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Wilbur and Orville Wright would go from obscurity to international sensations, then be held in contempt as obstructers of progress, and finally be acclaimed as the heroes who taught the world to fly.
Describing the presidential vacuum and the Cabinet paralysis as a "coup against the Constitution, state institutions and higher Lebanese interests," Gemayel said: "The disruption of institutions is a fatal and suicidal path that will not spare obstructers or any political group.
Al-Watan daily newspaper pointed out that those who want to return to the bygone phase of differences, procrastination or hesitation in uprooting terrorism are deemed as irresponsible and it is the right of the Bahraini people through their representatives in parliament to hold procrastinators and obstructers responsible and accountable for such deeds which adversely impact on our national security.
What Lady Gaga with her gay/gender gigs (or any similar sort of stage-acting a la Pussy Riot) is for the human rights, are the so-called Islamists for the Muslim world--strategic obstructers, assertively trivializing important larger contents that are essential for any human advancement.
Although the caboclo (Brazilian of mixed Amerindian and European ancestry) and other racialized types of the sertao have at rimes been used as symbols of social union and integration, they have also been scapegoated as symbols of backwardness and obstructers of development since the late-Colonial period.
their resources to charge civil obstructers, leaving any remedy to
However, left to those of us who care, the council will move forward with or without the real obstructers.
When Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms came into force 25 years ago, no one imagined that governments would become major obstructers to the promise of equality enshrined in the Constitution.
The German, winner of both the Drivers championship and Obstructers championship, should quit before his legacy is tainted even further.
By the time Johnson got his accidental opportunity to occupy his hero FDR's chair, progressives understood implicitly that the unique constitutional system, conceived to protect the minority interests of slaveholders, gives the upper hand to obstructers.
Edward Said, in a book of exceptional beauty, Representations of the Intellectual, calls on us to be "disturbers of the status quo" (x); obstructers of the "passive acceptance of unexamined ideas and sentiments" (27); and to constantly ask "questions, mak[e] distinctions, restor[e] to memory all those things that tend to be overlooked or walked past in the rush to collective judgment and action" (33).