The current Obama campaign, for its own reasons, has decided at least for now not to press the backbone issue.
We, as the backbone of the Israeli peace camp need to reframe our political challenge.
Why Romney should show some backbone and push a federal ban on assault weapons.
The Civil War hero Ulysses Grant dismissed Republican James Garfield for lacking “the backbone of an angleworm.”
But it is the backbone of the permanent warfare-state bureaucracy that keeps the gambit going.
To kill without scent the backbone should be broken by a quick blow or the skunk should be drowned.
They grapple YOU like hooks of steel; because you are steel yourself to the backbone.
Then with a sharp axe, standing behind the 138 suspended beef, split it down the backbone, severing it in half.
The backbone will turn into a kayak and carry you safely to the island.
We got the backbone apart and strung the hindquarters on a stake.
backbone back·bone (bāk'bōn')
See spinal column.
See vertebral column.
Integrity and courage; fortitude: If you had any backbone, you would deal with him