A deliberate policy of obstructing something, especially a political process or body.
the act or the policy of obstructing progress
Obstructionism is the practice of deliberately delaying or preventing a process or change, especially in politics.
The numerical value of obstructionism in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of obstructionism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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...There is no time for delay, for prevarication or for obstructionism from any quarter.
We have been dealing in the last seven years with an unprecedented level of obstructionism against President Obama.
Ultraliberalism today translates into a whimpering isolationism in foreign policy, a mulish obstructionism in domestic policy, and a pusillanimous pussyfooting on the critical issue of law and order.
We have been dealing, in the last seven years, with an unprecedented level of obstructionism against President Obama, literally -- literally it turns out on the day that Obama was inaugurated, Republicans came together and said 'What are we going to do?' And what they concluded is we're going to obstruct, obstruct, obstruct, make it as difficult as he could to do anything.
We're going to continue to cast a spotlight on the Republican obstructionism on the Supreme Court and highlight how the issues before Supreme Court or potentially before Supreme Court have a major impact on the lives of the American people, too many issues at the heart of our democracy head before the court every year and deserve a full bench's consideration, so to extend the dysfunction that plagues congress to Supreme Court is unacceptable. The DNC said Thursday's call would center on voting rights, an issue that's also become a major topic for Democratic presidential candidates ahead of the South Carolina primary Saturday. The leak Wednesday that White House vetters were probing the Republican governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, also seemed designed to signal that President Barack Obama was considering moderate nominees in President Barack Obama selection process. Aides say President Barack Obama has not yet formed a.
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