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Keystone Kops

Incompetence incarnate. One of the staples of Mack Sennett's silent-movie comedies from World War I through the 1920s was a group of clumsily ineffective policemen known as the Keystone Kops (Keystone was the name of Sennett's film company). The Kops moved as a group, bumping into each other, driving their car in circles, and otherwise achieving nothing in the way of law enforcement but producing lots of movie mayhem. As a phrase to describe a group that accomplished nothing after lots of effort, “Keystone Kops” would suit them to a T.
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About Keystone Foods Keystone Foods is a subsidiary of Marfrig Global Foods, a publicly listed global protein company headquartered in Brazil.
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Hoffman, who was president of Keystone, has retired.
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Based on the successof and Keystone brands, it's evident consumers are looking for quality beer at a popular price," said Craig Gutherie, Keystone brand manager.
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The Supreme Court, in an 8-to-1 decision, held in Keystone Consolidated Industries, Inc.