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You do not need to be a grammarian to know that you do not fight wars against common nouns but against personal ones. You fight a war against this or that country or enemy. Wars on drugs, wars on poverty, wars on waste - all these things are idle if grandiose ways of describing doomed political ventures.
The princely sum of $1,250 would be enough to secure 14918 Stansbury Street, a three-bedroom brick house on a tree-lined street with a garden.
It will cost $4,500 to cart away the rubble and back-fill the foundations. For the banks, it is cheaper to give away houses than to knock them down.
But ultimately it is like watching the North Korean army - you can admire their expertise, but they inspire no affection whatsoever”