Naval blockade[ edit ] Britain used its large navy to prevent cargo vessels entering German ports, mainly by intercepting them in the North Sea between the coasts of Scotland and Norway. The wider sea approaches to Britain and France, their distance from German harbours and the smaller size of the German surface fleet all made it harder for Germany to reciprocate.
Pulag, Philippines [Photo by adventureinyou. Mean-spirited men and women haunt the hallowed halls of government and our public space every day, offending our sense of decency and fairness. There is a way out. I think the solution is probably eluding us all, and VP Robredo is closer to it than anyone.
She works to give people hope, and to participate in finding a way to something just a little better. I thank Will Villanueva and those who commented on his recent article for making this point so clear. Former Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima said that LP lost the election because LP candidates were busy talking about intangibles when the people needed tangibles.
So I wonder, how does one make a dream tangible? For it is the dreams that surround freedom, democracy, and the promise of prosperity that most of us labor for, and self-fulfillment is a big deal in that formula.
Nailing a good job. Buying our first car, and then home. But these things are NOT tangible to someone who labors without much hope.
With no sense of having the ability to fulfill a worthy destiny.
How do we make dreams real for those caught up in daily struggle? How do we help people touch the dreams, for themselves? That would break the treasury. Several random ideas emerged from a tweet dialogue I had on this subject a few days ago: It is the wholesomeness of the climb that is important, not the top of the mountain.
The Philippines may never be rich in our lifetime. It is the getting there that has to be fulfilling. If you think about it, there is never a top to reach, for any of us, ever. But we go forward with hope. Every family needs at least one success story. That makes the dream tangible for the entire family.
It is the proof. The nation needs a President who can cut through the crap. I cited Bam Aquino as an example of someone who sets trivial matters aside to drill into what is meaningful.
His questioning during Senate hearings is a marvel to behold.
He is patient to a point, but he is like a hunter with the prey in sight, and he is not going to blink. It is a sloppy, grumpy, inefficient place, in the main.
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Sep 03, · What is the American Dream? How does one define it today and what is the path to earn it? This is an active conversation at the dinner table, and .
Don’t be fooled by the agent. A graduate work visa only lasts 12 months. Odd jobs (dirty, difficult, dangerous) are easy to find but again if you factor in the high costs of living (high rental, high school fees, etc.) you may want to think again if it is still worth it.