They’d been meeting for over three months, and until two weeks before the end the key powers of treaty making and appointive powers appointing ambassadors and Supreme Court justices these would all be done by the Senate. So the president, two weeks until the end, the president was elected by Congress, a creature of Congress, and he did not have power over foreign policy to make other major appointments. That’s the way it stood and we would have had a very different government..
In an era where the news that city hall is on fire can sweep around the world at the speed of the Internet, would he still have called to double check? Would he have been able to cut through the murky noise of the blogs and the tweets and the sound bites to shine the bright light on substance? Would he still offer the perspective that we value? Would he have been able to remain a singular figure in an age of dwindling attention spans and omnipresent media?And somehow, we know that the answer is yes. The simple values Walter Cronkite set out in pursuit of to seek the truth, to keep us honest, to explore our world the best he could they are as vital today as they ever were.Our American story continues. It needs to be told.
Asked if Bannon was “giving advice” on national security matters, Spicer said he was contributing analysis. “It’s about the intelligence that comes in and the analysis that comes out of that,” he said. “Having key decision makers, and the chief strategist for the United States for the president to come in and talk about what the strategy is going forward is crucial.”.
“Each camera gets a slightly different view, and that creates what’s called binocular disparity,” says Ahna Girshick, a vision researcher at New York University. Binocular disparity is what you get when you look at the world with two eyes. Each eye sends an image to the brain that sees the world from a slightly different angle..
“Currently, federal law bans robocalls to cell phones unless the consumer gives prior express consent. 3035 would change the law and undermine federal and state efforts to shield consumers from a flood of solicitation, marketing, debt collection and other unwanted calls and texts to their cell phones. 3035 also would shift the cost of these calls such as debt collection and marketing calls to consumers, placing a significant burden on low income consumers.
The long term practical potential for battery storage whether it can help drive a transition to renewable energy, or whether it mostly will be useful for blackout prevention still remains to be explored. “I don’t think anyone really knows as yet,” Wood says who notes that battery storage currently remains more expensive than pumped hydro, which uses reservoirs of water as a storage medium. “Economics of scale and other cost reducing elements are still unclear.