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Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Trash and treasure

...the dryer when the warranty expires then worrying about recycling a pop can or a water bottle seems penny-wise and pound foolish (remember that?) to us old grouches. And who the heck even wants to go to the junkyard these days? Nothing there but big...

...Abdel-Salam said in a statement that the attempts to disperse the sit-in will only deepen the crisis, describing it as a "foolish act."Other sit-ins by the rebel supporters remained in place around Sanaa near several government ministries. Armed Hawthis...
Going through the motions won't do the job

...water. As the stick floated, so did the metal axe head! The woodcutter was able to replace it and continue his work. How foolish to continue swinging the axe handle with no cutting edge. Nothing is accomplished except working up a sweat. Just going through...
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...their own government they risk losing their freedoms. He said he voted no on Ballot Measure No. 1 because he believes it is foolish to go back to ACES. He said ACES served its purpose but times have changed. "Nobody anticipated prices going where they...
News the world of classic cocktails, there's really not much else.Vodka however did (make the cut). We would have been foolish if we overlooked the popularity of that market. Because vodka is such a core of modern drinking, we couldn't leave it out...
Russia's threat to NATO

...deployment of irregular commandos.The Crimean operation provided a blueprint for such attacks, and the Atlantic alliance would be foolish not to update its doctrines to meet the new Russian threat when the next NATO summit convenes in Cardiff in September. But...
Foolish futility

...for the Voice of America. Right now, VOA has got its hands full explaining a system of government that's looking mighty foolish. Her bosses are not pleased when I point out again how imperative it is that any plans to correct the massive budget problems...
What others say: What took the NBA so long?

...swift and sure punishment, has helped bring us together? No. The takeaway here is that the NBA's long inaction allowed one foolish man to write a chapter in its history. This from a league that once helped to integrate pro sports, and whose players are...
Sunny weather has track teams ready to roll at regions

...took it easy in the 3,200 by running the first three laps at a conservative pace before taking off to win it. "It would be foolish to deny her that opportunity to get a region record," Trujillo said. "Nothing's holding her back, she's going for...
Rich Lowry: The Benghazi deniers

...preparation to go on shows where she would be asked repeatedly about ... Benghazi.Not every scandal is Watergate, and it's foolish for Republicans to invoke it here. The party also shouldn't be fundraising over the deaths of four Americans. But the unearthing...


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