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Health Care for All, Tax Benefits for Doctors - Presidential Candidate Orion Kar …

April 10, 2007 -- Presidential candidate Orion Karl Daley proposes a federal health care program for all citizens that includes financial incentives for individual health care practitioners as well as HMOs. Mr. Daley sees that the health, safety and welfare of the people represent the soundness of this nation. He believes that today's private sector health care is complicated, expensive, and only provides diminishing returns for its stated purpose. Candidate Daley questions

Imperato on the Libertarian Ticket Wins Applause on S.O.S.S. and Lays Down Platf …

Detroit, MI – April 5, 2007 – After impressing the Libertarian Executive Committee during their Sunday Meeting in Lansing Michigan, 2008 Presidential Contender, Daniel Imperato paused to interview with i1connect. Imperato said, \"I am very excited to have the chance to run for the Libertarian nomination and had a very warm welcome from the assembled members. I believe that Imperato for President has received a clear message from the

Kudos for Nancy Pelosi's Visit to Syria

April 2, 2007 - President Bush has scolded House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for visiting Syria. In the president's opinion, shared by others, the U.S . government should speak with just one voice overseas. Yet that view flies in the face of both the text and the spirit of the Constitution. Before the rise of the post–World War II imperial presidency, the powers among the branches of the U.S. government were much

Annan Endorses Daniel Imperato for President in 2008

New York – April 2, 2007 – Today public relations professional, Kobina Annan Jr. officially endorsed Daniel Imperato and his presidential bid for the US White House in 2008. Mr. Annan's main focus has been in video production, journalism, photography and international relations. Mr. Annan also produces for, a site which delivers the most definitive news in Ghana and throughout Africa. "It is a pleasure to say

Thompson & Knight Expands Trial Practice with E-Discovery Attorney

The international law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce J. Wes Billingsley has joined the Firm as Counsel in the Dallas office. Billingsley comes to Thompson & Knight after serving as the Director of Technical Systems for the Supreme Court of Oklahoma; Manager of the Case Support Center at Alston & Bird, LLP; and Managing Partner of Secure Cyber Solutions, LLC. Billingsley focuses his practice on

Attention all Volunteers: Imperato Calls for National Volunteer Effort to Launch …

West Palm Beach, FL – April 2, 2007 – As he begins to prepare for his national campaign in 2008, Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato issued a national call for all volunteers. Imperato is looking for volunteers in the following areas: communications, logistics, media relations, marketing, graphic design, web design, office administration, technical support, transportation, TV & film production, and computer programmers. \"We are now ready to have volunteers around

i1connect news: Imperato on Hillary, Obama, and Giuliani

Detroit, MI - While Daniel Imperato was busy at the Libertarian State Executive Committee Meeting, i1connect had the opportunity to catch up with the 2008 Presidential Candidate to discuss fellow candidates Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Rudolph Giuliani. Recently, in front in Grand Jury, former New York Mayor, Rudolph Giuliani testified that it was a \"mistake\" to recommend his former Police Chief Bernard Kerik to the post

i1connect News: Mitt Romney Addresses Palm Beach for Lower Taxes

West Palm Beach, FL - This weekend, former Massachusetts Governor, Mitt Romney brought his campaign to Palm Beach speaking to local resident groups including the Club for Growth. He spoke openly regarding his Mormon faith, his wife, and his desire to cut taxes on interest earned from bank accounts and estate tax cuts. Romney forgot to mention how his plan only helps the rich in

Imperato Heads to Detroit to Attend Michigan Libertarian Executive Committee Mee …

West Palm Beach, FL – March 31, 2007 – Today 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato announced that he will be attending the State of Michigan Libertarian Party Executive Committee Meeting this Sunday April 1, 2007. Imperato was recently introduced to the Libertarian community at their recent conference March 17-19 in Orlando, Florida. He participated in the party\'s presidential debates and made quite an impression on libertarian voters

House Speaker Pelosi to Visit Syria, Imperato Says Bush Should Go Instead

West Palm Beach, FL – March 31, 2007 – As the Bush administration criticized plans by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to visit Syria, Presidential Candidate, Daniel Imperato stood up to applaud Speaker Pelosi efforts but urged that President George W. Bush should be the one that is going to Syria. \"I have been calling for several years for our government to embrace Bashar Al-Assad and the Syrian

