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  • Ill will won't help and even our lending a hand with wars and coups d'etat is so far not enough.

    Wislawa Szymborska - Poetry: On Death, without Exaggeration

  • Yet Apple has created iWork apps for the iPad, including Pages and Numbers, a direct comparable to Microsoft Word and Excel, while Microsoft does not yet have an Office App. The coup-d’etat is that documents created in Pages or Numbers can be exported into a Word or Excel file and back again. (

    Will The iPad Kill The Laptop?

  • This way, when the kid’s coup d’etat is successful, I will be numb to the pain and oblivious to the consequences.

    Mommy’s Developed An Attitude @ Attack of the Redneck Mommy

  • GREENFIELD: Andrew Sullivan, is it your sense now that among the Republicans, who were really in high dudgeon about the Gore contest -- they were using phrases like "theft of the presidency," "coup d'etat" -- have all these rulings in any sense to figure, OK, we've won, we can damp down the rhetoric a bit?

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Election 2000: The Florida Vote - December 4, 2000

  • Senator Webb's amendment was filed today as #5499 to the fiscal year 2009 National Defense Authorization Act. "A constitutional coup d'etat" -- yes, it is a very serious issue and it's one that needs some serious attention.

    The Common Ills

  • Could both of the coup d'etat's - in Haiti and Rwanda - that brought on the civil strifes, have been engineered to bring about more neo-liberal economics and financial colonialism?

    Obama's offered HOPE is sweatshop slavery

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Obama\'s First Coup D\'etat'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Note: As of 11: 15am, Caracas time, President Zelaya is speaking live on Telesur from San Jose, Costa Rica.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Obama's First Coup D'etat

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Alberto Gonzalez\' Coup d\'etat '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to restore the old nonpartisan system for replacing U.S. attorneys and to require Senate confirmation of all new appointees.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Alberto Gonzalez' Coup d'etat

  • Tranquil in the midst of the joyous uproar and disorder, the engraver was busily at work finishing off the broad ribbon of the Legion of Honor, and the large bullion epaulettes of the Prince President, whom, as a suspicious republican and foreseeing the 'coup d'etat', he detested with all his heart.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • And he said that he wanted to say in French the word "etat"; in English the word "estate."

    Making Human Rights Come Alive Speech To Pi Lambda Theta, Columbia University

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  • "fr. a roll or list of names."

    October 9, 2008