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Tour the back roads of agrarian California where a solitary soldier of burled vine, or a garrison of vines tended by generations of landowners, flex twisted arms in frozen poses.
Ministers were allowed to abstain to avoid a Cabinet split while MPs and Parliamentary aides were publicly told they had a free vote while whips twisted arms in private.
There have been news reports that Iran twisted arms and forced Hezbollah to get involved in Syria against its better judgment.
It wasn't until our own Mike Venturino, Clint Smith and Editor Roy twisted arms at S&W (with the cooperation of Tony Miele there) a few years ago, that a fixed-sight, N-frame .
He delivers some stinging anger on Twisted Arms and Whitewash Job and Trail Of Money (in which he duets with Earle) is in similar vein.