive program that would provide government subsidies for lower-income people, and those subsidies would gradually be faded out.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Vice President Al Gore Outlines Plan For Retirement Savings - June 20, 2000

  • At the same time, however, Ortega has created a "redistributive" parallel economy with a $1.4 billion slush fund handed him by left-wing, oil-rich Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Top Stories

  • It is fairer, more "redistributive", and simpler than the present messy system.

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  • Oh, and for any "redistributive" justice favoring individual who disagrees with me, I fully believe in the "Castle Doctirine," meaning that if you willfully and rationally decide to rob my place of residence, then I believe it is my right to defend my place of residence with deadly force.


  • To be truly "redistributive", it should read "the right to attractive and compatible mate (s)."



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  • "A league spokesman said: 'Collective selling is the foundation of the Premier League's success - every pound earned centrally has a redistributive effect within the league and a solidarity impact down through the footballing pyramid.'"

    - EPL rich getting richer,, 2 June 2009.

    June 2, 2009