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i li ji tuh muh see

  • n  the status of being born to parents who were not married
  • n  unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law

  • It begins of course with the "stolen" election of 2000 and the perception of Bush's illegitimacy.
  • They screamed with laughter at its superpatriotic goings-on, involving gallant officers, dastardly villains, prostitutes, Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, taints of illegitimacy, stolen .
  • Nearly everyone agrees that illegitimacy and teen pregnancy are key elements in poverty's vicious cycle and that the government should try to reduce them.
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  • Our Man in Arlington
    Do the lesser-known annals of Arlington history offer evidence of an early 19th-century sex scandal? A family secret involving marquee names like Lee, Custis and Febrey? I’ve done my darnest to bring the tale alive. The rumor passed down for generations of a child’s suppressed illegitimacy revolves around the Febreys. […]
    Oct. 15, 2013 - Falls Church News-Press

  • Lt Ehren Watada in First Amendment Center
    Though the American soldier wants to do right, the illegitimacy of the occupation itself, the policies of this administration and the rules of engagement of desperate field commanders will ultimately force them to be party to war crimes,...
  • President Bush in Africasia
    I think the latest sanctions adopted by the UN create illegitimacy or create de-legitimization for Iran's nuclear program, and that is important. I think the sanctions the president signed the other day actually have teeth. They bite. The question... Benjamin Netanyahu FOXNews (blog) Jul 6, 2010 49538 67340 illegitimacy He hoped that the African Union, which is set to hold a June 30-July 1 summit in Egypt, would continue to highlight the illegitimacy of the elections, continue to remind the world that this election is not free and it's not fair. This is not just,...

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