Charles Darwin’s grandfather, Erasmus Darwin (1731 1802) was even more famous. Erasmus Darwin was known for his “outrageous” ideas and “new age” thinking. Erasmus Darwin was also a medical doctor. A divisive race over, Bennet now has a challenger in an independent minded state that replaced Democratic Sen. Mark Udall with then GOP Rep. Cory Gardner just two years ago.
The Orwellian ironies are so strong, so much a part of the American political landscape and have been for so long, not merely since 9/11, that we take them for granted. Yup, the American strategy to democratize Salvadorize Iraq and distance ourselves from the death squads makes us proud to be red white and blue citizens. All hail the twin engines of misrule in the of the free and the home of the brave.
It been tough going for Hickey Freeman in recent years what with changes of ownership and creative direction coupled with uncertainty in the men suit business that has caused a store like Barney New York to dramatically reduce the space devoted to the category it built its business on to one measly floor in its Madison Avenue flagship from the original three. Seem to have stabilized at Hickey, however, and to prove it, the label opened a modest but noteworthy new store at Brookfield Place right in the middle of the neighborhood where suit wearing has never wavered. Not a big flashy flagship, the 900 square foot store is devoted to the company made to measure a service that falls just short of full custom tailoring, but allows customers to make their own fabric and model choices as well as offers special sizes and fit adjustments that can minimize final alterations.
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Gov. Bobby JindalThe same day that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced she veto that state bill, her counterpart in Louisiana said he wouldsign similar legislationinto law. It wouldn be a big sale week without some kind of THEORY sale. Her sales are short but productive and shoppers have but one day, Thursday, to pick up items from all her collections past and present for a mere $50 to $100. This hub for men and women upper contemporary collections is always worth a serious visit.