NIMTOONot In My Term Of Office
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In its November 1993 and January 1994 issues, several acronyms beyond NIMBY, NOOS, LULU, NOPE, and CAVE were mentioned: WHITE (Wealthy Housing Increases the Economy); CALIFORNIA (Citizens Against Low Income Families Owning or Renting Near Ideal Americans); BANANA (Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anyone), and one reserved for politicians, NIMTOO (Not in My Term of Office.) Community opposition has given rise to a whole new class of lawsuit known as SLAPPS (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation), which have been used by developers and public agencies to deter public protest, with community groups counter-suing through the use of SLAPP-backs (Ibid.).
Of LULUs, NIMBYs and NIMTOOs. The Public Interest 107: 52-64.
36 Herbert Inhaber, "Of NIMBYs, LULUs, and NIMTOOs," Public Interest, 107 (Spring 1992), pp.