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

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Entry from March 02, 2010
Repuke (Republican party nickname)

"Repuke” (used both with and without capitalization) is a derogatory nickname for the Republican party, used by speakers who think the party makes them throw up (puke). “Repuke” has been cited in print since at least May 1996.


Democratic Underground Glossary
Repug, rethug, or repuke - Republican.

Urban Dictionary
Repuke
A neoconservative member of the U.S. Republican Party.
J.D. Hayworth is such a Repuke!
by the Goobergunch Sep 2, 2003

repuke
someone of the Republican party
Someone get these repukes out of here.
by Rachel Sep 14, 2003

repuke
When you puke, then puke again, then vote for it.
OMG, I can’t believe people would willingly vote for that repuke George W McCain.
by chowned May 8, 2008

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From: ()
Date: 1996/05/14
Subject: Re: !BIG LABOR BACK TO THE POLITICAL WARS

I once belonged to the Teamsters and yes we did vote on progams such as this. Actually such programs were much a part of the union canidates platform when voting for leadership. no what poll was that claiming membership disagreed with the program.Perhaps it was conducted by the repukes.

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From: ()
Date: 1996/09/30
Subject: Re: Clinton’s $1.2 trillion debt. A fraudulent funny number

yup just following the lead of the repukes.

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From: ()
Date: 1998/01/27
Subject: Repukes propose another rich boy tax cut.

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From: (Juan Liberale)
Date: 1999/06/18
Subject: ! Repukes blow Heston

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ozarky
07-25-00, 02:50 AM
(...)
He has the democrafties and some repukes in his back pocket.

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From: mhirtes
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2002 15:56:26 -0600
Local: Sun, Jan 27 2002 3:56 pm
Subject: Raff is full of shit! Repukes newsmax propaganda

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Larry Gude
10-08-2003, 11:21 AM
(...)
#14 I’m a registered Repuke as they like to say o’er at the DU.
A progressive Republican. 

Posted by Barry Popik
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