A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from September 23, 2011
Republinut (Republican + nut)

"Republinut” (Republican + nuts) is a term used by those who believe that Republicans are crazy (or “nuts"). “Republinuts” has been cited in print since at least 1996 and has been frequently used by Stephen Lemons of the Phoenix (AZ) New Times.


Urban Dictionary
Republinut
A political philosophy that a Republican can do no wrong even while doing terrible wrongs.
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by benighse Jul 1, 2009

Republinuts
Heller America!
Welcome to the world famous RepubliNuts! Founded in 1532, RepubliNuts is the Emmy, Grammy, MTV Teen Choice, Pulitzer Prize Winning, Medical Board Certified ezine that has been poking fun at American politics and politicians, for over 9000 years. That’s right, we were there before God created us. When he asked us for input, we suggested the fart, and he was pleased.

Google Groups: sdnet.general
Newsgroups: sdnet.general
From: (Albert Silverman)
Date: 1996/07/17
Subject: Welcome to San Diego, “Doctor” Strangelogic!

Your visit to San Diego is of course quite understandable, in the context of current events. In the midst of our soon-to-be RepubliNut convention, it is only fitting that we should be blessed with an advanced visit from one of the most celebrated “NetNuts” in cyberspace.

Google Groups: alt.society.conservatism
Newsgroups: alt.current-events.clinton.whitewater, alt.society.liberalism, alt.society.conservatism, alt.politics.clinton, alt.rush-limbaugh
From:
Date: 1999/10/29
Subject: MCDIVINEFART SAYS DEMOCRATIC FORUM MUCH, MUCH BETTER THAN REPUBLICAN LAUGH IN.

That would have been the republinuts a few hours ago.

GoogleGroups: soc.culture.usa
Newsgroups: alt.politics, alt.fan.rush-limbaugh, alt.politics.bush, talk.politics.misc, soc.culture.usa, alt.society.liberalism, alt.politics.democrats.d, alt.politics.republicans, alt.rush-limbaugh
From: (Carla)
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 03:49:11 GMT
Local: Thurs, Oct 25 2001 10:49 pm
Subject: Re: Republinut misogynist from Georgia is an identity thief as well

If you have nothing to say nut just shut up, or go about your favorite pasttime: masturbation

Phoenix (AZ) New Times
Feathered Bastard
He’s Baaaaaack! Republinut J.D. Hayworth lands a gig at KFYI, apparently ousting Joe Crummey.

By Stephen Lemons Mon., Apr. 23 2007 at 4:41 PM
Jeez, J.D., eat something for Chrissakes, you look like an ofay Star Jones!

Phoenix (AZ) New Times
Feathered Bastard
Jesus Christ Was a Liberal, No Matter What Republinuts Say

By Stephen Lemons Thu., Mar. 3 2011 at 2:39 PM
What is it about some Republicrazies and conservatards that makes them think God is on their side?

Phoenix (AZ) New Times
Feathered Bastard
Jan Brewer Defies Russell Pearce, Republinuts, Vetoes Birther Bill, Others

By Stephen Lemons Mon., Apr. 18 2011 at 5:56 PM
Chalk up another embarrassing defeat for state Senate President Russell Pearce and his fellow Republinuts on three bills they desperately wanted: the birther bill, the guns on campus wackiness, and a bill allowing for an anti-health care reform compact among the states.

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