Log Rolling


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Log Rolling

A legislative practice of embracing in one bill several distinct matters, none of which, perhaps, could singly obtain the assent of the legislature, and then procuring its passage by a combination of the minorities in favor of each of the measures into a majority that will adopt them all.

Practice of including in one statute or constitutional amendment more than one proposition, inducing voters to vote for all, notwithstanding they might not have voted for all if amendments or statutes had been submitted separately.

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Summary: After more than 2 years of planning and 2,500 hours of related service projects by local troops, this 3-day Scouting extravaganza kicks off in Jersey City's Liberty State Park on October 2 -- 4, attended by 5,000 local Boy Scouts and thousands of day visitors; featuring everything from a NASA Astronaut, a NASCAR driver, the US Army Golden Knights parachute team and live wolves to hands-on activities including an extreme obstacle course, backwoods engineering, zip-line, tomahawk throw, drones, robotics, rockets, log rolling, a crane simulator and even construction of a "Habitat for Humanity" house.
There had been plenty of log rolling and pork barreling in the years after the war, and a reform movement quickly gathered steam.
They also will demonstrate log rolling and New Zealand speed axes.
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The most difficult thing I have ever had to do was Psychology 300 stats in college and maybe that log rolling contest I did in Kyuquot
Some are names, places, court decisions, or events that have become emblematic while others are technical terms such as filibuster, log rolling, and term limit.
A performing sheep, a dog display team, log rolling demonstration, float and fancy dress competitions
And while they are at it, they should not forget stock car racing, motorcycle racing, mountain climbing, bowling, wood chopping, log rolling, demolition derby, lap dancing and nude mud wrestling.
The Canadian Logger Sports Association has a strong presence in British Columbia, a part of the world where log rolling, the underhand chop, pulp throwing and the water boil are all favourite pastimes.
The situation is a natural for political log rolling, and in fact different groups of workers are treated quite differently, depending on their political clout.
Relaxing time in one of the resort's many pools was also called for, and the one we chose just happened to have a log rolling device (South Seas is the only resort in the country to have one, we were told).
When they turned their attention to politics, however, the substitution of universal principles for the traditional log rolling of municipal government created an urban system in which local government no longer responded to the needs of local citizens and the diverse members of Boston's neighborhoods no longer had an effective means of coming together in a system of shared allegiances.