In addition to an animation company and the Indian Country Today Media Network, the tribe owns a chain of gas stations, with convenience stores that sell cigarettes the Oneidas manufacture free of state taxes. It also has become a political player, spending more than $3.2 million on lobbying and making $257,000 in political contributions between 2005 and mid 2012, according to a Common Cause/NY report. Last year, Halbritter donated $5,000 to Obama’s reelection campaign and almost $31,000 to the Republican National Committee..
As Murphy, Dee, and others in Ellison 7 got to know Monica, they found themselves nervously anticipating the inevitable, hysterical “Why me?” meltdown from the mother of two. But it never came. What they encountered was a determined and surprisingly cheerful woman who loved her apple juice and oatmeal and who, even in her groggiest, most medicated state, even when her surgically induced menopause reduced her to a puddle of sweat and tears, would point with her amputated arm to the bedside picture of her two daughters as her motivation to keep going.
Autonomy. I get to make a lot of decisions about how I want to do certain things and get to work alone a lot. Now, don get me wrong, team collaboration is great, but I like spending more time just being able to focus on my own thing as opposed to constantly be dealing with meetings and other people..
Except that the high priests of Marxism had never promised their followers rewards in the next world in exchange for their deaths in this one. Wahhabis like bin Laden had married their fury at the United States with a particularly nasty vision of Islam. They wanted to take the religion back to the seventh century desert.
He has the power to say no to Keystone and protect the EPA from political meddling. It’s just a question of whether he wants to especially in the face of Senator [James] Inhofe occupying one of the most important environmental positions in the country. It can’t be left to a battle between Obama and his conscience.
And yet, India has witnessed an uptick in cow vigilantism in the past couple of years. The ruling political party, the BJP, has as its ideological parent the right wing activist group Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which wants to unite the Hindu community and build a Hindu nation. And there’s a plethora of other civil society organizations that also want to enforce their idea of a Hindu state, cow protection and all, says Visvanathan.
The mass production made the half doll affordable to all. Although, with mass production, a cheap, poorly molded, and badly glazed crinoline half doll emerged on the market. These half dolls were being cheaply made and sold in haberdashers, novelty shops, many being made to assemble in the home..