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  • That's why the company's top lobbyist, David Cohen, convened what could best be described as a Kumbaya sing-along in Washington on Monday, to declare Net Neutrality an issue over which Washington needn't concern itself any longer.

    Timothy Karr: Comcast Kumbaya

  • Where are they in the so-called Kumbaya index, that American term?

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2007

  • And as the American political flock moves from the high peaks of New Hampshire to the South Carolina low country - the home of "Kumbaya" - this week, we are liable to hear it brought up time and again by people trying to disparage others.

    News

  • Then something changed in the American psyche, and "Kumbaya" - along with the unity it represents - began to be mocked, especially by political figures and the people who cover them.

    News

  • I guess what I'm saying here is that it may not look like a "unity" party (aka Kumbaya) to an outsider …

    Think Progress

  • The "Public School Teacher that sang Kumbaya" (who is nameless and shall be referred to as Kumbaya teacher) was very sneaky in her questions, first asking what percentage of the crimes in LoCo were being committed by illegals after an introduction as "someone ignorant of the facts", then played the symapthy card, then pointed out that the numbers were

    Waldo's Virginia Political Blogroll

  • They shouldn't be up there holding hands singing 'Kumbaya' in D.C. I believe that we don't need the Department of Education or the Department of Energy.

    Tea Party road trip: What the movement wants -- and why

  • Perhaps just elated to escape the aftershocks of Washington's midweek snowstorm, the especially cheery audience members looked as if they would eagerly form a "Kumbaya" circle if he asked.

    Ari Hest takes it down a lot at Wolf Trap

  • And just as ludicrous, "Songs of the Dragons" tells us, is the "Kumbaya" notion that we could ever walk a mile in the other guy's shoes.

    Review: 'Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven' at Studio Theatre

  • The Left has been shocked by all of this unseemliness, since they conjured images up of everyone singing "Kumbaya" after Obama's inauguration -- conveniently forgetting that whole "Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy" thing that Bill Clinton had to put up with (also from Day One, in his presidency).

    Chris Weigant: One Year After Obama's Election: Still Smarter...Than The Alternative

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  • *holds hands and forms circle with other Wordnikkies*

    June 23, 2010

  • Genus name for a group (of plants, not singers) that are now considered to be a section of the more familiar genus Gardenia.

    June 22, 2010