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"Why don't you just use your tax cut?"
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"Don't you remember me? During the blackout we slept on the same sidewalk."
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"Now, no class warfare, O.K.?"
"Who would ever have guessed that there'd be a golden age of debt?"
A wealthy man and a poor man sail model boats.
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"You'll see, this is going to cause real trouble."
"Whoever guesses which cup the college tuition is under, gets it."
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"There, there it is again - the invisible hand of the marketplace giving us the finger."
"Your butler, your father and I are concerned that with grades like these, you'll just end up being part of the 99%."
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"Move to Sweden."
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The Pie Chart of Mystery
"I do my part."
"When I see these guys in their fifteen-hundred-dollar suits and four-hundred-dollar shoes, I think I'm in the wrong business."
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"Then ask yourselves, 'Do we really need all this luxury?'And your answer, of course, is 'Yes!'"
"I said, with these new tax breaks, we'll be able to buy more leaves for the table."
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"I have my pants put on one leg at a time."
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The Tragedy of Prosperity
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"I got the grant! I'm researching whether money can buy happiness."
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"Beg pardon, sir, there is a wolf at the door."
"It's like this. If the rich have money, they invest. If the poor have money, they eat."
"The economy is better under Clinton, but I give all the credit to Greenspan."
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"Says here we won the War on Poverty."
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"Let's face it, Tom. A society that's paying its Frank Sinatras and Johnny Carsons more than its yous and mes is out of whack."