Archive for August 23rd, 2011

August 23, 2011

What are people surprised to learn about you?

The title of this post was a recommendation generated automatically by my blog host to assist me – the blogger – in coming up with ideas to blog about. I think its a wonderful new feature from the smart people at WordPress.

And so here are things that  might surprise you.

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August 23, 2011

Remengesau speaks out on Green Fees

The following article was sent by Sen. Tommy E. Remegnesau, Jr. to the media for publication. It was published Aug. 19 in Island Times and Tia Belau on Aug. 22.

THE GREEN FEE

An Investment in Our Children’s Future

The recent proposal by the President to raid the Protected Areas Network Fund has ignited a debate in our nation. This discussion is healthy for our democracy and as one of the your Senators I am writing today to explain why I strongly disagree with the President’s plan. 

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August 23, 2011

Destiny

By Fuana Tmarsel —

Destiny is one of the most versatile words in the English language. It has soothing, dulcet sound amiable to the ear and endearing to the heart. Men have named their children with it, groups have claimed it as banner and nations have fought to gain freedom to forge their destiny.  Destiny is defined as the events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future, or hidden power believed to control what happen in the future, there is a factor of fate, or helplessness on the part of an individual, and groups of people.  Depending on who we are and what we believe, our present situation whether good or bad is credited in part to someone or something. I have once heard a man remarked that he was a self-made man – born to a modest home, lacking much of what life offered while he was growing up, but he worked his way up to be the man that he is today. Hence, he gives all credit to himself for becoming what he is.  I suppose he feels that he shaped his own destiny, but I think many contributed to his becoming who he is. That is on an individual level.

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