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Chris Dodd

Christopher John Dodd is an American lobbyist and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut from 1981 to 2011. Dodd is a Connecticut native and a graduate of Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda and Providence College, his father, Thomas J. Dodd, was a United States Senator from 1959 to 1971. Chris Dodd served in the Peace Corps for two years prior to entering the University of Louisville School of Law, during law school concurrently served in the United States Army Reserve. Dodd returned to Connecticut, winning election in 1974 to the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 2nd congressional district and was reelected in 1976 and 1978, he was elected United States Senator in the elections of 1980, is the longest-serving senator in Connecticut's history. Dodd served as general chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1995 to 1997, he served as Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee until his retirement from politics. In 2006, Dodd decided to run for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, but withdrew after running behind several other competitors.

In January 2010, Dodd announced. Dodd was succeeded by fellow Democrat Richard Blumenthal. Dodd served as chairman and chief lobbyist for the Motion Picture Association of America during 2011–2017. In 2018, Dodd returned to the practice of law, joining the firm Porter, he is a member of the ReFormers Caucus of Issue One. Dodd was born in Connecticut, his parents were Grace Mary Dodd and U. S. Senator Thomas Joseph Dodd, he is the fifth of six children. S. ambassador to Costa Rica under President Bill Clinton. Dodd attended a Jesuit boys' school in Bethesda, Maryland, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in English literature from Providence College in 1966. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in a small rural town in the Dominican Republic from 1966 to 1968. While there, he became fluent in Spanish. Dodd was awarded his Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville in 1972, he joined the United States Army Reserve, serving until 1975. Dodd was part of the "Watergate class of'74" which CNN pundit David Gergen credited with bringing "a fresh burst of liberal energy to the Capitol."

Elected to the U. S. House of Representatives from Connecticut's 2nd congressional district and reelected twice, he served from January 4, 1975 to January 3, 1981. During his tenure in the House, he served on the United States House Select Committee on Assassinations. Dodd was elected to the U. S. Senate in 1980, was subsequently reelected in 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004, he is the first senator from Connecticut to serve five consecutive terms. Facing a competitive reelection bid for his Senate seat in 2010 and trailing against both of his Republican challengers in public opinion polling, Dodd announced in January 2010 that he would not seek re-election for a sixth term in the Senate. Polls of Connecticut voters in 2008 and 2009 had suggested Dodd would have difficulty winning re-election, with 46% viewing his job performance as fair or poor and a majority stating they would vote to replace Dodd in the 2010 election. During the 1994 elections, the Republicans won the majority in both houses of Congress.

Dodd therefore entered the minority for the second time in his Senate career. He ran for the now vacant position of Senate Minority Leader, but was defeated by South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle by one vote; the vote was tied 23–23, it was Colorado Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell who cast the deciding vote by absentee ballot in favor of Daschle. From 1995 to 1997, he served as General Chairman of the Democratic National Committee; as General Chairman, Dodd was the DNC's spokesman. Donald Fowler served as National Chairman. Dodd has involved himself in children's and family issues, founding the first Senate Children's Caucus and authoring the Family and Medical Leave Act, which requires larger employers to provide employees unpaid leave in the event of illness, a sick family member, or the birth or adoption of a child. To date, more than 50 million employees have taken advantage of FMLA mandates, he is working to support a bill that would require employers to provide paid family and medical leave.

For his work on behalf of children and families, the National Head Start association named him "Senator of the Decade" in 1990. Dodd considered running for President in 2004, but decided against such a campaign and endorsed fellow Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman, he was considered as a running mate for his friend, eventual Democratic nominee John Kerry. He was considered a possible candidate for replacing Daschle as Senate Minority Leader in the 109th Congress, but he declined, that position was instead filled by Harry Reid. Dodd maintained an office in Hartford, burglarized in 2007 by a man stealing property for subsequent sale to support his drug habit. Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Narcotics Affairs Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee on European Affairs Committee on Banking and Urban Affairs As Ch

Civac

CIVAC is an industrial park and residential neighborhood located on 230 hectares in the municipality of Jiutepec 10 minutes east of Cuernavaca, in the state of Morelos, Mexico. The climate in Civac is warm/subtropical with summer showers, it has an average temperature of 21°C, ranging from 0.5°C to 40°C. Its postal code is 62578 and its telephone code is 777. Civac is divided into two zones: industrial residential; the first factory was Mexama which opened in 1961. On March 4, 1966, The Industrial City was established under a mandate from President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz; that same year, Nissan Mexicana built and opened its first assembly plant outside Japan. Civac is considered the most important economic development center of the State of Morelos and it accommodates a considerable number of national and international enterprises such as Roche, Unilever, NEC, Baxter International, Givaudan, GlaxoSmithKline, Fibrolub Mexicana, Mycom Mayekawa, along with another 120 companies. Nissan still operates in Civac.

