Protestant white males of the eastern establishment claimed the role of pragmatic, forward-looking Americans and saw their push beyond the Pale
and into the West as a grand destiny.
From time to time in the history of international law various weapons have been thought to be so cruel as to be beyond the pale
of human tolerance.
As things stand Google will allow the removal of gambling ads and sponsored search results by 'family filter' software, and even in these strained economic times there still remain a couple of products beyond the pale
on its banned list.
Jones seems to have access to an endless archive of stories from his native Washington, DC, drawing primarily from those areas far beyond the pale
of power, privilege, and prestige.
Demand for moderately-priced housing in the boroughs, especially in areas once beyond the pale
by property developers, is forecast to continue rising, according to urban policy analysts.
Furthermore, the Democrats can't really have it both ways--intimating that Bush's actions are egregious, and that censure for those actions is beyond the pale
His contention that marriage is "a human construct," and that "it will continue to evolve according to the needs and understandings of human society" simply goes beyond the pale
Finally, in many cases, the print is adorned with a colored-paper passe-partout whose childish embellishments would seem guaranteed to place the work beyond the pale
of much of the professional art world.
Maybe this was the legendary 78th offense that puts me beyond the pale
of scriptural responsibility.
Characters in FX's new comedies willfully attempt to out-offend David - no mean feat - with behavior that can extend, for good and ill, beyond the pale
This is not an idealized recall of a tradition that has suffered a devastating blow during the last three centuries and that has now been pushed beyond the pale
of existence by modern science built upon a worldview quite contrary to its predecessor; this metaphysical aspect of the Islamic scientific tradition can be ascertained through thousands of manuscripts and books still at our disposal.
And from beyond the pale
of irrelevance, Fran Richard, the much-lamented ex-Time/Warner (Turner) media tycoon who is being ressurected by English-OZ combine, is back and he's bringing the old news.
The proposed six-fold increase in the penalty rate, however, is beyond the pale
of good tax policy.
I VOTED FOR BUSH BEFORE, BUT THE ARROGANCE OF HIS ADMINISTRATION IS BEYOND THE PALE
But for Congress to provide a forum for the views of 'ex-gay' ministries is beyond the pale
and an insult to millions of Americans.