house-cleaning love

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  • Until the GOP does some serious house-cleaning, I fear for our long-term economic future.

    Waldo Jaquith - White House finds Bush’s hidden $2.7T deficit.

  • These revolts have immediately performed a kind of ideological house-cleaning, sweeping away the racist conceptions of a clash of civilisations that consign Arab politics to the past.

    Arabs are democracy's new pioneers | Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri

  • If the CIA really wants to escape decimation in the coming house-cleaning and reorganization, they should thank their lucky stars they now have a guy like Panetta to go to bat for them.

    Matthew Yglesias » Chief of Staff

  • In today's world, even house-cleaning, baby-sitting, and kitchen staff jobs are posted online and people have to contact employers through email.

    Craig Newmark: There's room in Cyberspace for us all

  • After 8 years of Bush-it, most of the country wanted a house-cleaning, and we're getting a white-wash instead.

    CNN Poll: Independents disapprove of Obama

  • Then there were meals to be cooked in the galley, beds to make, Wolf Larsen to be attended upon, and she finished the day with a grand house-cleaning attack upon the cabin and steerage.

    Chapter 39

  • It's far too early for us to tell if this popularity will hold or if his fiscal house-cleaning has simply made him the flavor of the month.

    Cutting 'big government'

  • I have to admit, I had a little trouble relating to the sink-cleaning metaphor, because house-cleaning is something I do pretty much only when the dust bunnies get big enough to become animated characters in their own short stories.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » SINK METAPHORS, TOAST FAIRIES, AND WRITING

  • Today, my organization is at a cross-roads as it emerges from some fairly significant internal shifts including leadership changes, some much-needed house-cleaning, the establishment of a Board of Advisors to give me more accountability and provide much-needed expertise for my entire leadership team, the implementation of key business processes, and the entry into another level of growth past $10 million.

    Women Grow Business » Reaffirming Your Core Values in the Face of Economic Recovery

  • The affairs of life, such, as house-cleaning, dish and window-washing, dust-removing, and scrubbing and clothes-washing, and all the endless sordid and necessary details, were simplified by invention until they became automatic.

    Goliah

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