Those affected by the earthquake are traumatized.
The agencies bringing food and water need to distribute it
as quickly as possible not hold it back in warehouses.
We turned back to the menu, which polite people
would call eclectic and I would call a mess: a bit of Italy,
a bit of France, a quick diversion to South Africa
then back up to Scotland.
A spokesman for Microsoft points out that the company
pays a quarterly dividend and in 2004 paid out a special
dividend worth $32 billion. Still, it's been a pretty dismal
Thus, in the American economic system it is the demand of
individual consumers, , that together determine
what shall be produced and how resources are used to produce it.
Although it didn't offend me, I'm sure that some residents
may have found his language offensive and, if reported him
to the council he worked for he would have definitely been
First, investment banks like Bear and Goldman were
allowed to borrow directly from the Federal Reserve's
discount window - a privilege heretofore afforded only to
commercial bank holding companies.