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- adj. That opposes or oppose; on the opposite side.
- v. Present participle of oppose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by active hostility
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Your need to place people in opposing camps is your business.
Obama is wise in opposing the violence but stating we should not meddle in the Iranian affairs.
So yes, I support the Catholics in opposing this law “by any means necessary.”
However, he went much farther in opposing the communists than his career interests dictated, and his giving up his extremely lucrative chess career to undertake the thankless task of organizing opposition to Putin suggests that his interest in liberalism and democracy is not purely self-interested.
He has also smeared think-tanks that oppose wasteful spending like AEI and the Heritage Foundation, whose analysts were outspoken in opposing the mammoth and costly health care bill, which federal Medicare experts said would increase the federal deficit.
How can this “Mark” not see the paradox in opposing the government while wishing that it would intervene on his behalf at the same time??
The Republicans may see some benefit in opposing your every attempt to make life better for average Americans, but the American public is behind you.
His motivation in opposing the Health Care Bill is not for a better plan, but to try and hurt the President.
They have no shame in opposing Public Option (because it will provide competition to Private Insurance Companies) when 44000 americans are dying every year due to lack of access to healthcare. drew
This insane backwards logic by the GOP in opposing this bill will only lead to bigger government and more taxes for you and me because WE have to pay the Federal government's higher costs.
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