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The difference is one of approach; where the global marches, speeches, concerts, and letter writing events integral to Earth Day are great, besides participation levels on the street, there is little to be tangibly taken away at the end of the day. Earth Hour, by contrast is a direct appeal to everyone, everywhere to synchronize their sentiments, if not their watches, and at the appointed time turn off the juice for an hour.
The attack will probably be a limited one at first, with the immediate "reasons" being offered up afterwards or in media res. After all, who is going to seriously question the Commander-in-Chief when our brave boys are in the air over enemy territory in Iran?
This sorry record is detailed in my new book, So Wrong for So Long: How the Press, the Pundits -- and the President -- Failed on Iraq.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Cathedral Grove Again Under the AxeAccording to media reports there are 9 danger trees that must be felled in order to make it safe for tourists to walk on the paths in the Provincial Park.
The touch-screen machines were locked up after Ohio's new Democratic Secretary of State, Jennifer Brunner, tried to vote last fall.
Reports of a potential Carlyle acquisition of Booz Allenâ€™s government unit began circulating among U.S. military contractors in December 2007, after Booz Allenâ€™s senior partners and board members â€“ a group of 300 vice presidents who own the privately-held firm â€“ gathered at company headquarters in McLean, Virginia, for an extraordinary two-day meeting.
Imagine, for a moment, that you live in a small town somewhere near the Southern California coast. You're going about your daily life, trying to scrape by in hard times, when the missile hits.
Their statement was taken to mean that foreign central banks will secretly intervene in the currency markets to stop the dollar from crashing. But can they do it?
Both acts were wanton, wicked and lewd. But thereâ€™s a BIG difference. The Governor was using his own checkbook. Bushâ€™s man Bernanke was using ours.
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