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We can vote in the UN against South African apartheid or Portuguese rule in Angola, but we cannot even introduce a motion on the Berlin Wall -- much less, give the simple order to push the Wall down.
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We have staved off a war and, since our behavior has involved all these elements, we can only keep adding to our ritual without daring to abandon any part of it, since we have not the slightest notion which parts are effective.
We assume for this illustration that the size of the land plots is so great that the distance between dwellings is greater than the voice can carry and that most of the communication is between nearest neighbors only, as shown in Figure 2.
We hear equally fervent concern over the belief that we have not enough generalists who can see the over-all picture and combine our national skills and knowledge for useful purposes.
We can also argue that the three brothers Karamazov and Smerdyakov were the external representatives of an internal conflict within one man, Dostoevsky, a conflict having to do with father-murder and the wish to possess the father's woman.
We feel uncomfortable at being bossed by a corporation or a union or a television set, but until we have some knowledge about these phenomena and what they are doing to us, we can hardly learn to control them.
We must avoid the notion, suggested to some people by examples such as those just mentioned, that ideas are `` units '' in some way comparable to coins or counters that can be passed intact from one group of people to another or even, for that matter, from one individual to another.
We can be virtuous only if we control our lower natures, the passions in this case, and strengthen our rational side ; ;
We can force Britain and France out of the Suez, but we cannot so much as try to force the Russian tanks back from Budapest.
We can no longer rely on interdepartmental machinery `` somewhere upstairs '' to resolve differences between this and other departments.
We have developed an ingenious method of interlocking these so that you can make the major part of your house in your own workshop, panel by panel, according to plan.
We gently usher them to an island of tables and chairs strategically placed on the far side of the pool where they can amuse each other until we get ready to merge sides.
We found that three men -- two carpenters and a helper -- can put up wall panels or trusses more economically than four men -- because four men don't make two teams ; ;
We and vote
We can run the algorithm a constant number of times and take a majority vote to achieve any desired probability of correctness less than 1, using the Chernoff bound.
Naivalu responded by saying that his vote was nothing new: " We always support Taiwan to get observer status every year ," he said.
" In addition, the group Presbyterians for Middle East Peace has issued a statement against the divestment vote as well, saying, " We are not surprised by the MRTI recommendation because there is a small group of activists within the PCUSA that has relentlessly sought to punish Israel.
As the pro-Willkie galleries repeatedly yelled " We Want Willkie ", the delegates on the convention floor began their vote.
After William Hague ruled out Britain joining the euro under a Conservative government, former cabinet minister Ian Gilmour said he would vote for the PECP, and four former Conservative MPs-Julian Critchley, Nicholas Scott, David Knox, Robert Hicks-and four former MEPs-Margaret Daly, Adam Fergusson, Madron Seligman and Anthony Simpson-wrote in a letter to The Times that " We would have wished that William Hague's party had put forward a manifesto more like that of the Pro Euro Conservative Party.
On 30 September at Glasgow, he said: " We wish that the franchise should pass but that before you make new voters you should determine the constitution in which they are to vote ".
We can put the constitution to the people's vote without difficulty, and carry out presidential and parliamentary elections.
An English translation of part of the Sovereignty Bill reads, " We, the people of Quebec, declare it our own will to be in full possession of all the powers of a state ; to levy all our taxes, to vote on all our laws, to sign all our treaties and to exercise the highest power of all, conceiving, and controlling, by ourselves, our fundamental law.
* 1883 – Political cartoon of Chester A. Arthur pictures the refined, well-dressed President, with the caption, " According to your cloth you've cut your coat, O Dude of all the White House residents ; We trust that will help you with the vote, When next we go nominating Presidents.
In 2008, Martin Bursík, leader of the Czech Green Party, said of the 2008 vote, " We are sitting here in front of the public somewhat muddied by backstage horse-trading, poorly concealed meetings with lobbyists and intrigue.
We had a tied vote and he was brought to the House in an ambulance having suffered a severe heart attack.
In response to this, Pelosi argued that the vote to restrict the use of the Matrícula Consular was " anti-Hispanic " and that " We in San Francisco know that the Matrícula Consular works ".
" In response to the impeachment vote, MoveOn launched a " We will remember " campaign, asking its members to sign a pledge that " we will work to defeat Members of Congress who voted for impeachment or removal.
" We are not confident any of the methods used today can guarantee legal voters will not be wrongfully denied the right to vote ", Lee told a group of Atlanta-area black lawmakers in March 2001.
Ramon Soliz, President of El Centro ’ s Board of Directors, said: “ We support the employees ’ right to vote if they want union representation ” ( NLRB, 1998 ).
We have a very democratic process which is that if 3 members vote one way, then it's going to happen, unless one member feels so strongly about it, then we all just concede and say that's cool.
He was the Together We Can Do More pact candidate for the 2005 Chilean presidential election, winning 5. 4 % of the vote.