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Fifa president Sepp Blatter has staunchly defended Real Madrid's world-record bid for Cristiano Ronaldo, comparing it to purchasing a Picasso painting.
I have lived in San Francisco for over 20 years and have heard both Pelosi and Leno staunchly defend Bill Clinton, John Kerry, and Gray Davis and other political Democrats when the public platform of these elected officials was to marginalize LGBT people and relegate them to second-class citizenship.
Even with diversity of modern metal bands, Celtic Frost remains sonically unique, and their staunchly non-conformist attitude doesn't feel contrived like the manufactured rebellion of today, when Sabbath gets criticized for mocking The President in a concert video for their classic anti-war song "War Pigs".
Throughout Iraq, "many Sunni Arab political and religious leaders once staunchly opposed to the American presence .
His New York, staunchly abolitionist parents named him Liberty and schooled him at home.
In the wake of the Kennedy assassinations when the Democratic Party embraced urban-based gun-control advocates, conservatives within and outside the National Rifle Association transformed that organization from a nonpartisan hunting-safety group into a gun-rights powerhouse staunchly aligned with the GOP.
By removing nonbinding language expressing the sense that the economy needs temporary immigrant workers, GOP leaders also secured the votes of several Southern California Republicans who staunchly oppose illegal immigration.
The Republican National Committee has been making a very public effort to reach out to African Americans, who have for decades voted staunchly Democratic.
Andres Uriel Gallego, Colombia's transportation minister, has staunchly defended the plan.
The move came ahead of an Orange march which is due to pass through the staunchly Catholic area en route to a mass rally in the city centre.
The passing of Andrea Dworkin--feminist polemicist, anti-porn crusader, and loony extraordinaire--drew strangely admiring obituaries from several feminists who vehemently disagreed with her in life, including the self-identified "feminist pornographer" Susie Bright and the staunchly anti-censorship Nation columnist Katha Pollitt.
But Japan has been staunchly resisting such deal-making since T.