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"The overwhelming response was a lot of it is just bluster. That's in America, the heart of the financial centre with country-risk analysts.
The lies, bluster, and post-factual assertions of the new president finally caught up with him.
bluster but they cannot hide "They have now landed themselves with the most ridiculous proposals that an independent Scotland will have its monetary policy dictated by the rest of the United Kingdom.
US politicians should not contribute more bluster. - YaleGlobal
All the bluster from David Cameron and Vince Cable about no rewards for failure is proved to be just that, in record time too.
GORDON BROWN may be full of bluster of how we are best placed to emerge from the recession, due to him, but it's time he removed the emperor's new clothes placed around him by Labour's spin, and we saw him for what he really is.
That is largely because they are all spin and bluster and never really address the reasons for these crimes.
Joe may bluster, as do all younger people, that he realises this, but secretly he will dismiss it, believing that it's much too far in the future to consider.
MALLON v Mandale has the ring of a wrestling match about it to me, a lot of chest thumping and bluster, but both parties already know what the outcome will be, a compromise decided from the start.
Watch them bluster and squirm as they try to answer and you'll feel so much bigger!
What will he say when he sees them: Angela, old pal, just a little Soviet bluster for old time's sake!
"Congress will write the laws, not the executive branch." It's a sentiment--part bluster, part recognition of the rebuke sent to the president--that you could imagine Sen.