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gibberish

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'I am hoping that Ambassador Locsin will be able to cut through the diplomatic double-talk in order to foster deeper, more meaningful ties with our allies and further advance Philippine interests across the globe,' he said.
The complaint said: "When challenged about this false accounting, it made a double-talk excuse, then prepared an actual profit participation statement for the same reporting period, and sent a check for $2,820,000 because the Film had in fact recouped its deficit."
The closest equivalent in English is double-talk. In George Orwell's novel 1984 the same concept is introduced as "doublespeak."
THE spurious government double-talk about Britain''s deplorable boozing record - coming at a time when binge drinking soars in the run-up to Christmas - is as sinister as the parallel deceit over the need to sell weapons to despicable regimes.
Speaking in an interview on Israel's Channel 10 News, de Genova also said Obama is hostile toward Israel and charged the president of being a master in double-talk. "No spy for a friendly country in the history of the United States has ever done as much damage as Mr.
His persecution has been facilitated by another champion of double-talk, the government of Malaysia, which claims to respect the rule of law but bundled Kashgari onto a private Saudi jet Sunday in spite of a court order prohibiting his deportation.
Then there is many Western governments' highly selective embrace of democracy when it results in the election of those (like Hamas) whom they find unacceptable; the unwillingness of almost every nuclear-weapons state to match its disarmament rhetoric with credible action; and the almost universal double-talk on climate change.
The full analysis of the errors, double-talk and dissent of the Winnipeg Statement has yet to be written.
Double-talk like this hardly suggests trustworthyness.
Pennsylvania's voters should ask every candidate where they stand -- and should not tolerate any political double-talk. Pennsylvania's teachers rank among the highest paid in the nation (top 20%), and enjoy fantastic benefits and job security.
They cover the traditionally Black college, controversial campus artifacts, American Indian mascots, Black Greek letter campus associations, cultural centers that become multicultural centers, doing the right thing when caught in the crossfire, south Asian and Black women administrators, affirmative action and the new racism in faculty hiring, the biological clock, over-commitment in Black faculty and students, double-talk in recruitment, the perfection of the status quo, faculty development in Black studies departments, new populations (such as those with disabilities, basic skills students, athletes, religious minorities, Asians and Pacific Islanders, those with alternate gender identification and freshmen), and situations concerning student or alumni activities and external relations.
President Bush is always talking about securing Iraq's borders, securing Afghanistan's borders, but never our borders." Ramirez points also to the president's State of the Union address on January 23, where Bush once again employed his trademark immigration double-talk, claiming to be opposed to amnesty while proposing a legalization program that is the same thing as amnesty for millions of illegal aliens.