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  • n. Plural form of firebreather.


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  • Journalist Josh Marshall confronted that bizarro narrative with evidence of what’s actually happening. “By any reasonable measure, this CNN headline is simply false, even painfully so,” he notes, adding, “even the firebreathers on the Republican side are not suggesting otherwise.

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  • Many times, you can go to a show and see people walking on stilts, living statues, and firebreathers – in the audience!

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  • You sound like one of the Southern firebreathers in 1860;

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  • The firebreathers - the people who think, led by GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin, that Obama "pals around with terrorists," who refer to his New Deal-like economic policies as "Marxist," who think it to be the height of hilarity to refer to him as "Barack Hussein Obama" - no doubt ate this up.

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  • Meanwhile, I am immediately reminded of the Opening Ceremony for the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympic Games, in which hundreds of flaming stilt walkers, firebreathers, flaming club swingers, and assorted pyromaniacs recreated Australia's hyper-paramythic bushfire on a riveting scale unmatched before and since.

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  • Eblair, there are firebreathers on BOTH sides of the political divide, and both of them can be horrendously scary.

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  • And most Pakistanis don't seem to like firebreathers; in the latest elections, hard-liners drew less than 12 percent of the vote.

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  • I don't know what the Kerry admnistration will do about this, but I think it's fair to say that they are going to be under tremendous pressure to appear "tough" on terrorism by the enraged firebreathers on the right who are already gearing up to engage in their own special form of political torture should they lose.


  • It's hard to see how they win with only their committed firebreathers and that really seems to be their strategy.


  • The event featured displays of circus-themed artwork by Nicole Emanuel and performances by Paul Mesner Puppets; the Kansas City Ballet; Voler Thieves of Flight, an aerial and acrobatic dance group; Luna Breeze, a performance artist who uses large hoops in her choreography; and several jugglers and firebreathers.

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