MONTREAL QC - This summer, Ritz-Carlton Montreal offers guests an insider experience of the city's arts and culture scene with an exhibition by renowned local artist, Danielle R O Y. Her collection, titled «Une fleur = un être humain», 'A flower = a human being,' will be on display at the iconic luxury Montreal hotel until September 5, 2014. (more...)
United Airlines has introduced the Embraer 175 aircraft to the United Express fleet, with service on the modern and spacious regional jet operating between Chicago and top business markets Washington and Boston. (more...)
Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) announced today that it will honor dancer, choreographer, actress, producer, director and author Debbie Allen as Woman of the Year for the 31st Annual Black & White Ball. The recipient of numerous awards, including a Tony Award, Golden Globe and three Emmy Awards among others, Allen's many contributions to the performing arts and entertainment industry will be celebrated on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at ARIA Resort & Casino, CityCenter. (more...)
The art world has its panties in a bunch. George Bush has entered some hallowed halls through a side door. Powerful teams of married art writers are reviewing his painted portraits of world leaders he met while playing president. Lady Gaga and Jay-Z were allowed in at the top of the art world for a day. Her pop fame and costumes and his good looks, money and past rap edge were enough to get them in and after all they were already in the music world: that suburb just down the block from the art world. Zimmerman entered the art world through the prison gates, the only pain less prison backdoor I can imagine. But George W Bush came in through a White house back door quite unlike the one JFK slipped in and out of in his day. (more...)
Feisty, fiery, tough, unafraid, a force of nature and funny as hell. These are a few of the terms that were used to describe Ann Richards, one of the most charismatic American political figures of the last 30 years. (more...)
COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The George BushPresidential Library Foundationannounced programming and entertainment details today of its Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the George H. W. Bush Presidency at the Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University April 4-6. (more...)
“While travel technology and airline regulations will continue to
evolve, one thing will never change: the criticality of reliable and
actionable flight information to airports and travelers,” said Mike
Benjamin, CEO of FlightView,
the day-of-travel information company. “We continue to see airports –
both here and internationally – prioritize flight information as a key
ingredient to successful operational and customer experience strategies.” (more...)
Updated 'Black Mondays: Worst Decisions of the Supreme Court' Published
Hard Cover: ISBN 978-0-9814510-6-0, $45.00
Paperback: ISBN 978-0-9814510-8-4, $20.00
Inprint Books announced the publication of the revised and significantly updated 'Black Mondays: Worst Decisions of the Supreme Court (Fourth Edition)' by Joel D. Joseph. Justice Thurgood Marshall wrote the foreword for the first edition and it is included in this edition as well.
The author found, 'The worst decision in recent history was Bush v. Gore in which the Supreme Court enacted a judicial coup d'état, installing George Bush as President of the United States, overruling Florida and Congress.' Florida was not allowed to finish the counting of the ballots even though the Supreme Court ruled that prior counting violated the Constitution of the United States. Joseph added, 'And by the way the Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution specifically provides that Congress shall count the votes of the presidential electors. If two competing slates of presidential electors from one state are presented to Congress, Congress, not the United States Supreme Court, decides which slate of electors are counted.'
In 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments into law that gave Chief Justice Roberts the power to appoint all members of the FISA Court without Senate confirmation. Concerning government spying, the Supreme Court has ruled that the ACLU does not have standing to challenge the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, thus allowing virtually unlimited surveillance by the government.
In recent years, the Supreme Court has taken charge of gun control, video-game violence, campaign finance and class actions. It has taken power from States and cities and given them to corporations. 'Corporations are people,' the Court has announced, allowing unlimited corporate involvement in political campaigns. Corporations can now dictate that disputes with customers are settled in arbitration, not in court. The Supreme Court has ruled that these arbitrations cannot be class arbitrations overriding State law and individual rights.
Mr. Joseph blames the Supreme Court for overturning laws that regulated violent video games and limited gun control laws. 'The Supreme Court ruled that California could not limit sales of violent video games to minors. Two of the mass shooters of this past year, Adam Lanza in Newtown, Connecticut and James Holmes in Aurora, Colorado, were violent video game addicts who acted out their fantasies in real life. The Court has blood on its hands, particularly Justice Scalia, who found that there is not connection between violent video games and actual violence.'
The Supreme Court is now the center of controversy for gun control, voters' rights, civil rights, consumer rights, privacy and access to justice. This book will be the subject of many talk shows from coast to coast. The author will tour major U.S. cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston and Cleveland.
For More Information Contact:
Joel D. Joseph, 310-820-2211 (more...)
Sharon Bush, Philanthropist & Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Teddy Share, Arianna Huffington, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and Joan Vail Thorne, playwright and director, are Women's Project Theater's 2014 Women of Achievement who will be inducted at its 29th Annual Gala Celebration at the Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, Monday, March 10, at 6:00pm. (more...)
In an age of 30 second sound bites and attention deficit disorder, keeping an audience engaged and entertained for a non-stop 70 minutes is quite an achievement, And when a subject as dry as the US Constitution provokes regular gales of laughter throughout, the performer is clearly not your average, run-of-the-mill comedian. (more...)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Reporting directly to U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Paul Brinkley spent five years overseeing economic improvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, As the Pentagon's top-ranking official charged with rebuilding the economies of these two war-torn nations, along with several African countries, Brinkley and his hundreds of volunteers struggled against bureaucratic policies to revolutionize foreign aid by leveraging America's strength its private sector. (more...)
MIT Press is pleased to announce the launch of the MIT Press BITS series. MIT Press BITS are short digital excerpts from books in selected areas of intellectual inquiry. The series launches with 50 BITS on subjects ranging from robotics to architecture, from psychoanalysis to game studies. (more...)
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced today it opened more than 50 non-traditional U.S. locations in 2013, at airports and other mass transportation terminals, casinos and resorts, military bases, and colleges and universities around the country. (more...)
In February students in grades 3-8 can learn from a former president and hear stories of the Buffalo Soldiers through on-site and distance learning programs available at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. (more...)
According to a post on Jennifer Holliday's Facebook page, the Broadway star and singer will appear at the Barnes & Noble Upper East Side (86th and Lexington in NYC) to sign copies and celebrate the release of her new album 'The Song Is You' today, January 24, 2014. (more...)
In a recent interview, Joy Behar revealed that she has veered away from talking about politics after George Bush, but has since started picking it up again. She said, 'I sort of lost interest in stand-up after (former President George W.) Bush left. 'I would get laughs on Bush just by quoting him. He said the stupidest thing. I just made a compilation of them, and I would read them, and people would die laughing. (more...)
Sylvia Anthony believes 'the golden years' are a time to gear up and get busy, not relax and take it easy. She has faced many hardships in her 84 years, but they seem to have made her stronger and more determined. As founder and president of Sylvia's Haven, a shelter for women and children near Boston, she has helped transform over 1084 lives in the past 27 years. While she hasn't been paid for the past four years, Sylvia wouldn't change it for the world and calls it her 'magnificent obsession!” (more...)