So far, the UK's recent social media fulminations
appear to have done little more than boost both web traffic to clickbait media and the profile of a few liberal commentators.
The 10th anniversary of the Iraq war has come and gone with the usual fulminations
against former President George W.
We can indeed take some satisfaction in knowing that, despite the frantic end-of-the-world fulminations
at Doha about global warming, the final takeaway from the summit fell far short of the organizers' goals.
of the Shrewsbury and Atcham MP, who serves as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Wales David Jones, caught the eye and ear of Speaker John Bercow who called order.
Meanwhile, America's Christian zealots are echoing O'Brien's anti-gay fulminations
at the Republican party convention in Florida.
Literal thunderbolts not being available, fulminations
have been primarily associated with ecclesiastical censure, so Eliot's use of the term is not wholly inappropriate, but we note that it is (perhaps wisely) used with a subjunctive.
It is well to remember these words when the hired critics of the press (both of the right and the left) direct their fulminations
against the poets of the day.
In spite of the admired Teddy Roosevelt's fulminations
against signs "of gross vice and moral weakness" in 1901, Percy's reading of the classics and of the homoerotic literature of his day left him in no doubt that "one could be a poet, a fighter and a lover, a man and a homosexual" (80).
His claims for tradition are invoked more than practiced, and the importance he placed on the non-political conditions of political life finds little traction on the right except when fulminations
in the "culture wars" prove useful for fundraising.
In this sense, and several others, O'Connor has done us all a great service, consigning the pernickety and the po-faced to their solitary fulminations
for the duration of Yuletide with their trusty Almanac of International Classifications (1918 to the present day), while the rest of us get on with enjoying the gee-gees as a part of normal life.
The president's rough language, fulminations
against the press, and proclivity to manipulate individuals and institutions--including the Fed--for political gain offended the scholarly, dignified, and conventional Burns.
Fey continues these fulminations
in a pair of companion chapters, "Remembrances of Being Very, Very Skinny" and "Remembrances of Being a Little Bit Fat".
But not all of Donohue's fulminations
have been so silly.
There is no shred of doubt that it was the result of constant efforts by the Qatari leadership and unswerving dedication by the loyal citizens; they rightly dismissed the fulminations
from some quarters as sour grapes - and it seems they are still in a state of denial.
She is not led astray by the romance of young bravos engaging in equine heroism or by the fulminations
of contemporary establishment figures.