It was at that point that then Sen. Barack Obama (D Ill.), the Democratic nominee for president at the time, provided just that. He told reluctant Democrats that as president, he would pursue major foreclosure relief efforts, vowing to change bankruptcy laws to allow borrowers to discharge mortgage debts.
OBAMA TAPS NEW ENERGY ENVIRONMENT ADVISER Good luck with that. Kate Sheppard: “President Barack Obama has tapped Dan Utech to serve as his top adviser on energy and climate change, replacing longtime adviser Heather Zichal who announced last month that she was stepping down. Utech currently serves as the deputy director on these issues within the White House Domestic Policy Council.
‘The simple fact is that no dust mask can work effectively unless it forms a seal against the skin. That is not possible with a beard or even heavy stubble. If the Health and Safety Executive did a spot site visit and found workers wearing dust masks that were not sealed against the face then we would be liable to prosecution..
I asked senior national editor Vickie Walton James to respond to the numbers. She made the point that some of the pieces on the list were conversations between NPR hosts and reporters, with no outside voices at all, and many of those were covering breaking news. The 17 pieces on the list that came from the National Desk contained 11 transgender voices and a Monday All Things Considered story from Joel Rose about New Jersey’s anti discrimination law, that was not counted in the numbers, included four transgender voices..
It’s totally understandable to screw this up. I did and so have an ass ton of other people. But take flirting from service industry workers with a grain of salt.. Out in Los Angeles, veteran blue liner Rob Blake likely will be leaving the Crowns for a second time, although this parting will be far more congenial than his 2001 departure to Colorado (where a Cup awaited him at the Will Call window). Working wisdom out West is that Blake will waive his no trade only for Anaheim or San Jose, allowing him an easy return to the Kings in September. If it’s Anaheim, also considered a key contender in the Sundin (if) sweepstakes, that could lead to the Ducks then dealing away another blue liner be it Mathieu Schneider or ex Bruin Sean O’Donnell..
In the 1980s, Montesquieuan virtue emerged in the workplace in the form of Total Quality Management (TQM), which originated in the Japanese automotive industry to encourage all employees to contribute ideas. While TQM developed as a way to increase profits, its advocates contend that businesses that encourage workers to voice their opinions also enjoy heightened job satisfaction. Along with such management theory buzzwords as reengineering and knowledge management, TQM had its faddish side; it was the topic of many books, seminars, and training manuals in the 1980s and early 1990s.