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  • In fact, if only one-percent of readers read serious novels, he knew that one of a hundred in that category on the street might stop and question him.

    Heart vs. Head

  • For some scale, this is under one-percent of the expected budget for the next ten years and about one-fourth of the expected $1.6 trillion deficit this year.

    Bill Beach: Three Proposals to Shrink the National Debt

  • "For NIFA to argue that a one-percent anticipated deficit in a $2.6 billion budget is cause for alarm I think is ludicrous."

    How A NY Tax Cut Backfired On The Tea Party

  • Vietnam veterans are less likely to be in prison-only one-half of one-percent of Vietnam veterans have been jailed for crimes.

    Gilbert Chance EXPOSED

  • The gas station will also take home a one-percent bonus of $187,000 for selling the winning ticket.

    Illinois Has Its First Powerball Winners... But Who Are They?

  • At the end of four years, tax rates would be dropped to a permanent level of 3.75 percent, slightly higher than they currently are but also slightly lower than the one-percent increase Governor Quinn was promising on the campaign trail.

    Democratic Leaders Strike Deal On Income Tax Hike

  • Occupy Wall Street protesters have been picketing against the top one-percent earners -- attempting to raise an awareness of the economic discrepancies that exist between the rich and everyone else.

    Shahid Mahmood: The Total Sum of Tiny Pushes

  • The middle-class continues to flounder under the weight of years of Republican policies -- policies that consigned wealth from ninety-nine percent of the American population, to the one-percent of wealthiest Americans.

    Shahid Mahmood: The Total Sum of Tiny Pushes

  • Unfortunately, the game has been rigged and for the first time in modern America's history it's almost as if a caste system has resulted; the top one-percent not only controls the wealth, it hoards and perpetuates it for itself while the rest of us are expected to shut up and suck it.

    Chez Pazienza: Kudlow & Dudley: Speaking Their Minds?

  • "The fear was this was not the 99.9 percent of people who exercise their free speech to disagree with us but that point one-percent who would act out violently," she said.

    Guilty plea for e-mail threat sender

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  • slang: short for "anthology"

    July 19, 2009