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"O.K. so clearly the sanctions didn't work."
"It's O.K. to admit that the sanctions are taking their toll."
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The argument SEEMS to be that if we don't pay him a HUGE bonus then he'll leave and destroy someone elses business and then we'd have to pay even MORE in a 'competetive' market to get someone equivalently useless to replace him!
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"She used to have 'time out' in her bedroom but we find getting her to watch reruns of the 'Antiques Roadshow' far more effective!"
'All options are on the table. That includes defriending on Facebook.'
'Rock beats scissors, sanctions it is!'
The team had decided that strict sanctions should be imposed upon users of terms like 'target orientated'.
"Just as I feared. Tariffs."
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"Don't worry - any sign of Putin and we hit them with more sanctions."
As far as sanctions go I find making them watch back to back episodes of ' the Antiques Roadshow' works well...
'A full-blown governmental investigation was ordered today to look into the previous governemental investigation.'
'Then it's decided... the United Nations will bring full sanctions against Rienzo's Hoagie Hut for today's cruddy lunch.'
'We've exhausted diplomacy and sanctions have had no effect. ... You have no choice but to get out there and beat the living daylights out of him.'
US blockade to Cuba
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'Honestly you could drive a 'coach and horses' through this document, there's no definition of 'weight loss', no time frame, no sanctions.'
End of the US blockade of Cuba
'This just in: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has stated that the ongoing increase of tensions in the Ukraine could lead to World War II.'
Europe milking Russia
'Now I'm really worried. He said I was as sound as the Russian ruble.'
'I have one question about Crimea - where is it?'
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The Rolling Rubel
'Hang on, I think your employer may have increased it's sanctions against you.'
Sanctions planned for bankers bonuses.
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'The EU should make harder sanctions!'