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  • The resolution was designedto give Republicans a platformon spending to contrast with Obama's State of the Union message.

    Reducing the deficit and growing the economy will be the hot topics in 2011

  • Then they stood in the forest and beat the pans, aMongolian custom designedto scare away evil spirits that emerge during solar eclipses.

    Acting funny in the middle of nowhere … « Ken Wilson's Blog

  • Secure Flight, a program designedto accustom US citizens to the idea of having to “present their papers” in order to travel inside the US went unnoticed.

    We've Lost Our Collective Minds

  • The only solution the killer system can offer isa protracted death, the status quo which translates intocreation of a North American Union designedto put to waste every bit of natural resources is available in the Canadian territory.

    Desperate Times Demand Revolutionary, Visionary Response

  • Based upon proprietary breakthrough discoveries in MPI's labs, GENIE generators are being designedto operate continuously, without fuel, extracting electricity by converting an energy source that exists everywhere in the universe.

    Let's have a "Triple Play": It can Reduce Oil Prices

  • At the same time, the Serbian government was preparing a resolution for the parliament which was designedto recognise and apologise for the large-scale killing in Srebrenica in July 1995.

    openDemocracy

  • Th experiment featured a metal fuel canister with wires and was designedto show what caused TWA Flight 800 to crash in 1996.

    Bostonist

  • And the "Cadillac" tax is designedto hit far less generous plans after a few years.

    NY Post: News

  • Take, for example, one of life’s most frustratingly nauseating events, morning sickness, which is actually designedto protect your genes.

    You Staying Young

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