Goodell isn only one reeling from the fallout of domestic abuse scandals. CoverGirl has been lambasted for its role as the “official beauty partner” of the NFL. “It hard not to notice the unfortunate timing of a partnership between a makeup company and a sports league that has for years ignored its domestic violence problem..
I liked Ray Cassin’s Undercurrents (27/4). He didn’t consider the issue of whether the State Government ought even to have the power to intervene to restrict trading hours. I have always been of the view, particularly having travelled overseas, that it is local government that should have the power; it is more in touch with local feeling on the issue and also more accountable (not quite so here in Geelong, unfortunately)..
There no shame being ranked at the bottom of this list. The kids are all doing alright. Rosen also got first team reps in OTAs. Eyeglasses are expensive. Very few people can afford to buy a separate pair of glasses for each occasion, so they buy one pair that they can wear to work, to church, on dates, and at parties. The same pair of glasses is worn for every occasion.
THE SINGLE DUMBEST THING WRITTEN ABOUT POLITICS, 2012 EDITION: It was a hotly contested race this year. After all, David Brooks alone wrote thousands and thousands of words. And we had to nominate ourselves for saying, “Rick Santorum is the candidate in the race that every conservative likes, but no one wants to particularly vote for.” Or something along those lines.
Of course, the real irony here is that many proponents and many detractors of this law claim to speak for God with equal certainty about what exactly God wants. Perhaps the certainty and stridency expressed by both sides is itself the problem here, or at least the real barrier to solving it. The track record of people so ready to speak on behalf of God, or God’s will, is less than stellar, to say the least..
Perhaps the greatest threat to the status quo, however, emanates from the leftist PRD or Democratic Revolutionary Party. Fernando Belauzarn, a PRD Congressman from liberal Mexico City, has introduced a bill which is similar to the one which passed in Colorado. Under Belauzarn’s plan, all Mexicans would be allowed to grow up to five marijuana plants for legal consumption.
Mumford is a thoughtful, bookish chap from a learned background. He briefly read Classics at Edinburgh University, before abandoning his degree to concentrate on music. His brother, James, has a PhD from Oxford and is a senior researcher with the independent Westminster think tank The Centre for Social Justice.