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  • It's also hard to avoid drawing parallels between the RDA/Na'vi conflict and the long-continuing disputes over oil and land in the Middle East.

    Exploring The Political Subtext In ‘Avatar’ With Stephen Lang » MTV Movies Blog

  • Mr. MCINTURFF: If there had not been this oil spill, my guess is we'd have a long-continuing debate about health care - was it good or bad, what does it mean?

    Both Parties Try To Score Points Off Health Care Law

  • This period, she notes, marks the beginning of the long-continuing debate over the precise nature of the geisha 's occupation.

    A Haunting Woman

  • (In another bow to Iran, our own State Department continues to throw up legal roadblocks to the hostages 'long-continuing lawsuit against Iran).

    Rep. Brad Sherman: The U.S. Bows Down to Iran -- And Fails to Stop Its Nuclear Program

  • In Endo, the Court held that while Executive Order 9066 and its supporting legislation may have supported restrictive action against Japanese Americans in the wake of Pearl Harbor, when the loyalties of Japanese Americans had not been (and, according to the government, could not be) individually determined, the Order and its supporting legislation could not be read to support the long-continuing detention of Japanese Americans who had been determined to be loyal.


  • Souter's point, as I understood it, was that even if the congressional resolution that Congress passed just after 9/11 might be read as authorizing presidential detentions of US citizens for some period of time at and after the peak of the crisis, at some point further and more explicit congressional authorization would be required to support long-continuing detention (or new detentions inititated a while after the peak of the crisis).


  • So far-reaching and long-continuing, it makes him infinite.

    The doctrine of the mean

  • Perhaps certain natural phenomena are most to be feared at that time, such as long-continuing and dense fogs, excessive cold, fearfully heavy snow-storms, which sometimes envelop whole caravans and cause their destruction.

    Michael Strogoff

  • It's very clear to us that we've taken action based on this kind of intelligence and the kind of information that reflects this as the motivation which is a long-continuing motivation of al Qaeda.

    CNN Transcript Feb 7, 2003

  • I need scarcely expatiate upon the delicate and long-continuing fragrance which this luxuriant perfume imparts to all things with which it comes in contact; it is peculiarly calculated for the drawer, writing-desk, &c. since its aroma is totally unmingled with that most disagreeable effluvium, which is ever proceeding from alcohol.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 334, October 4, 1828


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