CARTOON BY: BBZLllr Scott Stantis Chicago Tribune
Whether you are a Republican or Democrat you have to give Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Kudos for standing against partisan.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard explains why she chose “PRESENT” instead of a YES or NAY.
A partisan is someone who supports one part or party. Sometimes the support takes the form of military action, as when guerrilla fighters take on government forces. But partisan is actually most often used as an adjective, usually referring to support of a political party. so if you’re accused of being too partisan, or of practicing partisan politics, it means you’re mainly interested in boosting your own party and attacking the other one.
1: a firm adherent to a party, faction, cause, or person especially: one exhibiting blind, prejudiced, and unreasoning allegiance political partisans who see only one side of the problem
2a: a member of a body of detached light troops making forays and harassing an enemy Peasant partisans assaulted the French army.
2b: a member of a guerrilla band operating within enemy lines Polish partisans had blown up two trains — Springfield (Massachusetts) Union
Definition of partisan (Entry 2 of 3)
1: feeling, showing, or deriving from strong and sometimes blind adherence to a particular party, faction, cause, or person : exhibiting, characterized by, or resulting from partisanship
Partisan politics, partisan loyalty, Secularism is indeed correlated with greater tolerance of gay marriage and pot legalization. But it’s also making America’s partisan clashes more brutal.— Peter Beinart
The editorial page of the newspaper captured the mood of an America frustrated by partisan division …— Joseph Cress
The modern Democratic party may honor the cerebral Jefferson as one of its founders, but the true paternity lies with the fiercely partisan Jackson. He made it a fighting electoral force.— Bernard A. Weisberger
2: of, carried on by, or being military partisans partisan fighters partisan warfare
Prejudiced in favor of a particular cause.
“newspapers have become increasingly partisan”
Definition of partisan (Entry 3 of 3
): a weapon of the 16th and 17th centuries with long shaft and broad blade
a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person.
“partisans of the exiled Stuarts”
A member of an armed group formed to fight secretly against an occupying force, in particular one operating in enemy-occupied Yugoslavia, Italy, and parts of eastern Europe in World War II.
“the partisans opened fire from the woods” · [more]
BY: Chad Rhodes
In 1973 I had the opportunity to read Ruby Fruit Jungle at the tender age of 13 years old. What an eye opening adventure. I laughed, I cried, but mainly I wondered what it was like to be these characters. Every day after school I would rush home and shut my door and dive into the book. I would read until my mom called us for dinner. I thank Rita Mae Brown for opening my mind and giving me the opportunity to read and experience this book.
Computer dating is fine, if you’re a computer.
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
“I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. Show more
|1968:||In 1968, she received a certificate in cinematography from the New York School of Visual Arts.|
|1970:||She played a leading role in the “Lavender Menace” zap of the Second Congress to Unite Women on 1 May 1970, which protested Friedan’s remarks and the exclusion of lesbians from the women’s movement.|
|1973:||Starting in 1973, Brown lived in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles.|
|1976:||Brown received a Ph.D. in literature from Union Institute & University in 1976 and holds a doctorate in political science from the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.|
|1978:||In 1978, she moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, where she lived briefly with American author, screenwriter and actor Fannie Flagg, whom she met at a party hosted by Marlo Thomas.|
|1982:||In 1982, Brown wrote a screenplay parodying the slasher genre titled Sleepless Nights; retitled The Slumber Party Massacre, the producers decided to play it seriously, and it was given a limited release theatrically.|