Turkishpolitix launches new section on Turkish-Armenian relations, the independent policy portal on Turkish affairs has opened a new policy dossier on Turkish-Armenian relations. Although Turkey was one of the first countries to recognize Armenia's independence in 1991, in the past decades Armenian-Turkish relations have been affected by many controversial issues. Turkishpolitix's dossier on Turkish-Armenian relations will cover: overview and latest information such as news and opinions from key stakeholders. "Turkish-Armenian relations is very complicated and it is

President Clinton And President Bush Senior Join Presidential Race

Washington, DC, April 1st, 2007 - In a surprising move today President George Bush Senior and President Bill Clinton announced that after reading Frank Kanu’s Stop Telling… Start Leading! they decided to take things in their hands to lead the United States of America into a bright future again: “It is high time that we show the Americans that we are still able to stop telling stories and can lead a

CDU Trier Sustains Blogger Power Campaign to Safeguard the Web for Children

Trier, Germany, March 31, 2007 – Good news for the 130 international bloggers who posted support entries for the Blogger Power ( campaign: their voices were heard. The debate was lifted out of the blogs and MyBlogLog community comments and brought into the offline world where it’s supposed to raise awareness and trigger concrete actions. On March 29, the local Trier branch of the German CDU (Christian Democratic Union – Trier

Attorney at The Lanier Law Firm Honored As One of Texas’ Rising Stars

HOUSTON – Dara Grisbee Hegar, an associate at The Lanier Law Firm in Houston, has earned a spot among the 2007 Texas Rising Stars. Rising Stars selections are based on nominations made by attorneys appearing on the prestigious Texas Super Lawyer list. The designation is reserved for the top up-and-coming Texas attorneys who are 40 or younger or have been in practice fewer than 10 years. “Dara brings exceptional legal skills

Rose Walker Partner Named to List of Texas’ Top Young Attorneys

DALLAS – Ross Cunningham, a partner in the Dallas law firm Rose•Walker, L.L.P., has earned a spot on the 2007 list of Texas Rising Stars. This marks the second time Mr. Cunningham has received this honor. Rising Stars are the top up-and-coming Texas attorneys who are 40 years of age or younger, or who have been in practice less than 10 years. Selections are based on nominations made by attorneys previously

Thompson & Knight LLP Helps Baylor Successfully Resolve Groundwater Issues Cover …

DALLAS – Attorneys from Thompson & Knight LLP successfully represented Baylor Heath Care System in a recent joint application for a Municipal Setting Designation Certificate (MSD) covering a 42-acre parcel of land near Baylor Hospital and The Meadows Foundation complex in East Dallas. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issued the MSD certificate designating the urban groundwater for the 42-acre area as not suitable for drinking or “potable” purposes as

New Judges in Texas Mean New Approach to Family Law

On January 1, 2007, 2 new judges took the bench including John R. Roach, Jr., who will handle only civil and family law cases. “When you go through a divorce, the judge to whom your case is assigned determines how the divorce will be handled. We know how to help clients best position themselves to be the parent with primary custody because we are familiar with the philosophy

Tashkent Islamic Univ., Information Agency “Jahon” Put Out Book on Tashkent’s Ti …

The publishing unit of the Tashkent Islamic University and Information Agency “Jahon” put out the book “Tashkent is a Capital of Islamic Culture” in the Uzbek, Russian and English languages, Pravda Vostoka newspaper reported March 20, 2007. Uzbekistan is rightly considered as o­ne of the cradles of the world civilization, and particularly, culture of the Islamic religion. The world community recognizes the invaluable contribution made by the great Uzbek ancestors to

GK gives care to the poor with the help of partnerships from Canada’s top influe …

GK announces successful partnerships with Canadian entities to create more homes and opportunities for impoverished families Toronto, ON – March 26, 2007 – Gawad Kalinga (GK) is well on its way to reaching the ultimate goal of GK777: the vision of building 700,000 homes in 7,000 communities in 7 years. With the help of various Canadian civic, business, government and individual partners, GK’s Canadian presence in the Philippines continues to

Thompson & Knight Attorney to Host Webinar on Environmental Reporting Issues

TEXAS (March 23, 2007) – Thompson & Knight LLP Environmental Law Partner Scott D. Deatherage is conducting an online continuing legal education Web seminar – or “Webinar” – for in-house attorneys and outside counsel representing companies that face environmental disclosure requirements. “Environmental Disclosure Issues Related to Recent SEC Enforcement Activity and FAS 143/FIN 47” will take place at noon EST on April 5, 2007.

