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The Bush administration was a boom time for grifters — Jack Abramoff, Tom DeLay, Bob Ney, and Duke Cunningham were among the party eminences who used Republican control of government to fatten their wallets.
But with many facing debt hangovers or overcapacity, there may now be little incentive to fatten salaries.
But just having more grocery options would not change the personal choices of those who choose to buy unhealthy snacks or fattening foods over fresh fruits and vegetables.
Why not fatten the old-fashioned Rolodex so there's a bigger talent pool from which to draw year after year?
Low Bay Beach, Barbuda Hurricane Irma passed directly over the tiny island of Barbuda, effectively fattening the island and destroying more than 90 percent of homes.
The Wings fattened their initial offer from one year at $1.25 million to two years at $1.9 million per year.
The world’s largest plane makers are testing a seemingly simple formula to smooth production, cut costs and fatten profits: Make more of the parts that go into their jets themselves.
Their main function is to make the broilers fatten up more quickly or to act as a prophylactic against the cramped conditions in which they are raised.
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