“The public response reinforced my belief that the NFL is held to a higher standard, and properly so,” Goodell wrote in his letter to the owners. “Much of the criticism stemmed from a fundamental recognition that the NFL is a leader, that we do stand for important values, and that we can project those values in ways that have a positive impact beyond professional football. We embrace this role and the responsibility that comes with it.
This exchange demonstrates the folly of trying to fact check Donald Trump. Even when confronted with contrary information “police say it didn’t happen” he insists that with his own eyes he saw “thousands and thousands” of cheering Arabs in New Jersey celebrating as the World Trade Center collapsed during the Sept. 11 attacks..
Take LinkedIn. Before it existed, most business communications and recruiting happened over email and the phone. We maintained our “connections” in a physical Rolodex of business cards. From there, you could drive to Monument Valley and stay at The View, a really spectacular experience. Spend the next night in Prescott maybe, and check out Jerome on your way there. Or you could do Sedona as an alternative after Grand Canyon..
Hong Kong (May) Customs officials found five tons of ivory hidden behind a false wall in the bottom of a metal shipping crate. When the Cameroon based crate was first opened, it appeared to contain a shipment of plywood. The false wall was discovered when the crate was loaded onto the back of a track and driven through a giant X ray machine.
Kids say they just can’t help it: They pretty much text all day long even while driving. And texting and driving is a dangerous combination. Research by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that in 2008 alone, nearly 6,000 people were killed and more than 500,000 were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver..
Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and Trump’s most slavish water carrier, said last week: “We had whistleblowers that came to us in late September of 2016 who talked to us about this laptop sitting up in New York that had additional emails on it. Agents brought this to our attention.” It’s a bit curious to characterize FBI agents who rushed to tell a Republican congressman about Weiner’s laptop within just a few days of its discovery, and before they had gone through the emails to see whether there was anything problematic about them (which, it turned out, there wasn’t), as “whistleblowers.” Rep.