Someone who opposes a point of view, or is always against anything unfamiliar.
But he wasn't expecting from what quarters the aginner
factions would arise and the overtones associated with their position.
That would be the liquor industry itself and the bloc of conservative Christians who don't indulge and believe that limiting or eliminating consumption by others is a righteous goal, By opposing any expansion of liquor sales into additional counties, these aginners
help ensure that alcohol consumers will be funneled straight to the first-stop package store just over the county line.
Vermont's endearingly recalcitrant tradition of aginners
, with a three-legged milking stool strapped to their asses morning and night, talking sidewise unhelpfully to tourists, has been diluted into service industries like skiing, leaf-peeping, B&B'ing.
The first is projected to generate some $32 million a year, while the second will produce about $19 million a year for a total of about $500 million over 10 years, leading a small but motivated band of aginners
to call itself $500 Million Tax--Too Much
The House resolution failed in committee, but the aginners
seem to be wasting more time and energy trying to craft a replacement bill that won't offend their delicate sensibilities.
Halter insists that the idea that the poor are more likely to play the lottery than the middle or upper classes is an "urban myth" perpetuated by aginners
It's not that I've signed on with the aginners
who oppose all forms of incineration, but poop power really does sound too good to be true, and you know what that means.