from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Highly conservative, especially in political viewpoint.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Extremely conservative
- n. A person who is extremely politically conservative; a superconservative; a radical rightwinger
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Unlike the current "archconservative" justices, who aggressively use their power to interpret the Constitution to protect corporations, wealthy corporate donors, and gun owners, "liberal" justices have traditional protected the rights of minorities and dissenters.
Mehdi Gomar was Ahmadinejad’s young neighbor with wraparound shades who looked like a reformist, who in the flush of the vote had called his archconservative candidate a “wonderful person,” who told me the rumors of a social crackdown were all “lies.”
He was nominated by Ronald Reagan in 1987 but the Senate rejected his nomination after a contentious debate that focused on Bork's archconservative legal views.
A monarchist-archconservative Bismarck invented social insurances in the late 19th century and conservatives developed the the social market economy.
Colbert appeared before the committee on Friday in his trademark unaware, archconservative character to discuss his 10-hour volunteer work as a migrant farm worker.
Indeed, when the break with Spain did materialize in 1821, it came through the agency of an archconservative royalist army officer, Agustin de Iturbide, who brought together his fellow hombres de bien with remnants of the Hidalgo rebellion in support of a new nation based upon three general ideals they could all embrace.
California is headed for another expensive Senate contest where progressive Senator Barbara Boxer will oppose either Carly Fiorina, Tom Campbell, or archconservative Chuck Devore.
Specter may not survive the Democratic primary where the progressive candidate is Congressman Joe Sestak; the winner will face archconservative Pat Toomey in the Fall.
In this race, he is running as a staunch conservative, winning the backing of California's archconservative icon, Congressman Tom McClintock.
But in Missouri, where Republican Senator Kit Bond is retiring, the competition is expected to be very close; the prospective opponents will likely be Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan and archconservative Republican Congressman Roy Blunt.
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