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emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries

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a Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party

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[Bockara is a city in Uzbekistan in central Asia.] It was to the effect that the inhabitants of the Khasnnate, being an independent race, had refused to accept Bolsheviki rule and had ejected them all.
Battling Miss Bolsheviki: The Origins of Female Conservatism in the United States
'As anarchists, we believe neither in government nor in violence', and 'we should be the first to oppose the socialist Bolsheviki should they attempt to establish themselves as a PERMANENT government with the power to impose its authority upon the people'.
One thinks of President Wilson, sure that he would make the world safe for democracy by resort to arms--and succeeding, as he saw himself toward the end, merely in delivering eastern Europe into the hands of the Bolsheviki.
Coes said that Judge Thayer had referred to Sacco and Vanzetti as Bolsheviki who were `trying to intimidate him' and said that `he would get them good and proper.'"
Brasol boasted that the Protocols had become "a world movement, or at least a subject in which the thinking world is deeply interested." He went on to emphasize that while the Protocols issue would not be the "center of gravity" of his proposed volume, he also thought it a mistake to omit analysis of a plan that bore such "striking similarity of the actual policies of the Bolsheviki ...." Scribner passed on the proposal.
The lack of organization of the work in plant physiology and geography in our own Bureau of Plant Industry is certainly in strong contrast with the fine conditions given by the Bolsheviki for these phases of research".
Chief Justice Taft concluded that despite being "older and slower and less acute and more confused," he "must stay on the court in order to prevent the Bolsheviki from getting control." (23) Chief Justice Stone presided in open court a few hours before his death; Stone's son surmised that he "would be surprised" if his father "had not thought of staying on long enough for a Republican President to be able to appoint his successor." (24)
Chief Justice William Howard Taft believed that Brandeis ("the lawless member of the Court") was slyly manipulating the elderly Holmes into undermining the very foundations of order, and called both of these dissenters "Bolsheviki" (p.
Stoddard observed that most of the Bolshevik leaders during the revolutionary upheaval appeared to be '"tainted geniuses," paranoiacs, unbalanced fanatics, unscrupulous adventurers, clever criminals, etc., who always come to the front in times of social dissolution--which, indeed, gives them their sole opportunity for success." (53) Stoddard quotes Lenin in a speech before the Third Soviet Conference: "Among one hundred so-called Bolsheviki there is one real Bolshevik, with thirty-nine criminals and sixty fools." (54) Stoddard continues: It would be extremely instructive if the Bolshevik leaders could all be psychoanalyzed.
At the same time, the "Hamburg Circle" of the German Communist Party (led by Heinrich Laufenberg and Fritz Wolffheim) came out for "national communism"--a proletarian revolution to resurrect a German great power, a stance that prompted Kari Radek to dub them "national Bolsheviki." (19)
And he said: /Yes, these people, they are all right, they can do everything, everything except act; / And go an' hear 'em, but when they are through, / Come to the bolsheviki" (74).
Banks Nelson and the Bolsheviki," Labor News, 6 December 1918; "Banks Nelson Lays the Bogie," Labor News, 27 December 1918.