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  • v. Present participle of beggar.


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  • And most disappointing for me that these jackals who were responsible for beggaring America have not been held criminally accountable.

    Ed Koch: If There Ever Was a Moment When a Third Party Would Have a Chance to Win, This Is It

  • Hasn't the Bank of England been recklessly bolstering prices and beggaring the very thrift it should have been encouraging?

    BOE's Monetary Gamble Nears Its Endgame

  • Their looting and beggaring of the state and the society—something about which we now possess even more painfully exact information—was having the same effect.

    Notable & Quotable

  • Economists call this "beggaring thy neighbor," but it might better be thought of as beggaring thyself.

    Europe and Its Money

  • No, we'd like to see a system put in place to stop us ever again having to hand over billions to irresponsible capitalist parasites and beggaring ourselves and the next generation who've done nothing to deserve it.

    The budget: Of rhetoric and reality | Editorial

  • Not one CEO of a major financial institution or bank has, so far as I know, been indicted, tried and convicted for criminal acts committed causing the Great Recession and the beggaring of America.

    Ed Koch: If This Be Class Warfare, So Be It

  • The only way to stop countries 'systematic manipulation to gain competitive advantage by beggaring their neighbors is if the nations which engage in it less than others -- principally the U.S., the Commonwealth nations, and most European countries -- alongside with international organizations including the World Bank, WTO, and the International Monetary Fund agree to cooperate to fight it.

    Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.: Ending Innovation Mercantilism

  • They talk about annihilating, obliterating, beggaring, starving, impoverishing, raping and pillaging other human beings as if this behavior has no consequences to themselves or to those they represent.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • If you want your kid to enjoy an expensive sports program, French lessons, extra advanced placement courses and a swanky art, drama and music curriculum, here's a way to pay for it without beggaring your neighbors.

    A Novel Tax Tactic In The Fight For School Choice

  • Most researchers are not oriented towards intentional fraud/malice/deceit/enrichment-by-beggaring-or- otherwise-making-life-miserable-for-others... actions and activities, and don't design lab experiments unless the lab experiments are specifically designed to look at "security" for its own sake or for applications to other things to INCLUDE "security" and "resistance" to tampering etc.

    Making Light: Heads Up For Our Friends at Random House


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