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I know you all have been waiting for this wisdom so here it comes. I work for a software development company and the teams with which I am associated are some of the most talented folks with whom I have ever worked. Their expertise includes coding, business analysis (for application development), quality assurance, and the [...]
100 Best First Lines from Novels Neat Article. American Book Review.
“Using the following five essential rules, you can build a client relationship that makes the most of your abilities” via The Components of a Successful Client Relationship.
“Come hell, come shine, I was going to make this movie,” said Ms. Cole, a novice filmmaker whose primary job is running the Afghanistan World Foundation, a charity focused on refugees and women’s rights. via Sonia Nassery Cole’s Battle to Make an Afghan Film – NYTimes.com.
Studying China’s ability to invest for the future doesn’t make me feel we have the wrong system. It makes me feel that we are abusing our right system. There is absolutely no reason our democracy should not be able to generate the kind of focus, legitimacy, unity and stick-to-it-iveness to do big things — democratically [...]
“Now more than ever, Americans love leaders who seem to validate their way of life. This spirit of self-affirmation was at work in evangelicals’ enduring support for Bush, in the enthusiasm for the Dean campaign among the young, secular and tech-savvy, and now in the devotion that Palin inspires among socially conservative women. The Obama [...]
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – They have been in harms way for years in two countries, in a branch of the military where toughness and self-reliance have been especially prized for generations. Now the Marines are struggling against an enemy that has entrenched itself over nearly a decade of war: mental illness. via Marines pour resources [...]
“The class assignment for the eighth graders deep in rural Appalachia was to stand up guilt-free about extolling the dialect spoken in their local mountain “hollers.” Sound forth; never mind the “hillbilly” stigma that can especially haunt teenagers. On a visit a decade ago to Ellenboro, W.Va., I delighted to hear Kyre Bartz tell a [...]
Flight attendant describes full story with crying baby on Southwest Airlines jet | Dallas Morning NewsThursday, August 19th, 2010
Brad Hawkins, a Southwest spokesman, could not provide details about training given to crew members to deal with such situations. He said they were “empowered to simply do the right thing and to maintain the security and the comfort of all customers.” via Flight attendant describes full story with crying baby on Southwest Airlines jet [...]
Dr. Laura’s shocking use of the N-word and racist attitude about inter-racial marriage is offensive. Her shocking lack of a basic knowledge of the First Amendment is, sadly, all too typical. Here’s what she says about why she is quitting her talk show: “I want to regain my First Amendment rights. I want to be [...]« Previous Entries