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  • v. Past participle of gag


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  • The junk heads into a slough emptying into San Rafael Creek, then to the mouth of the creek where Jack, tied and gagged, is taken ashore on one of the Marin Islands and there cuts his bonds with broken clam shells.

    “I, in the course of making my living by turning journalism into literature. . .”

  • The midshipmen on board gagged from the stench of jet fuel — a planeload of unburned kerosene rising from shattered tanks on the ocean floor, about 250 feet below.

    The Crash of EgyptAir 990

  • These include efforts to: present the pronouncements of the President to be inconsistent, and at odds with established ANC policy; cover matters relating to the President's pending court case in a manner that undermines the principle of presumption of innocence; suggest conflict between the President, Deputy President and Treasurer General; make various other claims about Officials being "gagged", former NEC members being targeted for "dodgy deals", and the inaccurate reporting of

    ANC Today

  • Rule (those who refuse to be "gagged") often give services spanning the full spectrum of family planning: information on contraceptive methods, youth counseling to postpone sexual initiation and prevent adolescent pregnancies, as well as the provision of condoms, diaphragms, and hormonal contraception.

    Marianne Mollmann: Access to Contraceptives Promotes Abortion?

  • More seriously, in the EFSA Statement, and in subsequent Monsanto press releases, Dr Pusztai was named and criticized in spite of the fact that it was known by all concerned that he was effectively "gagged" and could not defend himself.

    GMO: A Dangerous Experiment

  • The ANC president was asked at an editors 'luncheon in Johannesburg whether the outspoken ANCYL leader had been "gagged" following his fiery oratory - which included a commitment to "kill for Zuma" and criticism of the judicial process in connection with the now withdrawn corruption charges against Zuma.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • All while she was unable to violate the yoke of the unprecedented use of the arcane "States Secrets Privilege", invoked by the DoJ in such a draconian fashion that she is still "gagged" from disclosing even innocuous personal details such as her date of birth.

    Brad Friedman: EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Ellsberg Says Sibel Edmonds Case 'Far More Explosive Than Pentagon Papers'

  • The BRAD BLOG spoke recently with the legendary 1970's-era whistleblower in the wake of our recent exclusive, detailing Edmonds 'announcement that she was prepared to risk prosecution to expose the entirety of the still-classified information that the Bush Administration has "gagged" her from revealing for the past five years under claims of the arcane "State Secrets Privilege".

    Brad Friedman: EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Ellsberg Says Sibel Edmonds Case 'Far More Explosive Than Pentagon Papers'

  • A subsequent Supreme Court ruling classified the case and "gagged" Edmonds without ever hearing her out, effectively quashing it on the same grounds used to nullify the Karl Rove/DoJ subpoenas: that sneaky "State Secrets Act", providing top cover for agents accused of crimes in the Bush Administration without any required disclosure of evidence in the case to a court.

    Why we need to learn the name Sibel Edmonds

  • In almost all cases, recipients of NSLs are forbidden, or "gagged," from disclosing that they have received the letters, even to close family and friends.

    Court Strikes Down Certain Provisions of the Patriot Act!


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