Turkishpolitix launches new section on Turkey's elections in 2007, the independent policy portal on Turkish affairs has opened a new policy dossier on Turkey\'s elections in 2007. 2007 has the potential to be an unusual year for Turkey. Turkish political calendar will face crucial double elections. The elections are expected to influence the Turkish political spectrum in the next decade. The first one is the election of the Turkey’s 11th president in April or May 2007, who will

i1connect News: 2007 Libertarian Party National Convention Coverage

Orlando, FL – March 19, 2007 – Conservative Americans around the country are looking for change in our country\'s direction; and the Libertarian Party is anxious to be the party of change. This past weekend March 16-18, the Libertarian Party of the United States held their annual 2007 National Committee Convention in Orlando, FL at the Orlando International Airport Hotel. At the convention, the Libertarian Party, America\'s largest

Imperato to Speak at National Libertarian Conference in Orlando

Orlando, Fl – March 15, 2007 – Today, Daniel Imperato announced that he will be attending and speaking at the National Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA) Conference in Orlando this Friday and Saturday March 16-17 at the Orlando International Airport Conference Center. \"First of all, I want to thank the leadership of the Libertarian Party for inviting me to this conference. I believe that it is important

CFIUS Reform Finally Recognizes Telecommunications Security

New York – March 13, 2007 - Today, 2008 Presidential Candidate, Daniel Imperato commented on the recent CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) Reform that was passed by the United States House of Representatives. \"First of all, I am happy to see the United States Congress stopped the political infighting for a moment in order to address a serious concern. The committee on Foreign Investment

Insurgency and Weakness in Kabul Hamper Drug Efforts

New York – March 13, 2007 – According to a recent report from the United States State Department, Afghanistan\'s growing insurgency, and the weakness of the central government are hampering efforts to cut opium cultivation and heroin production. This has been no secret to anyone, from the United Nations, to 2008 Independent Presidential Candidate, Daniel Imperato, who has been calling for the elimination of poppy cultivation for

Lawsuit Filed in North Carolina Tractor-Trailer Crash; Father of five killed in …

FORT WORTH – The family of a Katy, Texas, man who was killed in a fiery truck crash on a North Carolina highway last month has filed suit against a Texas trucking company and one its drivers. On Feb. 16, Christopher Friday Oko, 40, was a passenger in a tractor-trailer that slammed into two other big rigs parked on the side of Interstate 85 near Creedmoor, N.C., not far from Durham.

North and South Korea Strengthen Economic Links: Step 2 of 'The Squeeze Play'

West Palm Beach, FL – March 12, 2007 - As part of the February 13th North Korea Disarmament Agreement, North Korea and South Korea have resumed economic relations. Some experts have predicted that Kim Jong Il, North Korea\'s leader, is simply going through the motions in order to utilize his newfound global political capital. Back in October 2006, one of those experts, 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato, predicted

Pater Don Demidoff ./. Romania - conditions in Romanian prisons

Demidoff, Pater Don ./. Romania concerning violation of Art. 6 Paragraph 1, Treaty on EU, by Romania due to the conditions in Romanian prisons Lawyer Dr. Roland Giebenrath 14 quai Kléber F-67000 Strasbourg Mr. President of the European Commission Dr. José Manuel Durão Barroso European Commission Rue de la Loi 200 B-1049 Bruxelles March 06, 2007 156/02GI/SC Dear Mr. President, in the above mentioned case I announce, that Father Don Demidoff, president of the League for the Renaissance

Following Imperato's Call for Action in the Middle East, King Abdullah Urges US …

New York - March 8, 2007 – Yesterday, during his address, King Abdullah of Jordan told the US Congress that America must throw its weight behind an urgent drive to make peace in the Middle East. King Abdullah stated, \"Nothing can assert America\'s moral vision more clearly, nothing can reach the world\'s youth more directly than your leadership in a peace process that delivers results, not next year,

