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Still, we can't place the blame for global warming on the backs of beavers.
"There is an organized effort to place the blame for the budget shortfall squarely on the shoulders of teachers and other public workers, and it is one of the biggest scams in modern American history," said Biden.
Gates said that the ploy was an attempt to place the blame for civilian casualties on the US-led coalition, which is enforcing the United Nations authorized no-fly zone in Libya.
THE Daily Post is absolutely right to highlight concerns with Liverpool City Council's worrying financial position and the lack of planning to meet the equal pay claims now being submitted by staff ("1,400 women join battle for extra pay", January 9), but the Liberal Democrat executive member responsible for resources, Cllr Keith Turner, is quite wrong to place the blame for this on the Government or on previous administrations.
There are many people who too easily place the blame for society's ills on the younger generation.
So, you can place the blame for all the times you got on the bus to the wrong long-term parking lot where it clearly belongs: squarely at the foot of the Monster Thickburger.
Kerry's failure to place the blame for America's job exodus where it belongs reflects the fact that both Kerry and Bush supported trade policies which are to blame--such as NAFTA.
The previous coalition, between Siumut and the liberal Atassut, collapsed after the two parties were unable to reach an agreement on where to place the blame for a DKK97m miscalculation in the public sector wage negotiations.
Lesser risks for businesses and investors include partial nationalization of an industry dominated by foreign companies, a slowdown in the government's reform policies, and the possibility that the government and the people place the blame for China's woes on foreigners.
Church leaders, meanwhile, have continued to place the blame for the scandal on factors outside the church.
The environmental group will place the blame for the crisis firmly at the Government's door.
(Avoiding the tendency to place the blame for her predicament on her temper--blaming the victim--I note that I have met a very many financially well-off people with the same sort of temper and self-omniscient views at that age who weren't homeless.)

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