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And when you run with the goalposts from the English alphabet to:
And no amount of sink-throwing, whining, or trying to move the goalposts is going to change that.
I did no such thing, I reiterated that the goalposts were always set on dispensaries operating in strict compliance with the law, not on those using the law as a figleaf.
Moving the goalposts is a time-honored trick for shoring up existing power and privilege.
Moving the goalposts is a huge danger along with special interests capturing thoseposts.
Their role is to maintain liquidity by offering to buy or sell ETF units when nobody else will, and also to set the "goalposts" for the bid and ask prices.
The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed John Heinzl 2010
To counteract this they've moved the goalposts, meaning that ranks require more points.
Although Mexicans are not big readers, preferring drama-packed TV soap operas, the country has an 86 percent literacy rate and the average Mexican completes 13 years in school -- well within the kind of goalposts favored by the United Nations as a way for developing countries to progress.
THE company behind the Leale's Yard redevelopment has expressed disappointment that the 'goalposts' might be moved on the potential size of the retail park 'this late in the day'.
This Is Guernsey 2010
Saltman suggested one problem was that the 'goalposts' had been moved since the stadium was built, with the pitch construction suitable for a facility hosting fewer events than is now the case.
Stuff.co.nz - Stuff By ALAN BALDWIN 2010