It’s not clear that you will see a dramatically different foreign policy, because [Japan’s] LDP is not united behind Abe’s hawkish stance. It’s a very broad church, and includes hawks and people you could almost describe as pacifists.
The Japanese presentation of the war to its children runs something like this: ‘One day, for no reason we ever understood, the Americans started dropping atomic bombs on us.’
Here’s to the Confederates that produce the cotton; to the Yankees that maintain the blockade and keep up the price of cotton; and to the Britishers who buy the cotton and pay the high price for it. So three cheers to a long continuance of the War, and success to blockade runners.
Some companies are already bracing themselves for a whole new way of dressing. Retailers like Target and Kohl’s have already begun working with climatologists and meteorologists to fine-tune their buying cycles to consumer demand.
Korean people stand in a separate line.
— Leo Kim, recalling what a poll worker in Annandale, Va., called out to Korean American seniors waiting to vote.
(Source: The Huffington Post)
The District’s citizens should not be expected to pay taxes for a government which they have no part in choosing—or to bear the full burdens of citizenship without the full rights of citizenship.
I bring quadruple diversity to the Senate. I’m a woman. I’ll be the first Asian woman ever to be elected to the U.S. Senate. I am an immigrant. I am a Buddhist. When I said this at one of my gatherings, they said, ‘Yes, but are you gay?’ and I said, ‘Nobody’s perfect.’
The WaPo reports:
In North Carolina, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Virginia, the Romney camp will be collecting supplies at campaign offices to deliver local storm relief, and in Virginia, staffers will be collecting storm relief supplies on the Romney campaign bus, Saul said.
Professional emergency managers have long agreed that monetary donations, not supplies, are most effective in the hours after a major disaster.
(Source: Washington Post)
I hope you make it very clear to your employees what you believe is in the best interest of your enterprise and therefore their job and their future in the upcoming elections.