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  • n. Plural form of objection.


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  • The main objections to the individual mandate were well summarized by Ramesh Ponnuru back when Mitt Romney first floated the idea in Massachusetts:

    Stromata Blog:

  • Over objections from the White House, outside groups like the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, MoveOn, and the Health Care for America Now coalition -- which is spending $35 million this year -- have been running hard-hitting ads that target foot-dragging congressmen.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • My point is, the potential negative impact on (sales tax dependent) state finances is often given as one of the main objections to a national VAT.

    Matthew Yglesias » Guest Post: Furloughed at the University of Maryland

  • To answer that question, I first need to answer a few built-in objections:

    Why I Tweet

  • In late 2008 the then-head of the FDA's device division approved Menaflex over repeated objections from a team of FDA scientists and their manager.

    Knee-Device Maker Slams FDA Over Reversal

  • I helped push Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAVs) through earmarks in appropriations bills in the mid-1980s, over objections from the Pentagon.

    The Tea Party Is Wrong About Earmarks

  • When I served in Congress, I earmarked money for missile defense on several occasions in the 1980s despite objections from the Democratic majority and, in the 1990s, from the Clinton administration.

    The Tea Party Is Wrong About Earmarks

  • People familiar with the case said defense lawyers approached the government recently with a counteroffer addressing Mr. Khadr 's main objections: having to spend five more years at Guantanamo and admit to throwing the grenade in a 2002 firefight that killed Sgt. First Class Christopher Speer.

    Gitmo Defendant in Plea Talks

  • The Aurora City Council voted 11-1 on Tuesday to spend (waste) further funds on legal fees that are an estimated $30,000 for the controversy surrounding the Aurora Township Democrats Caucus that resulted in objections, court case and re-vote.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Well, I have two main objections to your argument.

    The Accountability Problem « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website


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