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insistence

in si stuhns

  • n  continual and persistent demands
  • n  the state of demanding notice or attention
    the insistence of their hunger
  • n  the act of insisting on something
    insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position

  • Let's be clear: The only thing stopping the Obama campaign's supporters from helping to finance a new vote is Barack Obama's insistence on disenfranchising voters in Michigan.
  • Mohler's position is a startling departure from years of insistence among fundamentalists that gay rights advocates are wrong when they say homosexuality is not something they .
  • At the insistence of Desai, who wanted to show that his government cares deeply about raising rural living standards, Carter and his wife visited the village of Daulatpur (pop.
News & Articles

  • Racist name out of bounds - Mon, 17 Jun 2013 PST
    See if this makes sense to you: For years, I’ve argued with certain African-American people about their insistence upon using the so-called N-word which, to my ears, is, inalterably, a statement of self-loathing. They say I don’t understand. They say the word no longer means what it has always meant. They say it’s just a friendly fraternal greeting.
    June 17, 2013 - The Spokesman-Review
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Curse of the Redskins
    See if this makes sense to you: For years, I've argued with certain African-American people about their insistence upon using the so-called N-word which, to my ears, is, inalterably, a statement of self-loathing. They say I don't understand. They say the word no longer means what it has always meant. They say it's just a friendly fraternal greeting.
    June 17, 2013 - Merced Sun-Star
  • Pitts: Curse of the Washington 'Redskins'
    See if this makes sense to you: For years, I've argued with certain African-American people about their insistence upon using the so-called N-word which, to my ears, is, inalterably, a statement of self-loathing. They say I don't understand.
    June 17, 2013 - Savannah Morning News
Quotes

  • Osama bin Laden in Forbes
    The storming of the Red Mosque in Islamabad in July "demonstrated Musharraf's insistence on continuing his loyalty, submissiveness and aid to America against the Muslims ...... and makes armed rebellion against him and removing him obligatory,"...
  • Bill McCollum in The Associated Press
    Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum said Thursday that the government's defenses clash with comments Obama made during the health care debate, "including the president's insistence on national television that the purchase mandate was absolutely...

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