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#1 2005-11-12 22:55:47

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'robbing hood' for 'Robin Hood'

About 1000 ghits- some, but not all, deliberate:

Again, the Robbing Hood theory, steal from the one and give to the other.

He is the neo-con Robbing Hood – he steals from the poor and gives to the rich. … 202004.htm

Your definition of “sharing prosperity” is playing Robbing Hood, with the government acting as your enforcer of choice.

I thought it was all about stealing money off the rich to give to the poor, you
know, the old Robbing Hood theme.

You see, it seems with Democrats, they have the Robbing Hood mentality. They like taking from the working folks and giving to the poor.



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