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a mental representation of some haunting experience

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You see a lot of familiar things but the levels feel designed around Specter Knight.
Specter died at his home on October 14 from complications stemming from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
21) Since Derrida tries to keep Marx alive and claim Marx's specter haunts us, Derrida is not simply using Marx as a critique against present-day anti-Marxists (although, he does use Marx to critique Fukuyama and liberal democracy), he also uses Marx to attack the "Marxists" associated with conventional Marxism i.
However, my anger soon disappeared when I saw my letter was published among the comments on the article about Specter, after being approved.
Specter is one of most fascinating members of Congress: erudite and effective, but also expedient.
Like Specter, both might have had trouble winning their party's nomination today.
Specter, who faced conservative anger over his vote in favour of Obama's nearly $787bn economic stimulus package, denied that he would rubber-stamp Democratic legislation.
Specter insisted his philosophy hadn't changed, but that the GOP has become extremist and out of touch with his state.
I am very concerned about the underlying facts on the taping, the reasons for the judgment on the limited penalties and, most of all, on the inexplicable destruction of the tapes," Specter said.
We may need to modify our antitrust laws to stop the credit card companies from engaging in collusive or conspiratorial activities to gouge and jack up the prices," Specter was quoted as saying in a report by a local ABC affiliate.
As attendees lined up at a microphone set up in the center aisle of the large conference room, Specter stepped out from behind the podium and off the stage, often standing only feet away from his questioners and listening intently.
Along with Specter, Harkin has led the effort to double medical research funding to speed cures for cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's.
During the congressional hearing, Specter asked Zerhouni to clarify the moral objection to research on stem cells derived from embryos left over from fertility treatments, which are destined to be destroyed anyway.
Specter was "wetting his pants" over the Club's support for Congressman Pat Toomey in the Pennsylvania Republican primary and claimed that he would soon have Specter's "scalp" on his wall (a particularly ill-considered remark since Specter had temporarily lost his hair a few years earlier while undergoing treatment for brain cancer).
Arlen Specter and Rick Santorum announced a $4-million federal grant award for the Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity to operate a job-training program.