PROCIVAC was created in 1972 to manage the operation of public services in the area. However, in 1993 its responsibilities were restricted to the industrial zone only. PROCIVAC is in charge of water services, trash collection, road maintenance, landscape maintenance, public lighting and general infrastructure, its key areas are: the CCEC, specializing in the prevention and control of industrial emergencies. Civac residents have easy access to other services like public and private schools, medical facilities, worship temples, banking facilities, shopping areas and a constant and affordable transportation system which connects them to Cuernavaca and Jiutepec metropolitan areas. Civac official page

Boylan Act

The Boylan Act was a piece of April 1914 legislation in New York State, dealing with narcotics and addiction. The Act predated the federal 1915 Harrison Act, in some ways anticipated it. Charles B. Towns, one of the sponsors of the Act, stated "it takes only five or six days to cure a drug fiend in hospital." That opium and morphine be dispensed only by pharmacists, with a written prescription from a physician Any prescription for opiates required a physical examination by a doctor to establish necessity Prescriptions exceeding four grains of morphine, 30 grains of opium, two grains of heroin, or six grains of heroin must be verified by the dispensing pharmacist with a phone call to the prescribing physician Only physicians and pharmacists may dispense syringes or hypodermic needles Per Section 249a, addicts who break the law may be institutionalized for addiction treatment, addicts resisting treatment could be forced to enter an institution for vagrants In 1917, the Whitney Act weakened the Boylan Act by allowing physicians to prescribe narcotics to addicts in the course of treating their addiction.

The Act was overturned, as it had the unintended consequence of stimulating the black market for narcotics

William Burnet (physician)

William Burnet was an American political leader and physician from New Jersey. He served in the Continental Congress, he was born on December 1730 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Burnet graduated from Princeton University in 1749, studied medicine under Dr. Staats in White Plains, New York, started his practice in Newark, New Jersey, he was a member of Newark's Committee of Safety in 1775 before he joined the Continental Army as a surgeon. He opened a hospital in Newark for wounded soldiers, ran it throughout the Revolution, he was appointed Surgeon General for the Eastern Region in 1776, held that position until the war ended in 1783. Burnet was elected to the Continental Congress in 1780 and served from December 11, 1780 until his resignation on April 1, 1781, when he was forced to leave this service by the press of other duties and his wife's illness; that year he began serving as a judge in Essex County. He led the New Jersey Medical Society in 1787, he was a member of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, taking the seat of his brother Ichabod upon his death.

He died in Newark, New Jersey on October 7, 1791, aged 60, was interred in that city's First Presbyterian Church Cemetery. He raised a large and successful family. Among his sons by his first wife Jacob Burnet was a United States Senator from Ohio, while Ichabod and William, Jr. followed their father as doctors. With his second wife, Gertrude Gouverneur Rutgers, the widow of Anthony A. Rutgers, Burnet had three more sons, his youngest son, David Gouverneur Burnet, played a prominent role in Texas's struggle for independence. United States Congress. "William Burnet". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. William Burnet at The Political Graveyard William Burnet at Find a Grave

Sixes & Sevens

Sixes & Sevens is Adam Green's fifth solo record, released by Rough Trade Records in Europe on March 7, 2008. A few days on March 10, it was released in the UK, followed by a US release on March 18; the first single was "Morning After Midnight". "Festival Song" "Tropical Island" "Cannot Get Sicker" "That Sounds Like A Pony" "Morning After Midnight" "Twee Twee Dee" "You Get So Lucky" "Getting Led" "Drowning Head First" "Broadcast Beach" "It's A Fine" "Homelife" "Be My Man" "Grandma Shirley And Papa" "When A Pretty Face" "Exp. 1" "Leaky Flask" "Bed Of Prayer" "Sticky Ricki" "Rich Kids" "You're A Heartbreaker" "Spoonful " "I Wanna Die " "Salty Candy "Tracks 21 to 24 are bonus tracks from some editions. The album was supposed to consist of 16 songs. After much persuasion, Green convinced his label to release the full 20 song album; the original track listing was: "Festival Song" "It's a Fine" "Morning After Midnight" "When A Pretty Face" "Twee Twee Dee" "You Get So Lucky" "Homelife" "Getting Led" "Be My Man" "Drowning Head First" "Grandma Shirley and Papa" "Cannot Get Sicker" "Bed of Prayer" "Tropical Island" "Leaky Flask" "Rich Kids"

