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  • But such "intransigents" were unmoved by the "common sense" onslaught of the Party of Order.

    An Introductory Anti-Capitalist Manifesto

  • Still, there is no doubt whatsoever that the Church deemed the "intransigents" to be correct on one absolutely crucial matter: the need to reject the principle of the unrestrained free market as a morally reprehensible standard.

    An Introductory Anti-Capitalist Manifesto

  • Just like southern racists severely wounded the principle of federalism by forcing the hand of the federal government, Republican intransigents are mortally wounding the idea of bi-partisan compromise to solve major problems.

    Matthew Yglesias » Dodd Defends Filibuster, Calls for More “Civility”

  • And General Petraeus has been quoted as saying that Israeli intransigents "could cost American lives."

    Alan Dershowitz: An Invitation To J Street From Alan Dershowitz

  • Rogers and company thought they could sway the political intransigents by literally forcing them to sway to the music.

    The Obama Diaries

  • In Mondale's battle to reform the Senate filibuster, James Allen, a parliamentary whiz, wore out his welcome, even among fellow conservatives, a lesson some contemporary intransigents might consider.

    Joel K. Goldstein: A Good Man's Good Fights

  • The rest of us have to force the intransigents to sit down and cooperate. see Millennials, above.

    Lorelei Kelly: Thank You Tea Party!

  • Solutions that were adopted only after enough irreconcilable intransigents died, and a new generation could look at the old, unsolved problems in the light of what would to be -- to the youngsters -- 'old' and established science.

    Rabett Run

  • The political climate figures to be quite different if Democrats manage to pull something resembling a victory from the current health debate -- or if, as Democratic strategist James Carville suggests, they manage to paint Republicans as intransigents who stood in the way of progress.

    Midterms' Concrete Yet to Harden

  • No one, I assume, except a handful of Miami Cuban intransigents actually cast a presidential vote on this issue.

    Robert L. Borosage: McCain and the Cuba Libre

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