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“No matter what you do you can’t get rid of that Y chromosome.”
“It’s been a very wet and cold start to the year in the Northeast…”
“Eventually they confirmed they had my keys and asked for my address so they could send them.”
“He had on jeans, a t-shirt, 5 o’clock shadow, very deep voice. He was a man.”
“…he’s using that for political purposes to save Amazon in terms of taxes and in terms of antitrust.”
“That’s what will end up destroying us at the end of the day.”
“America is in Your Hands.”
“That’s totally how they do it in China.”
“It is my sole freaking purpose in life until it is done.”
“I also don’t want everyone else to think that vanity and egotism are values our company encourages.”
“People have taken up the mob mentality.”
Thankfully, the soda was clear. But the filthy brownish object sitting at the bottom of the cup was anything but.
“It’s a commercial venture for a niche market.”
“Without fast rising productivity growth, you aren’t going to get fast rising living standards.”
First there was “me-ternity” leave. Now, there is “paw-ternity” leave.
“I want to be clear that I’m doing this because I care so passionately about my work … .”
Defective sensors might incorrectly think that an adult is a child or classify the seat as empty, thus turning off the air bag.
“Well done, Daniel, well done.”
U.S. corporate profits will decline for the third quarter in a row, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
“Right now it is not stable.”
A new report shows that union bosses live the lives of the “1 percent” on the backs of mandatory dues while railing against the rich and opposing policies that empower the workers they claim to represent.
“… that’s not okay with me.”
“Economic activity appears to have slowed.”
‘With Target publicly boasting that men can enter women’s bathrooms, where do you think predators are going to go?’
“Basically Target just told us — and millions of concerned parents — that …”
Striking workers have entered into their tenth day, with no negotiating sessions planned.
“We believe that everyone … deserves to be protected from discrimination, and treated equally,”
As women make choices – often sacrificially – to care for their families and pursue priorities outside of the workplace, they do take home less cash on average. This results in a savings gap. Lawmakers can address this through various reforms.
“We’re talking about a technology that’s rapidly changing and questions about deeply held principles related to both national security and privacy.”
The high school senior was so stunned by the gift she began crying in the middle of the restaurant where she waits tables.
“The implication is that government action compels more competition in the private sector.”
She couldn’t have been more clear.
“Either insurers will drop out or insurers will raise premiums.”
“We remain hopeful.”
“The president announced a broader new initiative through an executive order.”
“Oh my God, Bill. I couldn’t do it.”
“We were very disconcerted when we added up the large number of secrecy orders we’ve been receiving.”
Women are more likely than men to start a small or home-based business because they want to balance work and family life. Get excessive small business regulations out of their way so they can do it.
“Not everyone has to be a millionaire.”
“We are at the crossroads on a lot of issues.”
“We deserve better from people aspiring to be President.”
“We’re tired of fighting with this company.”
“There is no reason to believe they wouldn’t go after an individual whose research they don’t like.”
“How does SEIU, whose premiere campaign is the Fight for $15, endorse the one Democratic candidate who says fifteen is too much?”
“This is a tragedy that we can see coming.”
“Obamacare for your IRA and 401(k).’”
“It’s time to change.”
The aggressive changes to U.S. tax laws announced this week helped to kill the deal.
“There should be more boys art supplies and more engineering building blocks for girls.”
“I want to inform you that you’re selling UMD shirts with the state of Massachusetts on them.”
“… eliminate some of the injustices in tax systems.”
“The new law perpetuates discrimination.”
“inadvertently caused more headaches than laughs”
“You can take it the way you want to take it.”
“The incision caused severe pain and infection and eventually led to the pinky toe needing to be amputated.”
“It just gives people this depth that you don’t get elsewhere in stores or online.”
Uber has objected to using fingerprints to check drivers’ criminal records, calling its own procedure sufficient.
“It looks like there is a trend.”
One Arkansas restaurant offered its own creative solution to aid health-conscious diners.
“I guess I did it because I want America to wake up …”
The dancers reportedly wore abbreviated school-girl outfits and danced on platforms.
Airbnb’s new authorization was announced on the morning of an historic three-day trip by Obama to Cuba.
As of now, Facebook and other Western social media, including Twitter, are banned in China.
He also addressed rumors of a change to Twitter’s 140 character limit.
“Believe me, the banks don’t care about your credit card debt.”
“I value the Constitution we have in this country and I hope it upholds for me as well as others.“
“He should go to jail. Go straight to jail.”
If you want more, you need to provide more.
“I think the Founding Fathers would think it would be a violation.”
“Scripture requires us to turn the other cheek, so…”
“If this was the other way around and Muslims were being insulted, I have a good feeling you would feel strongly.”
“…learn how to best adapt to the new marketplace.”
“It’s a terrible thing to say.”
“Tax competitiveness” is our last, best hope against ever encroaching government, but the shame campaigns against “inversions” could help governments across the planet tax us all at higher rates.
“When I get up tomorrow, I won’t have a job to go to.”
Proceeds from Jenner’s lipstick sales will go toward programs aiding transgender communities.
“When I hear Bernie speak, I feel like I’m the problem with America.”
“I now consider this malicious as well.”
“We’d love to have you on our team.”
“It’s just another way to look inside their heart rather than their head.”
“An open letter to my CEO”
The Federal Reserve envisions negative interest rates boosting markets and the economy, but negative-interest-rate policy in America would be disastrous. Here’s what would really happen…
The reason we are in the worst economic recovery since the Great Depression is because we stepped in to try to save the banks.
Virginia Supreme Court rebukes environmentalists in dispute over the terms and conditions of a conservation easement. Ruling could inspire property rights activism across state lines.
Hillary Clinton and Richard Cordray have the mistaken, arrogant, ignorant belief they know better how to run financial institutions for the good of society.
“If you change the home button, when the computer restarts, the system detects the change and blocks it from starting up again.”
You didn’t know that love could be this complicated.
Everybody is looking for ways to describe the dire state of the world economy. The latest metaphor is “death spiral” and it reflects an economy that is out of balance.
“…worries about the U.S. economy and the rest of the world.”
It’s not all champagne and chocolate. Love is war.
“Every guy in the bar had a smile on their face.”
Some analysts at Citi and elsewhere have lost any sense of optimism regarding the world economy in 2016 …
In an interview with CNBC Friday morning, athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush offered his thoughts on disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli’s behavior Thursday.
“The president expects hardworking consumers to pay for his out of touch climate agenda.”