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Famous Sayings: #83 — ‘The Buck Stops Here’

October 14, 2017

When a decision has to be made, the buck stops here.

I thought of this phrase because a variation of it was used nearly five years ago during a presidential debate in the United States.

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Tell Republicans STOP Waging War On Women

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