Saturday, December 06, 2008

Pan Cogito Calls For Renationalization Of Washington National Opera

"President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday revealed five parts of his plan to save or create 2.5 million jobs by 2011, and said he will push for immediate action by Congress when he takes office in January.

Obama wants to make public buildings more energy-efficient; repair roads and bridges; modernize schools; increase broadband access; and ensure health care uses the latest technology....

The report came out as Congress and the White House wrestled with financial bailout requests from the Big Three automakers -- Ford Motor Company (F, Fortune 500), General Motors (GM, Fortune 500) and Chrysler -- whose top executives testified this week on Capitol Hill.

Obama asked Americans to "rise to the moment" to put his plans in place, and said his economic recovery team is working on his proposals.

"We need action -- and action now," he said."

"Obama reveals job-creation plan: Proposal centers on repairing infrastructure and boosting technology" December 6, 2008.

James Ivey as Spalanzani and Ailyn Perez as Olympia in Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’s 2008 production of Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann. The production was directed by Renaud Doucet, with sets and costumes by André Barbe and lighting by Mark McCullough.

Photo credit: (c) Ken Howard 2008. All rights reserved. Via Opera America. With thanks.


Attack on Pearl Harbor

Header photo credit: Photograph from a Japanese aircraft of Pearl Harbor including Battleship Row at the beginning of the attack. The explosion in the center is a torpedo strike on the USS West Virginia.

Via Wikipedia Commons. With thanks.


Pre-Obama Washington National Opera.


Blogger JW said...

One may hope, but don't hold your breath.

2:15 PM  

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