overreaching : Definition, Usages, News and More

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oh ver ree ching

  • v  fail by aiming too high or trying too hard
  • v  beat through cleverness and wit
  • s  revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights

  • It recounts the story of the ancient impregnable city that was destroyed partly by its overreaching.
  • It can be undone by its own overreaching players.
  • He seemed to recognize his overreaching the next day, when he dialed back his rhetoric and told CNN that the fate of Jerusalem should be decided by Israelis and Palestinians .
News & Articles

  • Commentary: Possible 'IRS-Gate'
    Many in the media are already castigating conservatives and Republicans for overreaching and overacting to what some are dubbing "IRS-Gate.
    June 10, 2013 - Savannah Morning News
  • Other Views: President Obama's telephone dragnet
    President Obama's telephone dragnet Within hours of the disclosure federal authorities routinely collect data on phone calls Americans make, regardless of whether they have any bearing on a counterterrorism investigation, the Obama administration issued the same platitude it has offered every time President Obama has been caught overreaching in the use of his powers: Terrorists are a real menace ...
    June 9, 2013 - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
  • Today's poll: Is the NSA overreaching with its collection of phone records?
    Is the NSA overreaching with its collection of phone records?
    June 7, 2013 - The Canton Repository

  • Judge Alex Kozinski in Los Angeles Times
    This was an obvious case of deliberate overreaching by the government in an effort to seize datait was not entitled to have, Judge Alex Kozinski wrote for an 11-judge panel of the 9th Circuit US Court of Appeals.
  • Patrick Leahy in FOXNews
    The Military Commissions Act is a dangerous and misguided law that undercuts our freedoms and assaults our Constitution by removing vital checks and balances designed to prevent government overreaching and lawlessness,Leahy, D-Vt., said in a...
  • Vice President Dick Cheney in Washington Post
    Vice President Dick Cheney on Friday called the ruling "an indefensible act of judicial overreaching."

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