"We need to rethink our strategy of hoping the Internet will just go away."
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"Maybe it's always the person you least suspect because you're not a good detective."
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"Driftwood, deadwood—what the hell's the difference?"
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"They found the nebbish gene."
"it's the Democratic Party. Do we want to give money to their campaign to find themselves?"
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"He's in the other room, grumbling about the culture."
"Technically, we have an open marriage, but so far there's just Michael and me."
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"Simple stone tool."
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"Sometimes they get frustrated and punch the wall."
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"Raising the minimum wage is a no-brainer, so why can't a spineless Congress do it."
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"The board would like to see some proof you're alive.''
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"There's no need to take notes. I have no idea what I'm talking about."
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Waiting for the Magic of the Marketplace
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Tags:light house, lighthouse, light houses, lighthouse, lighthouse keeper, lighthouse keepers, no power, no electricity, power cable, power cables, power socket, power sockets, no light, dark, darkness, useless, uselessness, ineffectual, pointless, pointlessness, danger, dangerous, hopeless, hopelessness, in the middle of nowhere, ships, shipping, boats, bating, boat, ship, power shortage, power shortages, modern life, modern technology, modern technologies, dependant, dependence, technology dependant, technology dependence
Tags:trump, donald trump, president trump, president donald trum, president trump, golf, golfing, golfer, lazy, no work, not working, ineffective, ineffectual, nonproductive, unproductive, classic novels, classic novel, classic movies, classic movie, classic films, classic film, classics, modern classics, novel, novels, book, books, dystopian, dystopian novel, dystopian novels, dystopia, fake tan, tan, tanned, orange