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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.
Such orientation out of the shearing plane is called a "log-rolling" state.
More nations than ever will quarrel over more `sports' than ever - including pea-pushing, log-rolling, burger-guzzling, marathon-knitting, and ballroom dancing.
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.
They believe that responding to calls for stimulus would simply lead to more such calls, creating a log-rolling, pork-barrel dynamic in which any hope for fiscal consolidation is ruled out.
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.
Actually, I think Sky have got the log-rolling.COPS AND CLOBBERSI DON'T recall Starsky And Hutch being cool.
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. If he runs for national office, this record should be on the table.
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.