Sen. Rubio rallying conservatives behind comprehensive immigration reform, The Hill,
Alexander Bolton – 01/20/13 05:00 AM ET [Post 1738]
Sen. Marco Rubio is rallying conservatives behind immigration reform with a set of principles he unveiled this week and has promoted with a media blitz.
Proponents of comprehensive immigration reform, who mainly reside on the left, are surprised that Rubio, a Republican from Florida, has generated so much positive buzz from conservatives.
They see it as a promising sign that 2013 will be a more promising year for immigration reform than 2006 and 2[......]
July 23, 2012
Prashanth Parameswaran, Soul Searching after Phnom Penh [ASEANThe Diplomat Blogs, July 23, 2012 [Post 602]
ASEAN must continue to remain a strong force for regional ties in the Asia-Pacific and avoid short-sighted attempts to undermine the bloc’s unity or exploit divisions.
Questions are still being asked about ASEAN’s unprecedented failure to issu[......]
June 22, 2012
In my statement to the Board on Monday, I conveyed my heartfelt apologies for the pain, anger and confusion that has swept the Grounds over the last 10 days, and said that the UVA family deserved better from your Board.
I also indicated that this University was entitled to a fuller explanation of the Board’s thinking for collectively taking the action that we did, and explained that, as Visitors, we have the very highest aspirations for the University of Virginia — for it to reach its fullest potential as a 21st century Academical Village, always rooted firmly in our endur[......]
Christine Ann, granddaughter number 1: 19 and entering college:
Michael H. Prosser, Ph.D.
In August 1992, I drove to the birthing hospital near Raleigh, North Carolina, as the first family member besides her mother and father to meet the newly born Christine Ann, returning several weeks later for her Baptism. This past weekend, I drove on the opening parents’ day at Meredith College in Raleigh, where Christine Ann was among the approximately 400 new freshwomen. Graduating from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, Christine was a ballerina, a member of the National Honor Society, Studen[......]
Michelle Epiphany Prosser, MA, EXCUSE ME, YOUR GOD IS WAITING: LOVE YOUR GOD, CREATE YOUR LIFE, FIND YOUR TRUE SELFpublished April 1, 2008, 224 pages, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, Hampton Roads Publishing Co., ISBN 10 157174552113, ISBN 13 9781571745521Available from www.amazon.com [You can see a picture of the cover and purchase details on www.amazon.com under Michelle Prosser.[This is my daughter Michelle Prosser's first published book. I am pleased to have assisted her with editorial work during 2007 both from Shanghai on line and while visiting her at her home in the USA. It is exp[......]