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petty

of lesser importance.
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"[When] I was informed about the withdrawal out of the blue, I felt appalled and shocked," Aro told the magazine,noting, "The reality in which political decisions or presidential pettiness directs top U.S.
Our ability to be able to rise above pettiness and be able to see a bigger picture, the Head of State added.
"An ignorant person is a s/he who doesn't have knowledge, who uses pettiness to divide rather than to build."
When Bristol said there was "a lot of hurt and pettiness" on both of their behalfs after trashing one another on social media, he didn't agree.
"The problem is that in our country, these days, doubting is akin to treason, criticism is taken as pettiness, and a demand for setting an example is construed as political persecution," she said.
Summary: The judges accused the government of 'blatant interference and pettiness' after being forced to accept Justice Joseph's name
'Since they cannot beat him in policy formulation and development, they decided to go with divisive politics, blackmail, pettiness, manipulation of religion and demonizing him as a path to succeed him.'
Speaking during a service at ACK St Peters Church in Nyali, Mombasa, Mr Ruto warned leaders bringing politics and pettiness into the ongoing fight on graft.He said the campaign was a government initiative that must be achieved.
If we learn to rise above such pettiness and show to the world that we don't have to treat others as they have treated us, we would automatically transport ourselves to the moral high ground from where it easier to uphold the universal standards of decency and justice.
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The pettiness, paranoia and super-egos of some of the stars I once idolized have been a real kick in the fanny pack at times.
REBNY's Continuing Education course on November 1, led by REBNY's Broker Counsel Neil Garfinkel, of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP, featured a panel of co-op and condo closing experts who discussed and explained the many intricacies and pitfalls of the closing process, such as building assessments, due diligence, stock and lease, and even pettiness at the closing table.