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In some communities, where many residents have pushed back on scientifically-proven measures like mask-wearing, local reporters have been one of the only bulwarks for the truth.
If just one of the Republicans win, the GOP will have a bulwark to Democratic control.
To do that, they need to win in states like Iowa and Montana and Georgia and South Carolina, which could be the bulwark if Democrats knock off Republicans in Arizona and Colorado and North Carolina and Maine.
So it’s logical to worry that by creating a huge distortion in the credit markets, the Fed could trigger a backlash from another bulwark of the economy that’s damaged by artificially low rates.
To Corey, at the Fred Hutchinson, the involvement of large multinationals like AstraZeneca and Merck is likely to act as a bulwark against the politicization of vaccine research and supplies.
Hand sanitizer is a bulwark that allows my kids to play on an otherwise empty jungle gym.
EVERY DECISION IS A RISK. EVERY RISK IS A DECISION.MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Our camp was enclosed with a solid wall of the dead—a bulwark, a breastwork, of corpses, you may say.
John Ward seized Patricia from behind, holding her by her arms as a bulwark against our lead.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Right at the crown of the battlement stood a figure in armor, and behind the bulwark was the noise of struggle.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Before I could say a word, or move forward to seize him, he sprang on the bulwark and deliberately threw himself into the sea.
DRACULABRAM STOKER

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