cause Last month, Bank of America decided that it would start charging monthly for the use of debit cards. Some companies (including SunTrust and Regions) followed suit. Consumers freaked out and totally got up on arms.
reaction With some time and distance away from the original decision, a number of large banks have chosen not to follow suit — among them J.P. Morgan Chase, which tested them for months and found that they weren’t working. source
With all my millions of flaws. They will love me despite them and because of them. They will love me just as I am. And in that love, in their acceptance of all the ways in which I am terrible and fucked up, they will make me want to be a better person.
Confidently Assert Yourself by JANE POWELL on OCTOBER 28, 2011
“Who are you?”
Imagine for a moment that you are the main character in a novel. Ask these questions of that character. What makes her tick? What turns her on? What are her talents? What are her interests? What values guide her life?
The main character in a book evolves and grows. You must do the same. Get to know yourself and you too will evolve and grow.
Start by asking yourself questions about whom you are and what you like to do. Armed with this newfound knowledge you’ll feel confident in asserting yourself in new and more decisive ways.
“We attain freedom as we let go of whatever does not reflect our magnificence. A bird cannot fly high or far with a stone tied to its back. But release the impediment, and we are free to soar to unprecedented heights.”—Alan Cohen
Remember, this is the same network that blackballed Markos Moulitsas for upsetting Joe Scarborough on Twitter; fired Keith Olbermann for making donations to Democratic candidates and being loud advocating for liberal politics; replaced Cenk Uygur for being too tough on Republicans; and indefinitely suspended David Shuster for auditioning for another network. Pat Buchanan has outlasted them all, despite a rather bewildering portfolio of racist, sexist and just plain hateful statements.
The operative question then, is ‘why in the hell does Pat Buchanan still have a job at MSNBC?’