This was Dr Jekyll Sarkozy at his best, commenting on French foreign policy in the light of Gaddafi’s fall for his traditional annual conference with French ambassadors from around the world. (The French don’t apologise. Like the ancient Romans, they think owning up to a mistake is a fatal admission of weakness).
Birch Bayh his first loss ever in the state. He stumbled over his Indiana address during an interview, and it was later reported that he’d charged taxpayers for hotel stays in the state before he retired in 2010. Trump did well in the state, and that certainly helped Young, but it was a stunning collapse for Bayh in what looked like an almost sure thing when he got into the race..
Rose, of course, has also been baseball’s most celebrated pariah. He was banned in 1989 for betting on the game. Rose has campaigned for reinstatement in the past, and lost. It happened hours into a marathon session of the obscure council that sets state building codes. Some of the 15 council members who had gathered at the firefighters academy in the woods outside the state capital of Columbia already left for home. Late into the night, the state’s fire marshal, Adolf Zubia, somehow persuaded a majority of those remaining to support sprinklers by a vote of 6 3..
He’s also said he’d consider someone who ran against him. A lot of Republicans have said, absolutely not; I don’t want to be considered. But there are plenty of others who are available Newt Gingrich, for instance, Rick Perry, Bobby Jindal, Bob Corker, who’s a bona fide establishment figure.
But that hasn’t satisfied a handful of Republican senators. Sens. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) and Susan Collins (Maine) pressed DHS and HHS in a letter this week on whether families who request asylum at legal ports of entry were being separated. There’s little forward protection apart from a little flycatcher ‘screen, and yet the cabin is wide enough to scooch down into and hide from the wind blast that feels like the waft from a freshly opened stove. And exposed as you are, you realise that everybody loves this car. People in supergalactic SUVs towing motorboats and small houses wave, shout, thumbs up.
The bravery to express the hopes that stir our souls. And the confidence to turn those hopes and dreams to action. Am asking all citizens to embrace this Renewal of the American Spirit. Kenya and Tanzania also requested the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) to list the African elephant in its “Appendix I.” An Appendix I listing will ban all trade in elephant products, including hides as well as ivory, among nations agreeing to abide by CITES’ rulings. A decision is expected at the CITES meeting which begins next week. Best of Intentions The African experience suggests that many wildlife preservationists are asking the wrong question.