One thing we must credit Obama for is knowing that the world of the lobbyist is a hidden, dark and scary place, where moles of the system have junior clerks or former agency staff crank out the sheets of legislative language that serve those who pay them most.
Follow the Frog as it unearths political and societal struggles, trying to stay afloat and keep cool in a boiling brew. The New Orleans Times Picayune called it tough talk from the Mayor but is sounds like suspended reality for everyone who finds the crime wave in New Orleans totally unacceptable.
The Mayor's statement is more of the same from a guy who finds his comfort zone sitting in the crowd complaining about crime from the outside instead of getting the right people in position to bring the professionalism he so often says is his hallmark.
I read a really disappointing USA TODAY front page story, "A Decade of War," that missed the point that we have been at war for generations, not a decade.
There can be no honor in older generations sending their young into endless battles to die.
Delivery Hero, eine Beteiligung von Rocket Internet, erhält frisches Geld. April hatten wir im Express-Service unseren Trading-Tipp vom 10.
Die Medien- und Internetgruppe Naspers investiert 387 Millionen Euro in die Berliner. April wiederholt und hatten den Artikel dazu mit folgendem Titel veröffentlicht: "Rocket Internet: Der nächste Angriff auf den...Why can't we just push the pause button and start doing the honorable thing? Fear brings out the checkbooks of the big forces in our down economy, health and pharmaceuticals, banking and financial institutions, manufacturing and public works, labor unions and big business… If you are a really top-flight lobbyist, you’ve scared the hell out of your fat cat clients and convinced those without representation that they need to be on the inside through your contacts and influence in high circles.So, you rake in the loot while copying and pasting daily reports from Capitol Hill are receiving pay back from those staffers that you’ve fattened up over lunch or if not allowed by spending limits (even better for lobbyists bottom line), at the bar.But as crime often does, its creeping shadow into neighborhoods of privilege have prompted the mayor to ridicule his city as having a "culture of crime." Come on man!Statements like this may be psychologically comforting and it may be politically smart to play like one of the people by criticizing "the City" for its culture but that is far from leading.As a nation, we have resorted to justifying a legacy of war and no one seems to have the guts to pull the plug on the enormous human and financial suffering brought to America by war.