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“We expected that.”
“With a union, you put that control into someone else’s hands.”
“My family and I were sitting down having dinner and we felt a sudden stop in the cruise ship.”
“No Selfie Sticks.”
“I’m embarrassed to own anything with the Under Armour logo.”
“This is a long email.”
“Bye! Bye! Bye!”
They started feeling “dizzy and nauseous.”
“Someone told me when you save your first life it will change everything.”
“Ray Kroc must be spinning in his grave.”
“First of its kind within the airline industry.”
“The world will be a little bit better place once you are no longer part of it.”
“Shocked, confused, and frustrated.”
“There is no need for this false criticism…”
Beneath the surface and media spin of the April jobs report, there are several less-flattering details.
“Compassion is the true communication”
“They are just making this stuff up.”
“…we thought the least we could do was offer one day to appreciate white Americans.”
“Festival of resistance.”
“It blows my mind.”
“He definitely instigated it. But it got taken too far.”
“Drop the $.”
“[I]t looks like something fishy is going on.”
More than 1,000 percent profits…
“Don’t, no, no!”
“…the No. 1 reason consumers are dropping diet soda.”
“We are actively working to resolve the outage and our stores will remain open and continue to serve our customers.”
How did that get there?
“We’re listening to consumers. It’s what they want.”
“For better or worse…”
“I just had a gun to me. I’m not paying the money.”
“We want the rest of the country to learn what you’ve learned.”
“Other people can use their nicknames, inappropriate names, but I can’t use my real name.”
Capitalism vs. Crony capitalism in the state of Florida where a regulatory scheme gives the traditional beer industry an edge by slapping unreasonable restrictions on its upstart competitors in the craft brew industry.
“We’re committed to doing the 100 percent right thing…”
“I was just retching and vomiting into the sink.”
Are you being cheated by ”dominated funds”?
…and why it’s being compared to the U.S. minimum wage debate.
“If you want to get people off government assistance, then give them an avenue to achieve that goal.”
“It’s that bear that we saw on the Internet last night.”
“I don’t think I deserve this just because I wanted to be proud of being white and be able to celebrate my heritage like everyone else does.”
“Find my phone.”
The Force is strong.
When you go to the store and something you bought for five bucks six months ago is suddenly going for $5.25, and you just know it’s going to cost you $5.50 in another six months, chances are you just shrug and buy it anyway.
When you stomp your feet and insist you should be handed what some of us worked decades to earn, that’s when it becomes time for, as the kids would say, real talk.
There’s even a prayer!
“End the ECB dictatorship!”
Hundreds of dollars missed each year — while Uncle Sam gets an interest-free loan.
“Our side of the story.”
$1.3 trillion — and that’s just on the big stuff.
“A man lost his job because he said…”
“It hurt me that someone had to do that.”
“You only really have two ways to go about things…”
“Some material too killa for human consumption.”
“You wanna get slapped? You wanna get slapped?”
Discord in the nation’s central bank.
“[A]dvertising homosexuals is [to] try to turn young people gay.”
“…the person responsible for the mix up is in some serious trouble…”
“A vibrant tourist economy should not come at the cost of the safety of our workers and residents.”
The “hedonic treadmill” is a powerful force.
“[T]his recovery really stinks.”
“Whatever happened there did not arise to anything criminal.”
“If you can get away with it, do it.”
Paying nearly $80,000 of my own money as part of an event agreement, JW Marriott Indianapolis refuses to refund money due to room cancellations resulting from a boycott of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
UPDATE: Hostess says it was all intentional
The difference between ”discrimination” and “discretion.”
“Some of these plans are tailored to exploit people’s mistakes.”
“I want your job.”
“A 1 percent move in a matter of seconds is a big deal.”
“It’s not an April Fool’s joke. This is for real.”
“I am basically holding a bomb in my hand.”
“Happy Father’s Day to the indisputable king of Snapchat.”
“What conversations if any the FTC or Google had with the White House.”
“…glorify sexual violence…”
“Benevolent investors do not exist.”
“I don’t regret the stand I took. But I regret the way I talked to her.”
“[W]e wanted to start a company not only to help ourselves, but to help military spouses…”
“You can drink a whole quart of it and it won’t hurt you.”
“You want to drink some? We have some here.”
“He has made it clear that LGBT couples … are now unwelcome in his state.”
“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.”