During a riot occasioned by the wild elections at the time of the creation of the City of Toronto, the stocks and the whipping post
were destroyed by the rioters.
Hopkins's detailed description of this whipping has played a major role in critical readings of Contending Forces, and is therefore worth quoting at length: [Grace] was bound to the whipping post
as the victim to the stake, and lashed with rawhides alternately by the two strong, savage men.
PBS and NPR have always been a favorite whipping post
of Republican lawmakers, and the new millennium hasn't changed that.
I loved "Bible Bloopers" (July/ August) and can't believe you received a letter taking you to the whipping post
Before we turn on that familiar whipping post
called "the media," let us remember the old Roman maxim: "The voice of the people is the voice of God." It seems as though, episode by episode, we the people -- we the gods -- speak and, with the loudest and mightiest voice, demand more pain, more shattered relationships, more mean-spirited voyeurism.
Seeking to make the Sandinista government a whipping post
for its anti-communist fervor, the Reagan administration sponsored a guerrilla army that was little more than organized terror against the Nicaraguan people.
A possible contender is John Hall, mentioned by William Pittis, in his serial The Whipping Post
, 8.31 (July 31 1705), as a friend of leading Whig journalist John Tutchin.
Peterson del Mar's examination of Oregon's Whipping Post
Law (1905), which provided for the flogging of convicted wife beaters, demonstrates that Progressive reformers conceptualized the problem of wife assault in terms of ethnic and working class stereotypes.
The 19th-century Anglican church, for example, built in the historic old Stone Town shortly after the abolition of slavery, boasts an altar that was once a whipping post
. Nearby, former slave quarters have been converted into a hostel (frequented more often than not by German hippy backpackers, the first wave of cultural tourists to discover Zanzibar).
Affirmative action remains the whipping post
and rallying cry of many white males, even though there exists no statistical proof that blacks have taken jobs or lucrative career opportunities away from white men, or even interrupted their dominance in the workplace.
Congress has used the real estate industry as a "whipping post
," Trump said.
Best of the 16 tracks are Allman Brothers favourites Jessica, Whipping Post
, Revival and Midnight Rider plus Southern rock renditions of Willie Dixon's Hoochie Coochie Man, Blind Willie McTell's Statesboro' Blues and Robert Johnson's Come On In My Kitchen.