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Lame Duck

An ineffective trader who is in or near bankruptcy due to a series of bad trades, often over a long period of time. A lame duck has suffered heavy losses, not from a bear market or something similar, but simply due to his/her ineptitude. This is a slightly pejorative term that is most common in Europe.
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So the best birthday present that I can suggest is to eliminate the lame ducks that produced William Marbury's appointment, and Marbury v.
What happened to lame ducks before 1801 is of keen interest to me, but I have yet to pursue the historical research necessary to answer that question.
Bush The popular rejection of John Adams was thus more convincing, but [he problems attendant to lame ducks were seen in Clinton nonetheless.
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Thirsty for revenge and fresh off their victory over the Lame Ducks, GOFO team captain General Tom Lawson has agreed to a rematch.
Caption: The game between the Lame Ducks (the defence attaches) and the General Officers & Flag Officers (the GOFOs) team had everyone smiling aftemards, especially Chief of Defence Staff General Tom Lawson.
This decision was not easy to execute as the majority of the Lame Duck players were unfamiliar with the concept of pulling a goalie, and the goalie himself did not understand the directive to head to the bench.
Even though most of the 350 fans were predominately Lame Duck supporters--family members, ambassadors, and embassy staff came to cheer the attaches on--the mood in the stands remained elated despite the loss.
The ying to his towering yang was CDS Walt Natynczyk, who was commanding a motley crew of skilled players from the three service branches of the Canadian Forces, who were intent on making the Lame Ducks even lamer.
The Lame Duck will have broken wings, tie-dyed feathers and an upside-down bill, Norquist says.
That's probably the only category the Lame Duck has a chance to win because its chances of taking the grand prize are pretty much hopeless.