It is not their fault they are in foster care they are the victims of societal failures. Children enter foster care because their parents are experiencing poverty, incarceration, deportation or facing addictions or mental health struggles. They and their birth families deserve to know that their time in the system will be safe.
The thirst for water for me was crazy. Lost about 20 pounds. I also had sort of self diagnosed myself, but had a doctor tell me it may be “post viral fatigue.” So, while I was in limbo, Halloween came around, and my wife laughs now when she tells me I was saying “I gonna eat this candy because no one told me I a diabetic yet.”.
Twelve years ago, Elizabeth Shirley was living in rural southeastern Kansas, estranged from her abusive husband Russell Graham. One Friday afternoon she took her 8 year old son Zeus for a court ordered visit with his dad. She didn’t know that Graham, a convicted felon, had just bought a shotgun, with help from his grandmother..
And we’re also sure that with any number of tweaks to the math (like plugging in a third or fourth candidate), you could come up with results that are slightly to moderately different. But that’s not really the point here. The point is that the Electoral College can skew election results to a fantastic degree..
For a while Race, a handsomely mounted drama about a pivotal moment in the life of track star Jesse Owens, bowls along as a crisp, if conventional, account of a black athlete who triumphs over poverty and racism to get the gold. An unprecedented four gold medals to be precise, at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. But that’s getting ahead of ourselves.
November 30 2013EmailTwitterPinterestFacebookSitting cross legged on the floor in his consultation room, optometrist Viren Jani rifles through a large antique gentleman’s case. “Here they are look at that design,” he enthuses, pulling out an oversized pair of 1986 Christian Lacroix thick, black frames (3,500). They are flat across the top and rounded from the hinges, with gold detailing on the front sides.
So far, Eastern European countries have been leading the way, she says; many continued to research bacteriophages long after the West turned to antibiotics. The Iron Curtain, Georgia and Russia and Poland have been using bacteriophages as medicine for this entire time, she says. Often they were used for battlefield medicine.
The Republicans’ recent political posturing over President Obama’s stimulus package and the California budget reminded me of the 1980’s pop hit Sunglasses at Night about a man who retreats to darkness rather than deal with harsh realities. While the song may be a nostalgic guilty pleasure, it is no recipe for sound public policy. Apparently someone forgot to tell this to the Republicans whose Ray Bans have been in full display..