Social protection of the population: experience of Germany and Uzbekistan

«... social protection should not remain the business of the state organizations and authorities, institution of social security and charitable organizations only. The concept "social" concerns all of us and should be in the center of attention of all society» I.A. Karimov In the statement of the President I.A. Karimov at the ceremonial meeting devoted to the 14-anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan it is mentioned, that «... it

PublishAmerica Presents Veiled Souls by Katrin Kassiri and Reza Safarnejad

Frederick, MD March 7, 2007-- PublishAmerica is proud to present Veiled Souls by Potomac, Maryland’s Katrin Kassiri and Reza Safarnejad. Veiled Souls is the autobiography of Katrin Kassiri, who was a young girl living in northern Iran prior to and during the Iranian Revolution. A member of the Bahai religion, Katrin was eight-years-old when her sister committed suicide when her father disapproved of her relationship with a Muslim

Trial Attorney Says Merck is 'Step Closer to Accountability' as VIOXX Trial Cont …

Attorney Mark Lanier: 'Merck Can't Turn a Loss Into a Win Just By Saying It's So' ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury on Friday in New Jersey Superior Court imposed a serious and strong verdict against Merck & Co., finding that the manufacturer of VIOXX(R) withheld information and made misrepresentations to doctors and to the public about the heart attack risks associated with

McKool Smith Adds New Associate in Austin

March 6, 2007 - Shumaker boosts intellectual property practice in Texas capitol office (AUSTIN, Texas) – McKool Smith, P.C., one of the nation’s largest trial firms, is announcing the addition of John M. Shumaker as an associate in the firm’s Austin office. Mr. Shumaker joins McKool Smith as an associate after previously holding the same position at the Houston office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. He concentrates his practice on


New York, NY – March 6, 2007 – Bill O’Reilly, best selling author and host of FOX News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” might be the king of cable news but, according to some critics, previous guests, and fellow Americans, he’s certainly not the king of sensitivity. The Comic Strip Live (, the oldest showcase comedy club in the world will present a special “Bill O’Reilly Sensitivity Training Fundraiser” show on

Online Legal Document Company to Offer Free Documents to Charities

Vancouver, Canada (March 6, 2007) Documatica Legal Forms Inc. has announced the creation of a new program, Contracts with a Conscience, which will provide charitable organizations in the United States and Canada with unlimited access to their online legal document selection at no cost. To qualify for the program, charities must complete a short application form outlining their purpose and legal document needs. Upon approval of the application,

Knight of Bonaria, Humanitarian, and Presidential Candidate Says "Cease-Fire" f …

West Palm Beach, Fl – March 5, 2007 – After President Bush\'s lack of response for Daniel Imperato\'s cease-fire request, the 2008 Presidential Candidate rose up today to call on the Sunnis, Shiia, and Kurds to implement a voluntary cease-fire. \"Today I call on the people of Iraq, specifically the Sunnis, Shiia, and Kurds to stand up for what\'s right. Many lives are being lost and its time

Imperato Calls It Again: Democrat Senator Hillary Clinton 501(c)3 Charity Scheme …

West Palm Beach, FL – March 2, 2007 – After calling for reform to the charitable trust industry in America, the Washington Post reported that Hillary Clinton failed to disclose a family charity she operates , with former president Bill Clinton, that has enabled the couple to write off more than US $5 million in taxable income since 2001. Daniel Imperato, leading Independent Presidential Candidate, called for a reform of

Daniel Imperato, The Next President, Remarks on Pelosi, Larry King, One Trillion …

West Palm Beach, FL – March 2, 2007 – After a recent Nancy Pelosi interview on CNN\'s Larry King Live, 2008 Presidential Candidate , Daniel Imperato, spoke out on the Iraq war, its $400 billion price tag, and his call for cease fire. \"I call on the American people, once again , to accept my potential inaccuracy about the $400 billion price tag for the war in Iraq,

None of the Above APolitical Music and News Radio Online

4 March 2007...San Francisco, CA...HarmonyNet Media Group, announced today the online premier of the APolitical Satire Radio Programme, None of the Above(NOTA) Radio, where you can listen to a purely Indie Political commentaty from Paradise Pat, open source news and music, and also, add your name to the swelling Absentee(but not uncounted) US voter registration Drive. This tongue-in-chic online program, is intended to bring a lighter side to the political