Horatio Potter

Horatio Potter, was an educator and the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Potter "left no literary monument and has, regrettably, no biography, he is scarcely mentioned in the biographies of his older brother Alonzo, Bishop of Pennsylvania, of his nephew, Henry Codman Potter, his successor in the See of New York." Horatio Potter, D. D. LL. D. S. T. D. was born on the youngest of the nine children to Joseph and Anne Potter. The Potters were Quaker farmers who lived near Beekman in New York. "Their Quaker devotion appears in the names they bestowed on their oldest son and only daughter, Philadelphia." Potter spent his earliest years at the family homestead. Paraclete Potter, Horatio's elder brother, was established in Poughkeepsie, New York, where the Poughkeepsie Academy was located. Therefore, in 1812, he had his ten-year-old brother Horatio move in with him and enroll in the Academy, which offered a better education than did the district schools in Beekman. While living with his brother, Horatio went with him to Christ Episcopal Church in Poughkeepsie, he was impressed by the worship service.

During his ten years in Poughkeepsie, Horatio "clerked at various times in his brother’s book store." Horatio remained with his brother through 1822. He wanted a college education, with his brother Alonzo's help. Horatio went to Union College, New York, he graduated in 1826 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. After graduation, Horatio Potter followed his older brother Alonzo into the Episcopal Church, he was confirmed by Bishop John Henry Hobart at St. Thomas' Church in New York and began studying for holy orders. Thus, Potter had no seminary training. Potter was ordained deacon on July 15, 1827, priest on December 14, 1828, he served his several months diaconate at Trinity Church, Maine.” In 1828, Potter was elected professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Washington College, Connecticut). While there, Potter "took an active part in plans for the enlargement of the college and the erection of its new buildings." Potter was twice married. His first marriage was with whom he had six children. On June 8, 1847, Mrs. Potter, “who had been the loved helpmeet of her husband in every good work,” died.

She left five of them under twelve. In his loss, Potter perceived “the loving purposes of God.” He believed that his loss would add “earnestness and tenderness” to his “efforts to edify and console” his parishioners. Their children were as follows: Charles Henry Mary Jane Anna David T. Phoebe, Robert Minturn, William Bleecker. In 1852, Potter took a holiday in Scotland, during which he met Mary Atchison Pollock, a forty-two-year-old Scottish lady, they corresponded after his return to Albany. Pollock accepted his proposal in 1853; when she arrived in New York, Potter met her at the dock and escorted her to Trinity Church for their wedding. There were no children by this marriage. On February 27, 1833, Potter accepted the rectorship of St. Peter's Church, New York, he was instituted as rector on Saturday, May 11, 1833. In his first sermon, preached the next day, Potter said, “My brethren, I present myself before you today as your spiritual pastor–as your servant for Jesus' sake!... Give me my brethren, I entreat you, your sympathy, your hearty support, above all your fervent prayers.”Potter soon “gained the respect and regard of all his parishioners,” and “a high position” among the men of Albany.

In all the “charitable and philanthropic” enterprises, he served not only as a “judicious adviser,” but as a financial contributor. His ability was recognized by other clergy. Potter remained as rector of St. Peter's for twenty-one years until his election as provisional bishop of New York in 1854. During his tenure there, “he modernized the church both spiritually and physically.”The first act of modernizing the church physically was in 1834 by the purchase of a new organ. This was followed in 1835 by renovating the church building: repairing the floors and pews, painting the interior, a new pulpit, addition of a vestry room, new lamps. In 1847, a new Rectory was built. On June 1, 1835, the parish, having noticed Potter's impaired heath, the Vestry requested Potter to do whatever he thought best to restore his health. Following the Vestry's request, Potter spent the summer of 1835 abroad, principally in England. "He returned much refreshed."On November 7, 1837, in Alton, Illinois, a pro-slavery mob killed the abolitionist and newspaper publisher Elijah Parish Lovejoy.

In response, on November 26, 1837, Potter preached a sermon in which he defended a free press and opposed slavery. Regarding the latter, he said, “Let us not refuse to think sometimes of the poor slave, whose rights to the products of his own labour, to the care of his own happiness, to the direction of his own physical and moral energies are all invaded.... Let us not sit down contentedly with the thought, that this train of misery and guilt, this national blot, is to be perpetuated forever.”In 1837, Potter declined his election as president of Trinity College, Connecticut. In 1837, Potter declined his election as president of Washington College in Maryland. On April 25, 1841, Potter was invited to deliver a Discourse on the Death of William Henry Harrison to the New York State Legislature in St. Peter's Church, after the death of President William Henry Harrison, his theme was "Uprightness and Religious Character