plutocrat


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someone who exercises power by virtue of wealth

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Although America's right-wing plutocrats may disagree about how to rank the country's major problems - for example, inequality, slow growth, low productivity, opioid addiction, poor schools, and deteriorating infrastructure - the solution is always the same: lower taxes and deregulation, to "incentivise" investors and "free up" the economy.
Summary: Although America's right-wing plutocrats may disagree about how to rank the country's major problems -- for example, inequality, slow growth, low productivity, opioid addiction, poor schools and deteriorating infrastructure -- the solution is always the same: lower taxes and deregulation, to "incentivize" investors and "free up" the economy.
In 2008 the Dems strike back against the small-minded lips, campaign as 'liberal' (a good word again) and making the working class happy, and thereby topple the playboy's party, increase HE&W spending, gradually lighten the 'peace' effort budget--a toxic pox of a 'peace' relaxing, say Republicans--and lay into the latter's law axing spree, calling them mouthpieces for the covertly ruling plutocrat 'mafia'.
The question for plutocrat and democrat art lovers was whether the art market was mired in the same slow emergence from recession as most other businesses.
To help balance the books, the players and other employees who earn, shall we say above pounds 500,000 a year, could all take a pay cut, but it is more likely that the Toon will come across some Russian plutocrat or Gulfbased oil billionaire whose granny was from Gateshead than that will happen.
It glows blue when you're being good and red when you're polluting like a plutocrat.
The criterion for inclusion in the Rich List was that the plutocrat should at any time have been a racehorse owner.
One such place, protected on most sides by rivers, is run with a cashmere-covered iron fist by ruthless businessman Kaufman (Dennis Hopper, who humanizes the plutocrat with an arsenal of off-the-wall zingers such as, ``Zombies, man, they freak me out'').
The revolutionary hero falls in love with the daughter of a top plutocrat; hero and plutocrat develop a respectful dialogic relationship in the midst of their war-to-the-death
LEN LUNGO is the leading trainer at Musselburgh - and he should boost his record there today with Plutocrat in the Marriott Dalmahoy Handicap Hurdle.
Leading course trainer Lenny Lungo has a soft spot for old warhorse Plutocrat.
He also adds to and revises portraits of three free-colored notables: Julian Raimond, the loudest free-colored voice in the momentous debates about human rights in the French National Assembly in 1789; Vincent Oge, a mulatto plutocrat who died in Saint Domingue one year later leading a free-colored revolt against the whites; and Toussaint Louverture, the most famous leader of the slave revolution, who before 1791 owned and managed slaves as a freedman in an extended family of slaveholders.
The plutocrat "trusts it to bring security and happiness almost automatically.
The carriage has been kept in immaculate condition, with a table-setting in the dining car showing his taste for fine silver, crystal, decanters and his own bone china dinner service - in short, the style that every robber-baron plutocrat of his day aspired to
He has earned his billions the old-fashioned way: as a fiercely competitive plutocrat, exhibiting no compassion whatsoever for any enterprises but his own.