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Anyone familiar with government bureaucracies is likely to acknowledge that it will generally take a government agency ten weeks and a hundred people, to accomplish what a private company could accomplish in a single afternoon with a couple of clerks and a spreadsheet. Beyond that, government agencies do have an unfortunate tendency to reinvent the wheel. Just take a look at any government RFP—specifications tend to be highly granular and unduly specific, to the point where off-the-shelf commodity software often has to be replaced with a custom job.
POTUS kept an eye on robots near him, just to make sure they were all friendlies. Photo: White House
Richmond ( pron.: / ˈ r ɪ tʃ m ə n d / ) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia , in the United States.
Jackson Ward is a historically African-American neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia , USA . It is located less than a mile from the Virginia State Capitol .
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond
This Wall Street psychosis—“We did nothing wrong, but everyone is trying to hurt us”—was given a dramatic airing in June by Jamie Dimon, the chairman of JPMorgan Chase, at a conference in Atlanta. Clearly agitated during a Q&A with Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, Dimon launched into the reasons why the regulators were being too tough on banks.
Ever since she formally decided to challenge Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R), Elizabeth Warren has been a national Democratic phenomenon. Harvard law professor and consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren shakes hands as she arrives in Lowell, Mass.
New Hampshire's Ballot Law Commission rejected unanimously Friday "birther queen" Orly Taitz's argument to keep President Barack Obama off the presidential ballot because she insists that the president's birth certificate is a fake.
Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) is tackling corporate money in politics head on.
Updated May 13, 2003 Most people who have some knowledge of San Diego's history will generally acknowledge that Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was the first European to set foot on San Diego soil in 1542, when he discovered what is now San Diego Bay. And many will generally assume it was Cabrillo who named this new territory "San Diego."
The recorded history of the San Diego , California , region includes the first European penetration of the present state of California and the first European settlement in California, so that San Diego has been described as "the birthplace of California." [ 1 ] Before that, Native Americans such as the Kumeyaay people had been living in the area for as long as 12,000 years. [ 2 ] The town of San Diego has existed under three governments: New Spain (1769 - 1821), Mexico (1821 - 1848), and the United States of America (1848 - present).
San Diego de Alcala ~ San Luis Rey ~ Pala ~ Santa Ysabel ~ Las Flores Mission San Diego de Alcala has been called affectionately the "mother" of the other California establishments of the Franciscans. She was rather their elder sister.
Several commenters have been discussing Obama’s role as a community organizer. Some have already put up links in the comments.