5 definitions by mistah charley, ph.d.
A derisive shortening of the term "progressives" in the American context - those who consider the Democratic Party too right wing, think that American foreign policy should be reoriented away from killing foreigners, and so on.
by mistah charley, ph.d. June 12, 2012
the Military Industrial Congressional Financial Corporate Media Complex - a conspiracy to use, abuse, and confuse the people; speaking metaphorically, to milk, shear, and slaughter the sheeple - except that the slaughter is literal, not metaphorical.
The reason that perpetual war is American policy is because it maximizes the power and profits of the MICFiC.
by mistah charley, ph.d. March 02, 2011
The Military-Industrial-Counter-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think Tank complex - a term coined by CIA officer turned political activist Ray McGovern.
Pepe Escobar: The “forever war” may have been a disaster for the bombed, invaded and impoverished “Afghan people,” but it was an unmitigated success for what Ray McGovern so memorably defines as the MICIMATT (Military-Industrial-Counter-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think Tank) complex. Anyone who bought stocks of Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and the rest of that crowd made – literally – a killing.
by mistah charley, ph.d. August 27, 2021
"Leftist and Progressive" - The kind of person who sent money to Bernie Sanders in 2015-16, hoping that change could be achieved non-violently by working through the political system.
A lot of my friends are L&P types and are angry at the way Bernie Sanders was stabbed in the back by the Democratic Party power structure.
by mistah charley, ph.d. August 15, 2016