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Yeah, Ross is gonna pay Rex double what he's paying Philbin to be a DC on a lame duck staff.
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Taking 7 games to beat a listless, unathletic Nets squad with a lame-duck coach and CJ Watson's bum ass getting lots of tick is cool.
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lame duck

  • an elected official whose term in office has not yet expired, but who has not been re-elected
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This is Lame Duck, I got a force gazillion hurricane in my face!
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He wasn't fired he wasn't offered and extension and didn't want to be a lame duck, so he took the money and ran.
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You also have can't just make this a lame duck year for Philbin.
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She was such a lame duck conservative in Calgary she only captured 37% of the vote in the bielection, in this province where Rob Anders got 62%.
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I mean I agree, and think muschamps recruiting was overrated...but the task for him to recruit this year as a lame duck coach was a tall task.
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If you are one of the fools that says you "enjoy the grind, don't mind", you are absolutely delusional and you need to step back and reevaluate what keeps you playing this lame duck of a game.
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He already had 2 more years on his deal though, it's not like he was a lame duck.
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We attempted to negotiate an extended mission, but Karzai was a lame duck and didnt want to so a much less involved one was worked out so much fewer troops will remain and only do training missions.
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It's actually less about that I think and more about not being a lame duck in the locker room.
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Both would show he isn't a lame duck in 2015.
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We also might be waiting for Babber which further explains the lame-duck year for Randy.
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I know we like to be thought of as the bad guys but we've been lame ducks for so long that it doesn't matter anymore, the NFL has changed and we have to change with it.
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Durning will be lame duck interim coach.
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That is some lame duck stuff right there.
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He is a lame duck coach and I really hope he leaves.
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As a DB you can't anticipate your timing based on the expectation of a QB throwing up a lame duck like that.
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The next leader will be a lame duck - a career ending move.
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His contract is structured so if they want to fire him it will be done before Jan 1 and so he is never in the last year of his deal or a "lame duck"
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He passed his dereg in a late night, lame duck session.
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AR starts lead to lame duck situations in games where there's no way to come back or break out of a spawn trap.
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Lest we forget Obama is a lame-duck president with nothing to lose, I am optimistic about the use of his veto.
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You could have even dropped in the whole "but the A-G and government were elected on a strong-majority, and the judicial system is an unelected and un-democratic body" and I would have given you extra points...instead you present what was a pathetic and lame-duck argument of 'I don't recognize your evidence so I reject it in favor of my sliver of evidence' or even 'but the other guy is doing it to', I never said that Palaszczuk's hands were clean, that was your presumption, I think Palaszczuk and previous Labor governments have handled the judiciary atrociously (Beattie comes to mind, that guy used the judiciary like his personal sword and shield).
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NC has a Democratic Senator (Hagan, lame duck now) who thinks we should expedite the building of the KXL pipeline, supports fracking, and is in favor of off shore oil drilling.
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Cuz I just saw a lame duck
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Chalk that up to a bad defense, lame duck coach, and Jimmy Clausen.
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However, I think the Rams will have a lame duck season and move in 2016 so the stadium politics can be worked out in LA.
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Obama is not a lame duck until Election Day 2016.
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He'd be wasting his shot at FC Barcelona in a year where he can't do anything and at the orders of a lame duck president.
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To be fair, any President that undermined the armed forces in public would instantly become a lame duck, alienated by both his own and the opposing party.
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What is the meaning of the expression "Lame Duck", especially used in this context?
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Chivas was a lame duck reject, not good enough for anyone to waste energy hating on.
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A "Lame duck" is someone who has already been voted out of office, but still has time left on their term.
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People hate on the F-35 because it's an overpriced lame duck boondoggle.
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They offered it for the same reason they extended Wilson, to avoid the Lame duck tag until they made a move.
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Otherwise she'd be a lame duck president, because everyone else would think that's she CRAZY.
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There's a great CBS clip of a Houston Oilers game from their lame duck season and you can literally hear the trainers' conversations on the sidelines from the press box.
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"Lame Duck" is used in a very particular sense, and implying that the president has already lost all of his power and capabilities simply because his last midterms have passed is both ignorant and potentially misleading.
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The president is not a lame duck until his successor has been elected.
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To avoid the "lame duck".
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I think everyone was under the impression that this would make sure he wasn't seen as a lame duck coach this year with Shanahan coming in while at the same time giving Carlyle a chance to show that he could turn the team around.
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I'd rather this HoH have an impact than just wipe out a lame duck.
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Fresh graduates with zero work experience are the lame ducks of the job market nowadays (unless you are a super bright student with perfect GPA).
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Also, most of that debt came from President Bush's programs including the wars and new post-9/11 agencies and programs and the last minute stimulus bills he passed as a lame duck after the economy collapsed.
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Everyone's allowed one lame duck (if they're really good, maybe two).
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Obama is a lame duck in the sense that his power is rapidly dwindling and attention is shifting to others.
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This is traditionally called a lame duck period for any President where their influence wanes.
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You may see an uptick in his popularity as the economy improves, but there is a reason it is called a lame duck period.
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