Tag: Brazil

Southwest Airlines, George Santos, Clear Secure

Happy holidays to everyone! I hope everybody survived. I hope that tons of snow (Buffalo, New York), bitterly cold wind chills, and subzero temperatures didn’t freeze out your holiday spirit. Just before Christmas, a large cold front moved across the country. It brought severe winter weather to most of the country. Besides the freezing cold temperatures, wind gusts in the 40- to 50-miles-per-hour range made this a severe winter storm. On December 23, as winter storm Elliott hit the Midwest, over 4,500 flights were canceled. With Christmas just around the corner, this was disastrous for holiday plans. Over the next two

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Obama before Parliament (Updated with video)

I’ll try and get the video of our President before Parliament as soon as I can. (Found it!! See below) From MSNBC: In a speech to both houses of the British Parliament Wednesday, President Barack Obama declared that the trans-Atlantic alliance between America and Britain is indispensable to the goal of a more peaceful and prosperous world. He said it will remain so even as more nations take on the responsibilities of leadership around the world. Countries like India and Brazil actually owe their fortunes to U.S.-British leadership, Obama contended during his speech at London’s Westminster Hall on the second day

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Left Wins Again In Brazil

For the first time, Brazil has elected a woman President. Dilma Rousseff  represents the left-of-center Worker’s Party. (Above–Ms. Rousseff making a speech.) Here is a profile of Ms. Rousseff from the BBC. From the BBC— “Ms Rousseff has a somewhat brusque manner and is reputed to have a short temper – attributes that have, perhaps unsurprisingly, led to her being dubbed the Iron Lady. Dilma Rousseff was born in 1947 and grew up in an upper middle class household in Belo Horizonte. Her father, Pedro Rousseff, was a Bulgarian immigrant. Her seemingly conventional background changed in the mid-1960s, when she was in her

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