Monday, April 15, 2013
In the course of just a couple of years, a young French ensemble, the Quatuor Ebene (or, in English, the Ebony Quartet) has become big news on the classical scene. They've been known to modestly call themselves "freelance players," but not just any freelance players win Gramophone Magazine's highly sought-after Record of the Year prize, as they did in 2009
Senior Obama Administration officials said the legal justification for President Barack Obama's plan for millions of illegal immigrants was based on the principle of prosecutorial discretion; there are insufficient resources to target all 11.3 million illegal immigrants, so the administration can assert priorities. Republicans criticized the move as Presidential overreach. Senator Mitch McConnell says, "The action he's proposed would ignore the law, would reject the voice of the voters, and would impose new unfairness on law-abiding immigrants - all without solving the problem."
Do you think the Keystone XL Pipeline will ever be approved?