Perfection and preeminence, however, may be merely an insubstantial bubble of a dream hatched in advertising departments, a con game
that drives our economy but costs us dearly in the end.
But al-Qaeda in Iraq is not a physical entity which the United States can get its hands around, but rather a giant con game
being run by Izzat Al-Douri and the Sunni resistance.
And worst of all, we childishly bought into the con game
that the Chalabi-led Iraqi National Congress was going to waft magically into power, erasing overnight centuries of sectarian chaos and bringing Camelot II to a place that has progressed little beyond the Age of Nebuchadnezzar.
However, he refused to see it along national lines after admitting he has also been caught up in the con game
as recently as this month.
Perhaps the discussion should consider the logic of a funding system that encourages state governments, CMS, and the long-term care industry to finance operations based on what looks a great deal like an illegal con game
Earlier this week in Huddersfield two tricksters ratcheted up the traditional con game
of fleece the pensioner to a sickening new level.
It's synonymous with the courage that you derive from not running a con game
on the unique character and specific temper of your own mind.
Legend has it that he was cheating at cards when a bullet to the abdomen swiftly ended his con game
The Discovery Institute is pulling a bait-and-switch con game
with the Texas State Board of Education, the press and citizens," Steven Schafersman, president of Texas Citizens for Science, told Church & State.
Without spoiling Ozon's con game
, let's just say that reality and fantasy blur (there's a steamy interlude with Sagnier and a humpy waiter), leading to a near--menage a trois and, finally, to a murder.
making the distinction between a business opportunity and a con game
may come down to asking the right questions.
is not a triumph of `investigative journalism'.