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alternative facts

A phrase used by Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway in defense of seemingly incorrect information presented by the White House press secretary about the size of the crowd attending US President Donald Trump's inauguration. It was quickly popularized in memes that used the phrase to mean statements that are presented as truthful but contradict factual evidence—ostensibly, lies. An ice cream sundae isn't unhealthy—that's just alternative facts!
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alternative right

An extremely conservative political movement in the US. (Conservative political groups are traditionally referred to as "the Right," while liberal groups are known as "the Left.") Many views of the alternative right are considered radical by other Americans.
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Alternatively, you can mix one teaspoon of turmeric powder, freshly extracted juice from one lemon, a pinch of cayenne pepper and one teaspoon of honey in one cup of warm water.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1539, March 29, or alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111 in
With over 130 different kinds of alternative certification pathways across the nation, establishing a normed description for alternatively certified teachers is nearly impossible.
Alternatively, drape a hot water bottle over the pipe or soak hand towels in hot water, wring them out and wrap them around it.
To obtain additional insured status, the certificate must identify the recipient's company by name and designate it as an "additional insured." Alternatively, the company should review the named insured's policy to determine whether it contains a "broad form" additional insured endorsement, which typically applies to "insured contracts" with the named insured.
"Given the lack of uniformity among the states, providing the states with all the returns filed in other jurisdictions would either spawn innumerable 'wild goose chases' or, alternatively, constitute a figurative haystack containing, at most, a modest number of needles."
Alternatively, the corporation could issue preferred stock as an added incentive to investors.
It's as if these stories are happening in a cartoon world, or alternatively, a sitcom.
Alternatively, an elastic grade of Bayfit can be used to backfill the mold after the VE foam is cured.
Alternatively, get cash, $2 to $100-plus, for newer-model cell phones from CellForCash.com (800-503-8026).
Alternatively, text RPAW 01, followed by your name and contact details, to 84080 (53303 in RoI)
The setting of process parameters, the evaluation and the display are realized via a user-friendly touchscreen panel, or alternatively can be integrated into an existing control system.
The two layers of the fabric are bound so that pairs of machine direction yarns exchange places with each other, alternatively weaving as a top yarn and then as a bottom yarn.
Alternatively, companies may be legally constrained in the underwriting process from reflecting higher-than-expected mortality for certain groups.
If you do find it this way you may be able to patch it with a butyl fixing kit available from good water garden centres, or alternatively use a kit to fix an inflatable rubber boat.
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