"How did it come to pass that an opposition's measure of a president's foreign policy was all or nothing, success or "failure"? The answer is that the political absolutism now normal in Washington arrived at the moment--Nov. 7, 2000--that our politics subordinated even a war against terror to seizing the office of the presidency." - Daniel Henninger - WSJ 11/18/05
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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Definition - Future

Main Entry: 1fu·ture
Pronunciation: 'fyü-ch&r
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French futur, from Latin futurus about to be -- more at BE
1 : that is to be; specifically : existing after death
2 : of, relating to, or constituting a verb tense expressive of time yet to come as set by the present Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution or future (see 2) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution will decide from what time forward the future (see 2) referred to is set to begin.
3 : existing or occurring at a later time "met his future wife" or "the future (see 2) as referred to by the present or future (see 2) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution...."

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