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log-rolling

Emergency medicine A popular term for the moving of a Pt–as if rolling a log–without allowing lateral movement of the head and neck, usually to a board or other flat rigid device
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Sheehan's efforts notwithstanding, the tendency toward log-rolling by the JCS is so embedded, say some Pentagon observers, that the impulse for reform will have to come from Congress as it did in die 1980s.
While log-rolling and fast-working a plastic barbecue cloth, underneath his corpse, he falls from side to back with a slap; your hand to raw chicken.
The log-rolling and infighting that produced the unwieldy DNI structure is explained in a fascinating new book, "Blinking Red," by Michael Allen, former staff director of the House intelligence committee and now with Beacon Global Strategies.
While that mind-set prevails, the clandestine back-scratching and log-rolling that invite corruption will not abate.
It hurts when you fall," said Josh Farnsworth, 17, of Pleasant Hill High School, who begged off the log-rolling contest, but competed in other events at the Oregon Logging Conference this weekend.
The guys race up vertical tree trunks, throw axes, carve with chainsaws, do a bit of log-rolling and raise a laugh with their crazy and occasionally hairraising antics.
Competitors run through a logging obstacle course, throw axes and dunk each other in a log-rolling contest.
Making tough calls is what sensible Americans should want a president to do, and Powell already has a substantial record, one that is less about knocking heads together than it is about log-rolling.
Whether your Sims are enjoying local treats on white sandy beaches, learning Tai Chi from experts in the Far East or honing their log-rolling skills at a rustic mountain camp - there's always a new fun way to stay entertained in The Sims 2 Bon Voyage
Then the cascade of bureaucratic log-rolling and pettifoggery begins, as each new agency is called to the trough.
Given the long traditions of log-rolling, back-scratching and favor-swapping on Capitol Hill, that formula doubtlessly sounds politically naive.
Siddons' fame spelled the beginning of today's log-rolling mass-media culture, in which every celebrity endorsement or talk-show appearance feeds the mill of mutual self-promotion.