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pull the plug

  • v  prevent from happening or continuing
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  • Eugene Robinson: Hang up on phone tracking
    From the evidence so far, there's no good reason to let the National Security Agency continue its massively intrusive practice of logging our private phone calls. Congress should pull the plug.
    June 21, 2013 - Memphis Commercial Appeal
  • Google Reader dies in two weeks – here are all the best alternatives
    Google has shown that it most certainly isn’t afraid to pull the plug on services that aren’t making money. More than one out of every three Google products ends up being shuttered, and the company’s popular Google Reader RSS reader will be added to the list of dearly departed Google services in less than two weeks. Now that we have all had some time to get the panic and despair out of our ...
    June 19, 2013 - BGR News via Yahoo! News
  • Investors shouldn't worry about the Fed
    Investors shouldn't worry about when the Federal Reserve is going to pull the plug on its stimulus program.
    June 19, 2013 - CNN Money

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