JBT

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JBTJohn Butler Trio (Australian band)
JBTJohn Bean Technologies Corporation (Chicago, IL)
JBTJumper for Blue Tooth
JBTJournal of Biomolecular Techniques (Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities)
JBTJack-Booted Thug
JBTJunior Bowlers Tour
JBTJournal of Battlefield Technology (Argos Press)
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For that, it reckons there has to be a Likud government - a government that will not only act as jack-booted thugs in Gaza but so oppress the Palestinians generally and resist all attempts at compromise that those in the West Bank will turn in revulsion against compromise, against Fatah, and embrace Hamas.
The consensus of Fleet Street opinion is that the Italian and Spanish police were responsible for the terrace mayhem rather than the supporters of Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur - some papers suggesting that the forces of law and order overreacted while others eschew such euphemisms and accuse them of being baton-wielding, jack-booted thugs.
In a wood 60 miles from Berlin, the Swastika symbol of the jack-booted thugs was planted in larch trees by a Nazi-loving merchant back in the 1930s.
Suggestions included "You don't know Jack about the First"; a SuperMario Brothers-style adventure game; and a SimCity-style game where you can get rid of those pesky reporters by ratcheting-up the censorship, but that leads to a city awash in graft and corruption ruled by jack-booted thugs. Scott.
From his perch as domestic-policy adviser to President Reagan in 1987 and 1988 to his current post as president of the Family Research Council, one of the nation's most powerful religious-right groups, he has fought AIDS funding, called gay activists "jack-booted thugs" and "perverts on parade," and employed a full-time research team dedicated to disseminating virulent antigay propaganda through special reports and fund-raising letters.
Far from being "jack-booted thugs," as some gun rights activists have dubbed the bureau's representatives, the agents he dealt with were helpful and easygoing.
Thus arose the false meme of racist jack-booted thugs defending a fellow racist.
Requiring full disclosure would only enhance the tendency of election agencies to occasionally act like, well, jack-booted thugs. (See "Gagging on Political Reform," October 1996; "Disclosure Flaw," March 1996; "The Price of Political Speech," page 15.)