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  • He said my defense of national charter school chains amounted to a capitulation to corporatist interests and the not-so-subtle machinations of the billionaire boys club.

    Alan Gottlieb: Of Civil Wars and Forgotten Words

  • He said my defense of national charter school chains amounted to a capitulation to corporatist interests and the not-so-subtle machinations of the billionaire boys club.

    Alan Gottlieb: Of Civil Wars and Forgotten Words

  • If you can ignore a woefully miscast Will Smith, and the not-so-subtle allusions to Apple being the OS of the future, you will find a couple of salvageable ideas in that mess of a film.

    The Primordial Stew Of Imagination, Part 1 « The Graveyard

  • In a not-so-subtle sign that he plans to carry through on the fiscal austerity measures, including tax increases, that he campaigned upon and that marked his tenure as finance minister, the prime minister on Saturday went to bargain barbershop chain QB House for a trim.

    With Challenges in Abundance, New Japan Leader Reaches Out

  • If you can ignore a woefully miscast Will Smith, and the not-so-subtle allusions to Apple being the OS of the future, you will find a couple of salvageable ideas in that mess of a film.

    2009 November « The Graveyard

  • Apparently, the printed calculations served as a subtle—or not-so-subtle—nudge.

    Week in Ideas

  • Mexico's government, under pressure for its failure to rid the country of drug-cartel violence, is coming under new criticism for a not-so-subtle bid to win the drug war in a different venue: on TV.

    Mexican Ministry Paid for Cop Show

  • Johnson celebrated by seemingly pretending to shoot himself in the thigh—a not-so-subtle wink to Plaxico Burress.

    Another Key Drop for Stevie

  • Meanwhile, his campaign this week began running television ad in Iowa highlighting the candidate's 42-year marriage—a not-so-subtle contrast with the thrice-married Mr. Gingrich.

    Romney Keeps His Attacks Muted

  • The suicides gave Minelli the opportunity to experiment with new methods and served as a not-so-subtle reminder that, if necessary, he could continue on even without doctors and their sodium pentobarbital.

    Death Becomes Him

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