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the brother of your father or mother

a source of help and advice and encouragement

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As if to underscore the point, The Wall Street Journal--in whose pages Bolick launched his anti-Guinier and anti-Lee campaigns--urged on November 4 that Hatch hold up approval of any appointments to the Justice Department or the federal courts until me White House cries uncle on a host of controversies, from appointment of a campaign finance independent counsel to regulation of union dues collection.
Stepping gingerly around GM, he says he has no firsthand information but that he's been told that the company's strategy is "to drag these things out, churn out billable hours, until the commununity cries uncle.