Burroughs watched the Beijing Olympics at age 20, unable to fathom competing in them. Four years later, his gold in London cemented him as the best wrestler in the world. Friday in Rio de Janeiro, he fell short of defending his gold medal. Senator who was an amazing orator, had a great message, but really had no track record other than being a community organizer. With baited breath, America put the first black President in office and waited for a return on their investment. Eight years later the Obama portfolio is at a negative value and America and the voters are in a state of turmoil..
They have the ability to create legislation, criticize and hold the government accountable, and investigate policy issues. This House can be described as the “lesser house.” For good reason, while they can make decisions, these must be fully ratified by the House of Commons, revenue bills cannot be generated by this chamber. The House of Lords may reject a bill, amendment, or any type of legislation for that matter from the Commons, but Parliament may act, and eventually allowing the House to force legislation through..
Separate from the Justice Department’s action, the International Olympic Committee announced Tuesday that dozens of former Olympic athletes could be barred from the upcoming Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro after tests of old samples revealed suspicious results for 31 athletes from 12 countries. The analysis was triggered because of the allegations about Russian athletes. Action.
Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale.
School Shootings on the RiseIn the wake of such horrific events like the Newtown Connecticut Shooting, the Boston Marathon Bombing, which led to shootings at the MIT campus, the Virginia Tech shootings and many other mass acts of public violence involving guns, other countries are beginning to second guess whether or not traveling to the United States is the safest decision. They think we’re crazy. They do not feel the need to have AK 47’s or assault riffles or unlimited ammunition” (Aaron Schachter, How the Rest of the World Views Gun Violence in America, 2013)..