The first internet portal on Turkish politics is launched is dedicated to Turkish politics and aims to be the leading gateway to news, information and knowledge on Turkish affairs. It covers a wide range of topics from foreign policy to domestic affairs. Today, Turkey as the World’s 19th largest economy is a rapidly developing country, an emergent market, and a regional power with the second largest army in the NATO. On 3 October 2005 Turkey has started accession

Presidential Candidate Imperato, Reform Party Frontrunner, Calls on the American …

West Palm Beach, FL – February 27, 2007 – After yesterday\'s \"breakthrough\" oil revenue distribution deal reached by the Iraqi Cabinet, US Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato called on the people to remember his stance on Iraqi oil , and the repayment of American taxpayers. \"Once again I call on the American people to recognize the request that I have been making for over one year. I

Presidential Hardliner Imperato Asks America about Looks and Pocketbooks

West Palm Beach – February 26, 2007 – Today 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato pointed out the barrage of media coverage for Democrat and Republican Presidential Candidates, but not for Independents. \"Its time that the American people stand up and demand that Washington reforms ballot access guidelines, to enable an independent president to place himself on the ballot to run for the White House. It

1st E Debate Center Opens for US Presidentials

25 February 2007..San Francisco/NYC...With all the excitement around using the Internet and video streaming for presidential aspirants, HarmonyNet Media Group is pleased to announce a single site, The E Debates Center, where you will be able to see the YouTube positioned videos from all the candidates. The E Debate Center is a collaboration between and HarmonyNet Media Group, and includes a poll for those that wish to express their

Thompson & Knight Announces Commitment to “Community of Respect”

First Houston Law Firm to Join the ADL’s Diversity Program HOUSTON - Thompson & Knight is the first Houston law firm to join the “Community of Respect” program of the Anti-Defamation League. The program provides tools and resources to help Houston-area organizations fight prejudice, bigotry and discrimination, and engender respect and appreciation for diversity. By formally committing to the program, Thompson & Knight has agreed to demonstrate the value

Le Procureur de la CPI s'apprête à présenter des éléments de preuve concernant l …

( EMAILWIRE.COM, February 22, 2007 ) Mardi 27 février, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Procureur, présentera des éléments de preuve relatifs à des personnes nommées, aux crimes de guerre et aux crimes contre l’humanité commis au Darfour. Le Procureur soumettra ses éléments de preuve aux juges de la CPI, puis tiendra une conférence de presse. Le déroulement de l’événement médiatique sera le suivant : 14h00 – Conférence de presse, salle de

On the outcomes of the social and economic development of Uzbekistan in 2006 and …

Recently the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan held the session dedicated on the outcomes of the social and economic development of the republic in 2006 and most important priorities of deepening the economic reforms in 2007. The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov spoke at the session. The participants of the session noted that in 2006 the country ensured the sustainable growth rates of economy. Thus,

Main measures on the improvement of childrens life and the implementation of «Th …

Immediately upon receiving the Declaration and «The world fit for children» Plan of Actions, adopted in 2002 during a special session of the UN General Assembly on children, Uzbekistan has conducted following activity: a) the documents were thoroughly studied on national and sub-national levels including districts and mahallahs to work out concrete proposals on ensuring the implementation of Declaration’s as well as the Plan Actions provisions; b) with the aim of fulfilling the country’s

New York University Radio WNYU to Feature 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imp …

New York, NY – February 21, 2007 – Today, the leader of the Independent Movement in America, 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato, announced that he will be a featured guest on New York University Radio WNYU 89.1, on Thursday at 7:30 pm. WNYU is doing a special feature on third party and independent candidates for the US presidency. The show will be hosted by Kristen

Thompson & Knight Chief Diversity Officer Recognized as Influential Leader

TEXAS (February 21, 2007) – Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce Chief Diversity Officer and Partner Pauline E. Higgins has been selected as one of the “Influential African American Leaders in Texas” by Minority Business News Texas. This feature showcases the talent, vision, and dedication that prevail in the African American community. “I am truly honored to be recognized by MBN Texas for my leadership,” says

Thompson & Knight Names New Partners

TEXAS – Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce the Firm has elected six lawyers to partner status. “Thompson & Knight distinguishes itself by the impact our lawyers have on clients and on the communities we serve. The partnership was impressed with the professional and personal quality of each of these candidates,” says Pete Riley, the Firm’s Managing Partner. “These attorneys embody characteristics that have defined

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