But when dealing with narcos, whether penny-ante
pushers or large-scale traffickers, the drug user is wise to remember the warning about getting up with fleas if you lie down with dogs.
An expat pointed this penny-ante
habit of our SLEX, NLEX, and SKYWAYS.)
charges involving 'barya' seem to be sticking, while those counting hundreds of millions of pesos get thrown out of court.
But Dillon isn't satisfied with the penny-ante
Most people shrugged, some jokesters lightly mourned the imminent extinction of favourite sayings and phrases, such as "a penny for your thoughts," "penny-ante
," and "that must have cost a pretty penny," and businesses rounded purchases up or down, except on debit and credit card transactions, which can more easily record single cent numbers.
A young Iranian man convicted of drug dealing in England has been ordered to fork over almost three-quarters of a million dollars or head off to four years in prison when it was found he was no penny-ante
Sterling was aghast at the penny-ante
crack cases that federal prosecutors across the country were pursuing, sending overwhelmingly black defendants to prison for years over mixtures of cocaine and baking soda weighing less than an ounce.
With the exception of trades such as law enforcement and firefighting, which can't be outsourced or diced up into penny-ante
shifts, many traditional blue-collar jobs have become rarer.
This is a job for the Department of Finance & Administration, not for a penny-ante
politico looking for a place to rack up more years in the state pension plan.
Globalization has done for capitalism - the true capitalists, not the penny-ante
savers who've been fooled into thinking that they too are capitalists - what would have been an improbable task in any single industrialized nation: redistribution of wealth from the middleclass to the capitalist power elite by using an intermediary conduit, the idle-impoverished populations of developing nations.
The timing is perfect as financial institutions have hit hard times, margins on loans are tight as are investment earnings, regulatory burden is growing exponentially, and the big banks have enough troubles of their own that they aren't seeking relatively penny-ante
The other side of the coin is, repaying the penny-ante
'stake'' (which they never intended us to keep) means that we can expect future earnings from turnaround cruises to exceed PS9m in the first few months of operation.