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The beginning of the Tea Party Movement

Karl Denninger of the investment site Market Ticker said, “I saw everybody fawning over Obama with the inauguration and yet here he was appointing people like Larry Summer and Tim Geithner to his team who were all part of creating the problem,” he said.

Stephanie Jasky, a Detro toms it paralegal, was one of the angry voices on Market Ticker. She and her husband had a business fixing up and selling houses, and they were hit when the housing market collapsed. “I was looking for answers I wanted to know what had happened. The more I looked the more it became clear to me that the toms problem was our government, that the government had become the criminal.”

The chat boards started to fill with calls to protest. But what was the best way to express anger? Somebody suggested posting tea bags to their elected representatives in Congress as a form of protest. Jasky leapt on the idea.

“All these bailouts and stimulus packages, that was taking our money and spending it without our permission. Taxation without representation. We thought, didn’t that happen to us in the Revolutionary wars? Hello! Anyone remember King George?”

Jasky bought an box of tea bags and posted one to every member of Congress. Other people did too. The practice spread so much so that by the time that CNBC reporter Rick Santelli made his famous rant on February 19, 2009, he did so standing in front of Chicago traders who all had tea bags stuck to their co toms mputer screens and phone banks.

Should the tea party movement prove a lasting phenomenon, the Santelli rant will go down in history as one of its main birth pangs. In his rant he accused the Obama administration of “promoting bad behaviour” and subsidising “losers’ mortgages”. His criticisms evoked a huge cheer from the traders behind him, particularly when he said: “We’re thinking of having a Chicago tea party in July, I’m thinking of toms organising it.”

The two minute diatribe quickly went global. Angry voters began to respond to Santelli’s call and set up their own tea party groups linked loosely through the internet. It all happened with tremendous speed. Within 10 days of the rant, on February 27, the first Tea Party rally was held in Washington, Chicago and other cities across the US.

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The beginning of the end

It seems as though Sam’s Club and Costco have been in the Metro Detroit area forever now, although it has really only been since the mid 1990’s. These stores, however, were the first to introduce the concept of no grocery bags.

Granted, most of the products bought at these places wouldn’t fit into a regular grocery bag, but the concept seemed to have been met without too much backlash. Consumers figured out tha toms t there were other means available for transporting their goods of course, it helps that boxes are readily available on site to do so.

Still, this should have been the beginning of the end of plastic bags. Grocery stores spend a lot of money keeping bags available, why not get rid of them? Those bags consume lots of foreign oil to produce, why not get rid of them? Those bags are extremely costly to recycle, so why not get rid of them?

Kroger has their own cloth bags to toms purchase and you will receive a nickel back for every Kroger bag you use every time you go shopping. That adds up! Hillers will give you a nickel back no matter what you use to pack your groceriesbe it a competitors bag, a milk crate or a box! Cloth bags are easier to carry, hold more items, travel easily and are not clogging landfills, littering streets and waterways, strangling sea life or being consumed by a lioness on the tundra!

Purchase a cloth bag toms or two. You can find them just about anywhere. Grocery stores, drug stores, home improvement warehouses and other businesses as well have these bags available for sale. Get one with your favorite team logo to show your spirit and pride. Exercise your creativity and buy plain bags then decorate with your own toms personal flair. You’ll save time (by making less trips from the car because the bags hold more), you’ll save money (get your nickels), and you’ll be contributing to widening the path of sustainability into that reachable ecologically sound super highway!

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The beginning of my journey in London at Westminster Business School Business Blog

When I first came to London in September I was pretty much like every other student arriving in London with a bundle of excitement and a bag full of apprehensions. When we embark on an international journey we always feel toms that international exposure, and studies are going to be very interesting and colourful but in reali toms ty, it is a difficult road with several portholes and bumps. These three months here in London have absolutely widened my approach towards life in general.

I would say three key words have been an integral part of it:

When I came to London I felt like I wanted to explore everything, but then I needed to remind myself that I’m a student and not a tourist here. I obviously did the basics, explored food, a melting pot of cultures, an International University and several other things, but for me the exploring part actually gave me direction and perseverance to adapt. Adapt to a new environment which is completely different. I would spend hours in the library and come back to my accommodation, only to realise I have further responsibilities such as cleaning and doing my laundry for hours. I also had to make sure I keep in touch with pals and family back home. Soon I realised doing my masters course is actually juggli toms ng many things at once and need some time management. It’s just not academics but is a holistic learning.

I have been gathering patience and adapting to a new outlook to everything around me. This short journey of 3 months is just the beginning and I see bright and intense months ahead. Yet, I would say in these past months I’ve learnt the true value things and how to appreciate more. I can truly say that I’ve grown as an individual in many ways toms . Students in my Masters course have for sure made me rethink that everyone does come from different backgrounds but the underlying principles or morals for one’s life is the same.

One key area that I really appreciate in London is equality and respect, of workforce, of one’s opinion, one’s choice in life. I’ve learnt to do it the London way, work hard during the week and party harder on weekends, enjoying life in every means of it.