Seven New Dirty Words for a Painful Point in Our Nation's History

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Most people are familiar with comedian George Carlin's seven dirty words.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled they couldn't be uttered on network television. But here are seven even dirtier words -- and the chances are good a majority of the members on the current Supreme Court would think they're just fine:

Greed.
Corruption.
Indictments.
Convictions.
Apathy.
Short memories.
Injustice.

The president of our Alaska AFL-CIO state federation, Vince Beltrami, suggested this new set of seven dirty words as those working families need to remember this November. Beltrami writes a column for the Anchorage Daily News, and his riff on Carlin is worth quoting at length:

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