We launched other initiatives at Stride Rite. As life expectancy has grown, so has our aging society, And, as families became more nuclear, more older people lived alone and became more isolated and alienated. Again, Stride Rite responded to a need that wasn’t being met:.
Old debts and grudges are dispensed with, so that no bad karma which would set the tone for the coming year or unduly influence the gods on their visit is carried over. The family cleans the house thoroughly from top to bottom, so that no evil or bad will is left inside (possibly the origin of our spring cleaning). The house cannot be cleaned or swept for two days after New Year’s or you risk sweeping out any new good luck that has accumulated.
ROBERTS: And that has started a whole conversation about race; that this administration seems incredibly uncomfortable with. It’s causing a lot of people, who would love to love the president, to shake their heads, including a lot of liberal columnists. And that’s, again, making it hard to energize those groups who turned out for Obama in 2008, and those are exactly the people the Democrats were hoping to get out this November when they are in a bad place..
She’s only 5 foot 4 and 102 pounds. But don’t be fooled she’s been called a pony tailed assassin in knee socks. She also happens to have grown up in Boston which makes her next week’s hometown favorite. I honestly don’t think the problem here is people not having enough interest in one shitty joke to watch a movie for it. It’s not the first time reddit has had to explain a joke to the masses, follow the script, man. I suppose this is why we have MVPs and you two are never it..
After all, you have already expended capital for labor, supplies, time, expertise, etc. For products delivered or services rendered, while the customers are taking their sweet time paying you. Tighten your payment policy and demand deposits or cash upfront.
I 100% stand by that. If you are a white person in America, the benefits and implicit mechanics and assumptions and understanding of interracial interactions that white supremacy bestows on you are completely unavoidable. You are indeed racist by default until you wake the fuck up to white privilege and commit to working against it.
TRIA was passed by President Bush in 2002 when insurers in many states decided to stop covering businesses against terrorism after suffering what was back then the most costly disaster in the history of insurance. After 9/11, reinsurers (which paid most of the losses) left this market, and that left insurers unprotected. TRIA forces insurers to offer terrorism risk insurance to all their clients, and to benefit from free up front reinsurance from the federal government above an industry threshold of $25 billion and up to $100 billion.