Barack Obama, who vowed in the campaign to “end the war” in Iraq, is making clear that tens of thousands of troops will stay there.
Mr. Selfridge was credited with coining the term “intelligent agents,” for software programs capable of observing and responding to changes in their environment.
UPDATE: After considerable conversation with readers who blog, I have decided to reverse this decision and allow the blogs to continue as they have. I asked for reader feedback and you gave me some good, valid reasons for not changing the current system. Thank you for the feedback.
Today’s the day that the Big 3 automotive CEOs return to the Senate to beg for a bailout. For instance, GM is asking for $18 Billion, and, to show sincerity, the GM President drove his two other buddies from Michigan to DC in a hybrid Chevy Malibu. And he has joined them in saying he’d settle for a $1.00 salary this year (but has not mentioned any multi-million dollar bonuses or stock option plans.)
The $18 Billion is a problem that Michael Moore pointed out on the television last night, since GM’s share value is only $6 Billion … they are asking for 3 times what the company is worth.
In a recent survey of young people, a large and significant amount confessed they lied on a regular basis even though they considered themselve to be good and ethical people.
I doubt there would be any argument that politicians lie on a regular basis.
But what we refuse to condemn is the institution of government lying to the people it is alleged to represent on a regular basis. And if we ever want to get control of our government, this is the most important change that we must demand from the new Administration and Congress. No more lies!
It’s nothing new. Lying by our government has been going on for at least 70 years that we can document, probably longer. It’s commonplace and that is disgraceful.
Barack Obama, soon to be the first black U.S. president, is on the road to making good his pledge to have a Cabinet and White House staff that are among most diverse ever, although some supporters are asking him to go even further. He added to the minority representation at the top of his administration Wednesday when he named New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, a Hispanic, as Commerce Secretary.
But some Latinos are grumbling it is not enough after all the support they gave him in the campaign, and gays and Asian-Americans are pushing for some representation in remaining Cabinet announcements. But overall Obama is allaying some early concerns that a black president wouldn’t need to put so much importance on diversity of those working under him.