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  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
    Billy Joel
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    Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
    Billy Joel
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    Artists - musicians, painters, writers, poets - always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
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    At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage has become a poverty wage. A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Before deciding what to do about national space policy, Obama set up an outside review panel of space experts, headed up by my friend Norm Augustine, former head of Lockheed Martin and a former government official.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
    American television producer and actor 1927-2004
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    Children don't drop out of high school when they are 16, they do so in the first grade and wait 10 years to make it official.
    Source: As quoted in Commentary: Pre-school Rankings by Susan Hoff KERA Public Newsroom (6 September 2007)
  • James S. Brady
    James S. Brady
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    Disaster these days is not official until it is recorded on the evening news.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
    Bill Nye
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    History is but the record of the public and official acts of human beings. It is our object, therefore, to humanize our history and deal with people past and present; people who ate and possibly drank; people who were born, flourished and died; not grave tragedians, posing perpetually for their photographs.
  • Vera Brittain
    Vera Brittain
    English nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist 1893-1970
    Vera Brittain
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    I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
    American politician 1865-1951
    Arthur Capper
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    I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it, basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit, on loyalty and industry in the public service.
  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
    American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
    Ann Coulter
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    If a university official's letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech - which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech - is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech.
  • Bill Haslam
    Bill Haslam
    American businessman and politician 1958-
    Bill Haslam
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    If we are recognizing the Bible as a sacred text, then we are violating the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Tennessee by designating it as the official state book.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
    Brendan I. Koerner
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    In 1887, Oregon became the first state to make Labor Day an official holiday, with Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York quickly following suit.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
    Benjamin Netanyahu
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    In my office in Jerusalem, there's an ancient seal. It's a signet ring of a Jewish official from the time of the Bible. The seal was found right next to the Western Wall, and it dates back 2,700 years, to the time of King Hezekiah. Now, there's a name of the Jewish official inscribed on the ring in Hebrew. His name was Netanyahu.
  • Carol Loomis
    Carol Loomis
    American financial journalist 1929-
    Carol Loomis
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    In the 1987 stock market crash, according to the conclusions of the official Brady report, colossal sales of stock index futures by so-called portfolio insurers - whose investment strategies depended entirely on these derivatives - greatly exacerbated the 500-point market decline.
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