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“Many people of faith feel their religious liberty is under attack by government action.”
“The GIF really was our official response.”
“We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone at any time.”
“This is my kind of transaction.”
“Intelligent Speed Limiter.”
“…the Fed has nothing to do with that…”
“It’s the wild, wild West.”
“I honestly didn’t know what the acronym meant until just recently.”
And there’s a second quiz online: “How much of the nation’s wealth is controlled by white people?”
”So its very hard to target – you’d have to target all of them.”
The Bank of New York Mellon has just agreed to pay $714 million to settle charges that it cheated investors and government pension funds for more than a decade. The bank defrauded its own customers in currency exchange transactions.
You probably never knew this.
For one many with Cerebral Palsy, the dreams of Walmart founder Sam Walton hit close to home.
“I just don’t agree.”
Weird questions from Stanford to Cold Stone.
“Because I’m actually…”
“The most drastic, bold shift in strategy Nintendo could have undertaken.”
“We deeply regret this situation.”
“Can they do this? It seems so unfair?”
“You can’t see it, but you feel it.”
Blame it on the German language — or the German liquor.
“Enter the code and voila.”
“The only thing I know for sure is that I did nothing that would cause this.”
“We do not have adequate bandwidth capabilities to the car to support streaming video at this time.”
“I get it that when you own the house, you own the rules.”
“All of these sales should be very disconcerting…”
“[C]asinos are a lose-lose for all except the owners.”
“…taking a test-and-learn approach.”
“They are denying I was on that plane.”
Some might embarrass you.
“Every major car brand has committed to delivering CarPlay.”
“You should take additional steps.”
Economic indicators may be up, but debt obligations help create illusions.
“A vision of autonomous driving in the future.”
Did you know that credit card companies can jack up the interest rates on business credit card debt whenever they want?
“I don’t anticipate that stocks will face any challenges…”
“Why settle for 15 minutes of fame when you can have 7 days and supporrt a great cause!”
Billions in digital revenue
The unfortunate fact is, Islamic State could affect you financially, so you need to do your homework and play your cards right.
“I think this rule has served me pretty well.”
“I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it.”
“We’re pleased we’ve been able to get this first phase resolved.”
“The survey includes at least one city from each state.”
“A vehicle may be subject to inadvertent movement.”
The number of American breweries doubled between 2007 and 2012…
“…when government protects one business against another…”
“At this point, every issuer [bank] in Apple Pay has seen significant ongoing provisioning fraud…”
“‘The Walking Dead,’ that’s paying the bills downtown.”
“Active trading…can destroy decent returns… Market forecasters will fill your ear but will never fill your wallet.”
“I ignored his offer and began to aggressively buy…”
“An electronic marketplace may find it desirable to decrease the amount of warehouse or inventory storage space needed.”
“The negative impact on individuals who post sexually explicit content.”
“It would make sense to entertain those discussions.”
“…we were unable to find a realistic scenario that would get Target Canada to profitability…”
“You’re gonna see, ‘Oh wow, these guys did a great job, oh hey, all these guys have autism.’”
“We are working quickly to resolve the situation.”
“Defacto ban on free activity.”
“Despite the notoriously low ratings that Sharpton’s show generates, Comcast has allowed Sharpton to maintain his hosting position for more than three years…”
“Strike with pay.”
“Limits. We have all got them.”
“I have no idea why a TWC employee would do this and risk losing their job.”
Is there a fundamental conflict between economic growth and environmental protection, as many environmentalists believe? Absolutely not.
“… raises myriad technological, policy and constitutional concerns.”
“Government is ill-placed to lead in the battle of ideas.”
Competitor’s Veto laws have no place in our free society, where economic success should depend on hard work and merit, not political favoritism.
“Our first step has been to remove artificial flavors and colors without affecting taste or increasing the price.”
“Those rules wouldn’t allow Prime Air to operate in the United States.”
“According to 2011 data, a top 10 percent house makes around $150,000 per year in gross annual income…”
“How did this happen, my God.”
“We have a 130 cameras and we see what’s going on.”
“I was embarrassed and I felt manipulated.”
I was once told to that the individual investor does the wrong thing at the wrong time. I don’t necessarily follow contrary investing but I always check investor sentiment before making a deal.
“…five years of bailout barbarity…”
“But when I hear large corporations that make billions of dollars in profits trying to blame our interest in providing health insurance…”
“The end of OPEC.”
“We found ourselves overcome with emotion. Probably much like Lord Carrington and Howard Carter, on being the first person for centuries to enter Tutankhamun’s tomb.”
“I thought I was protecting the company.”