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 June 04, 2012
“Stop repeat offenders—don’t re-elect them”

"Stop repeat offenders—don’t re-elect them” is a saying that has been printed on gift items such as bumper stickers and T-shirts since at least 1998. The authorship of the saying is unknown.


16 July 1998, Charlotte (NC) Observer, ‘The Outfront Guy’s Diary,” Living, pg. 4E:
Stop repeat offenders. Don’t re-elect them.

27 May 2000, Daily News-Record (harrisonburg, VA), “Bishop’s Mantle” by Jim Bishop, pg. 19, col. 1:
Stop repeat offenders—don’t re-elect them.

Glasgow (KY) Daily Times
April 19, 2008
Bumper stickers are good reads
By JOEL WILSON
(...)
Stop repeat offenders. Don’t re-elect them.

Denton (TX) Record-Chronicle
Scott Burns: Let’s leap into new year with gusto
Published: 31 December 2011 10:43 PM
(...)
So expect that 2012 will be another year of indelicate surprises. Here are my Fearless Forecasts.

. The rise of the Replacement Party. Tired of the Republidem and Demorep impasse, a new party will arise with no platform and a single purpose: Replace all incumbents by voting for any candidate who is not currently in office. Bumper stickers are already available, witness “Fight Organized Crime: Don’t Re-Elect Anyone” on Amazon. The website Zazzle offers a broad selection: “Save America: Re-Elect No One!” “Recycle All Incumbents,” “Stop Repeat Offenders: Just Don’t Re-Elect Them” and “Help Stop Narcissism: Re-Elect No One!”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • (0) Comments • Monday, June 04, 2012 • Permalink