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  • * Grudging concession of the day: David Brooks admits the secret money is a "menace" -- in a throwaway line in the third-to-last paragraph of a column devoted to trashing Dems for making the same point.

    The Morning Plum

  • Grudging, because I think you are unneccessarly rude and aggressive, you have no style and put down people, who try to give you things to think about.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Grudging gestures and belated rhetoric from the White House habitually a half an hour behind the times doesn't change that.

    Michael Brenner: Obama on Moving Sands

  • Grudging acceptance of government intervention through social programs.

    Who are the Empiricists?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Grudging admiration and constant carping just make you look and sound silly, and unless that's what you're actually peddling, it IS silly.

    Sam Greenfield: Name Your Kool Aid

  • The Grudging Ombudsman Has anyone noticed that Clark Hoyt, the public editor of the New York Times, seems to have difficulty accepting criticism without lashing out at the paper's critics?

    Invidious Bill

  • Grudging admiration is a little better than none at all and a lot better than outright abuse and slander.

    Nature Blog Withdraws Invitation « Climate Audit

  • Grudging him, at any rate, the addition of this, they urged Horatius to sue for the dedication and, whilst Poplicola was engaged in some military expedition, voted it to Horatius, and conducted him to the Capitol, as though, were Poplicola present, they could not have carried it.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Grudging resign myself to the fact that I will be doing 2 and a half jobs today.

    blue-parade Diary Entry

  • Grudging, true, and not very strong, but it was difficult to look down on someone after they had saved your neck a few times.

    The Fires of Heaven

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