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Holy Joe

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a minister or chaplain
2. any sanctimonious or self-righteous person
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Noun1.Holy Joe - a chaplain in one of the military servicesHoly Joe - a chaplain in one of the military services
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
chaplain - a clergyman ministering to some institution
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Senator Joe Lieberman said goodbye to the Senate yesterday on the anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that handed the presidency to George W.
Foreign Policy's 'Three Amigos' Are Losing a Member," read the headline in The New York Times atop an article lamenting the demise of one of the longest-lasting TV trios in Washington--Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Joe Lieberman.
Congresswoman and senators Rosa DeLauro, Dick Blumenthal and Joe Lieberman.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- US Senators John McCain and Joe Lieberman conceded that the unilateral sanctions against Iran have failed to stop Iranians' drive for gaining access to nuclear technology.
The US accused Iran of bluffing and Senator Joe Lieberman added: "They're on the defensive because of our economic sanctions.
Summary: Visiting US Senator Joe Lieberman said Thursday that Washington was encouraged by the actions of Tunisia's dominant Islamist Ennahda party, and pledged help from Congress and the US government.
HRH the Crown Prince also met Senator Joe Lieberman, chairman of Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee at the US Senate, and discussed deep-rooted bilateral ties and the call to engage in national dialogue in Bahrain from July 1.
Summary: Washington - Senator Joe Lieberman commended, on Friday, the announcement by HM King Mohammed VI of major reforms aiming at advancing Morocco's democratic development.
The visit of US Senators John McCain and Joe Lieberman and the stances they held out are barefaced meddling in Lebanon' s domestic affairs," he added.
Senators John Kerry, a Democrat, and Joe Lieberman, an independent, introduced the bill.
Joe Lieberman, I-CT, said, "She is extremely well qualified and very much needed at the General Services Administration.
Joe Lieberman has gone from a critic of President Barack Obama to a convert, and says Obama is showing real leadership and that the president is "off to a very good start.