I am never quite clear on whether all this is sartorial or sardonic Dad’s way of announcing that he used to be a punker but is now a middle school English teacher, or if becoming a teacher has actually turned my dad into this genuine throwback. But I like the smell of the pipe tobacco. It is sweet and smoky, and reminds me of winters and woodstoves..
I had promised one year and they got thirteen months. On December 31st, 2011 I ran my last night of the route. Because I had lobbied hard during the months leading up to that night it was also Bev’s last night on the route as well. An Orthodox Christian woman prays in front of one of the 11 monolithic rock cut churches ahead of Orthodox Easter in Lalibela May 4, 2013. The main religious mass takes place on Saturday night, a sombre, sacred occasion with music and dancing until the early hours of the morning. At midnight a chicken is slaughtered for symbolic reasons.
“So you had sheiks from all the tribes in the eastern part of the zone killed. The target was all of Anbar, and all of the people of Anbar,” he says. Forces have gotten help from the Sons of Iraq, the armed citizens’ watch groups. To keep sane he practiced his soldiering as much as possible. The local tribal leader had helped him set up a small firing range on flat ground a few miles outside the village. Every few weeks Wells rode out with a half dozen men and shot off as many rounds as he could spare.
My chest feels tight. The one with the green leaves, with the rights, will survive. A charismatic and provocative man, known for being fearlessly outspoken on issues of personal freedom, Grover is one of the directors of the Lawyers Collective, a group of legal professionals and activists, who donate their time together in the form of legal aid and lobbying for legal reform.
A decision in the case is expected by summer. With only eight justices on the court at the moment, it is possible that there could be a tie vote. Were that to happen, under long standing practice, there would be no court opinion, and the lower court decisions would be automatically left in place.
Maybe people are getting tired of it? Not worth getting into an argument over it. Not like two spaces after a period. If you put two spaces after a period, then GET OUT!. We are lucky that we have the opportunity to vote. Like Julius says above, if you are so unhappy with choices, go out and vote during the primaries. Vote at the local level make an educated decision.