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Your article and scurrilous cartoon impugning the integrity of our armed services left me reeling in disbelief.
How hollow the scurrilous charges of racism or ``Islamophobia'' will ring, now that the United States is helping to install an Arab and Muslim leadership, one chosen and supported by the predominantly Arab and Muslim population.
I do expect the media, however, especially the Catholic media, to refrain from scurrilous inaccuracy.
The most fun to be had from this book will be the arguments it causes about which of DeLay's antics is most scurrilous, is it his turning over his office to industry lobbyists to write legislation?
Instead, Holmes and other street-life authors have alternately been praised for telling previously invisible stories and criticized for the harsh and scurrilous language, as well as for allegedly promoting stereotypical and degrading images.
Now, Jean DeJean weighs in with a nuanced study of the rebirth of obscenity in seventeenth-century literature and culture, rightly defining the scurrilous literary works she analyzes as obscene, although one work in particular, L'Ecole des filles, could also be seen as pornographic.
Leigh and with little or no intellectual, aesthetic, and ethical distance between himself and the implied author of Erasure, writes MyPafology, an outrageously scurrilous parody in eye dialects, and its authenticity and authority are acclaimed by white editors and critics as well as a popular black TV talk-show hostess as a commercial and critical prize-winning success.
Using the pseudonym, "John Roy Carlson," Derounian published two scurrilous exposes of the "isolationist" right: Under Cover and The Plotters.
And the President has got his part down perfectly: claiming they're the naughty ones who started the whole mess by attacking his tax stimulus package with the scurrilous charge that it neglects to provide any of what you might call your stimulus.
1994-1995: Falwell is criticized for using his "Old Time Gospel Hour" to hawk a scurrilous video called "The Clinton Chronicles" that makes a number of unsubstantiated charges against President Bill Clinton--among them that he is a drug addict and that he arranged the murders of political enemies in Arkansas.
Herzog presents the reader with an exhaustive chronicle of abuse that strings together what most of us would now consider repellent quotations from Byron, Cobbett, Coleridge, Wilberforce, and many other famous personages as well as from popular theatricals and the more scurrilous Tory newspapers.