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misrule

inefficient or inhumane government
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But Lord of Misrule, a memorable visit to racing's last-chance saloon, is a different beast.
Jaimy Gordon's Lord of Misrule may be the first National Book Award--winning novel that cries out for a Tom Waits soundtrack.
There was no misrule whatsoever by the Labour government.
He strongly berated the rampant corruption and inflation-ridden misrule and sheer incompetence of PPPP, and warned that the incumbents had fewer days left to rule.
This in turn has made it possible for Africans to go soft on our despots, shielding them after decades of misrule, instead of delivering them to justice.
In this two-hour special, Days Of Misrule, John Nettles' DCI Tom Barnaby and Jason Hughes' DS Ben Jones have their festivities interrupted when an explosion rocks a haulage yard and a man's body is found in a trunk floating on a lake.
A campaign that attempts to "transcend our differences" will succeed in not offending anyone, but it robs voters of the chance to hold the GOP accountable for its misrule.
Decades of misrule, corruption and futile wars, and Hislop (below) gets worked up about a soft fruit.
The country slides deeper into self-imposed isolation and misrule, the democratic opposition and ethnic minority groups continue to be shut out of the political process, and Aung San Suu Kyi remains under house arrest,'' White House spokesman Tony Snow said in the statement.
he describes the recent history of the continent, and explores the causes of its widespread poverty, the HIV/Aids pandemic and the misrule, corruption and disintegration afflicting so many African states.
Kenya's minister for constitutional affairs, Kiraitu Murungi, told the conference that mechanisms such as truth commissions, known as transitional justice, were inescapable for countries emerging from decades of misrule.
Chris Humphrey's The Politics of Carnival: Festive Misrule in Medieval England, based on the author's doctoral dissertation, is a recent addition to the bookshelf of such studies.