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“If this offends you, you are welcome to leave.”
“A life-like alternative.”
Feminism declares that women aren’t equal to men unless L.L. Bean describes our sweaters as “inspired by women who made their own wool from smelly North Atlantic sheep.” Blech.
“Take the bait…away as quickly as possible.”
“People love to talk about how hard it is and how little opportunity there is.”
“So, why was Guinness off limits to vegans?”
This reporter spent more on Uber in the past financial quarter than seven presidential campaigns.
Watch some of the video captured during the incident.
”A significant opportunity to get into the game.”
China needs to address the root of its corruption problem and place greater emphasis on the rule of law. Otherwise, the U.S. economy can be expected to suffer from China’s slowdown.
“We’re very early in the investigation.”
“Today we ‘ban the box’ in New York City.”
“Yes, the government will be some-what inept—but the private sector is in general inept.”
“It’s just so cool when you see someone not 1 percent crack into the 0.01 percent.”
“If people cared about me being silly, if all the joking made a positive impact.”
“We are choosing to invest in helping people get outside with loved ones.”
“The freedom to live and work consistently with one’s faith is at the heart of what it means to be an American.”
“We also have three months of food supply for every employee, plus one.”
“Going out of business sale? We can but hope…”
What you don’t know about your credit score can and will hurt you – financially at least.
“We obviously feel terrible.”
“I got my drink, turned around and they were in shock like something happened.”
“It’s unacceptable, that’s what it is.”
“The clock was ticking…”
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“It reveals personally identifiable information in ways they’re not being transparent about.”
“Knowing an item has a unique story behind it creates a personal experience.”
“Our customers shouldn’t be treated like they’re doing something wrong.”
“It’s a new generation. You know, the media’s what’s going on. That’s why I posted it.”
“… she did spray the children in the face, and we told her that she couldn’t do that anymore.”
What it’s for and why it’s important.
“They don’t really know my assets very well.”
“This claim is deceptive.”
“Could face criminal charges under the Clean Air Act.”
“If I don’t get this straightened out in the next 24 hours, I can almost guarantee I’ll lose this house.”
“It took him a few tries before either of us could understand he was saying ‘help me please.”
“Volkswagen needs a fresh start.”
“…we will ask the court to order Warner Chappell to return all the money it has wrongfully collected”
“Food is this fundamental thing.”
The GM settlement is one more example of corporate bureaucrats sitting down with government bureaucrats and deciding how much of other people’s money should be used to buy a get out of jail free card.
“…it’s clear it’s going to be very expensive.”
“Her reputation is definitely tarnished.”
“It is actually a specific criminal offence to be drunk on board an aircraft.”
“Ethical responsibility is to permit the publication of our research.”
“A faction within one of our parties has gone off the rails and sees a conspiracy around everything.”
Harald Krüger has been BMW’s CEO since May.
“This is a direct reaction…”
“If you use the government to get a food stamp, a farm subsidy or a business bailout you will benefit — but…”
“When will it turn?”
“… our initial reaction was not at all related to her religious beliefs.”
“I feel discriminated against.”
“No matter what you like to do with your phone, 3D Touch makes it better than ever.”
“While I refuse to brag…”
“Ready to sell.”
“It’s not quite the flying experience people are used to.”
“Worst Kind of Politican.”
“I have some exciting news.”
“Would you like me to answer your question or are you going to keep interrupting me?”
Is it time to worry?
“Dawning of a new age.”
The dramatic volatility at the New York Stock Exchange seems to be driven by an economic slowdown in China, there are economic problems at home, too.
“Some companies are sensitive to negative brand associations.”
“I’m going to make a couple of phone calls. I think I should do that.”
“Here’s what I would suggest you do…”
“There is a lot of fear in the markets.”
Meanwhile, Amazon, Hulu and Netflix subscriptions have risen.
“Even if it’s rare or isolated, our tolerance for any such lack of empathy needs to be zero.”
“You don’t know when you’re going to see it again.”
A new bipartisan plan to sell off portions of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help pay for a $47.1 billion shortage in a $100 billion highway bill is one of the dumbest government moves yet. Here’s why…
“One of the most intricate and sophisticated trading rings that we have ever seen.”
“If you find yourself complicit in misleading a customer, you should make amends.”
America would be a better place if citizens demanded that Congress kill the 1913 law that created the Federal Reserve System. Here’s a glimpse into would America look like if the Fed vanished.
The unemployment rate is the tool of choice for politicians on both sides of the aisle to manipulate the real unemployment situation in the United States.
“As a sniper, I was trained to go into a dangerous area, collect reconnaissance, and get out without ever being seen.”
The Republican-led council rejected approximately $650,000 in funding.
“There have been instances in states around the country in which police officers have mistaken toy guns for actual guns.”
“We’ve always supported the police in our community.”
“What’s their incentive to hustle if you pay them so much?”
Environmental regulators are proposing new red tape that’ll one-two punch your pocketbook and your belly.
President Obama’s move to raise the standard for overtime pay to anyone making $50,400 or less per year will hand 5 million workers a bigger paycheck. But there’s a big problem with this plan…
The Fed’s experimental policy of quantitative easing is one of the greatest financial disruptors of modern time and has only worsened the gap between the rich and the poor.
Hillary Clinton’s proposed increase to the capital gains tax rate on short-term investments is a colossal mistake. Here’s why…
The Dodd-Frank law mandated the implementation of a massive body of new regulations that requires an army of compliance officers. Now a few giant surviving banks become vulnerable targets to be confiscated or controlled by intrusive governments.
”The next president faces the task of reining in the growth of federal entitlement spending.”
“Oh my God.”