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It doesn't matter which side you are on in the marijuana debate this book will cause you to give pause to think more deeply on this very timely subject.
And while that is brilliant news for those people and for the children who will now, as a result, have a family it is a figure which should give pause for thought.
Governor Romney's decision to directly enlist himself in the birther movement should give pause to any rational voter across America," the BBC quoted an Obama campaign spokesman, as saying.
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM * February 24-May 13 * Curated by Susan Davidson * Too sweet for Minimalism, too hard for Pop, John Chamberlain's assemblages still give pause.
In a sign that could give pause to policymakers still concerned about inflation, core prices rose 2.
The thought of the potential consequences give pause for thought.
Such a bold move will likely give pause to Enable-IT's competitors and peace of mind to IT/security professionals who cannot afford downtime.
District Judge Virginia Phillips's decision give pause, however.
While it can be difficult to quantify the scale of the problem, the data unveiled today should give pause for thought.
Vows are meant to be countercultural, to give pause, to inspire reflection.
This litigation should give pause to anyone who desires to serve our country overseas, for they may find themselves abandoned when determined politically expedient.
Those conversant with The Da Vinci Code might give pause with Dungan's subtitle, especially the word "politics.