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re buhl

  • n  `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
  • n  a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
  • n  someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
  • v  take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • v  break with established customs

  • In the bizarre, rebellion-plagued history of the Congo since independence, Pierre Mulele authored one of the bloodier chapters.
  • An armed Sudanese rebel from the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) arrives at the abandoned village of Chero Kasi less than an hour after Janjaweed militiamen set it ablaze in .
  • So making rebel music in some sense means attacking the pillars of your Nike-clad audience's own comfort.
News & Articles

  • Rebel brigades check loyalist advances in Aleppo: opposition
    By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN (Reuters) - Rebel brigades fought Hezbollah-backed forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in and around Syria's commercial hub of Aleppo on Sunday, trying to claw back territory lost to an assault that threatens the opposition's grip on the city, activists said. Rebel brigades poured into Aleppo last July and have more than half the city under their control. But ...
    June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Syrian rebel commander urges West to provide heavy weapons
    (Reuters) - The commander of Syria's main rebel fighting force urged Western allies on Friday to supply anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles and to create a no-fly zone, saying if properly armed he could defeat President Bashar al-Assad's army within six months. Speaking a day after Washington said it would arm the rebels, Free Syrian Army (FSA) commander Salim Idriss told Reuters his forces ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Syrian rebel chief: US aid would boost rebels
    BEIRUT (AP) — The commander of the main Western-backed rebel group fighting in Syria said Friday he hoped that U.S. weapons will be in the hands of rebels in the near future, saying it will boost the morale of the fighters on the ground.
    June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Kid Rock in Washington Post
    Kid Rock called Williams, "My rockin' rebel father Bocephus," before saying: "Does anybody realize how hard it is to get Bocephus out of the house? I don't think you understand this. The party has just begun."
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan in USA Today
    We welcome this as a positive step, but it is an announcement that came late,Erdogan said Friday in Istanbul. "The PKK camps must be eradicated and the rebel leaders must be extradited. That would satisfy Turkey."
  • Houston Nutt in TSN
    After long talks last night and this morning, we tried very hard to keep Jevan as an Ole Miss Rebel for one more year,said Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt. "We want to thank Jevan for his outstanding play as our quarterback the last two...

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