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|Quotes for February 13......
Best Liberal Quote of the Day: On Crime "Crime is naught but misdirected energy." — Emma Goldman
Stupidest and/or Scariest Quote from the Right for the Day: On War Is Hell "New Bridge Strategies, LLC is a unique company that was created specifically with the aim of assisting clients to evaluate and take advantage of business opportunities in the Middle East following the conclusion of the U.S.-led war in Iraq. Its activities will seek to expedite the creation of free and fair markets and new economic growth in Iraq, consistent with the policies of the Bush Administration. The opportunities evolving in Iraq today are of such unprecedented nature and scope that no other existing firm has the necessary skills and experience to be effective both in Washington D.C. and on the ground in Iraq. It is for this reason that we have created New Bridge Strategies and brought together the knowledge of American business professionals with over 25 years of experience in Iraq and throughout the Middle East and the political experience of some of the most success government and political professionals in Washington, D.C., and London to a complete package of business services offering:
—Assistance to companies engaging the U.S. Government process to develop post war opportunities
—Identification of market opportunities and potential partners
—On-the-ground support in Iraq
—Legal, technical, cultural and potentially financial support for ventures
—New Bridge Strategies maintains a physical presence with staff on the ground in Beirut, Damascus, Geneva, Houston and Washington, D.C., and it has plans to expand into Iraq as soon as possible.
New Bridge Strategies principals have years of public policy experience, have held positions in the Reagan Administration and both Bush Administrations and are particularly well suited to working with international agencies in the Executive Branch, Department of Defense and the U.S. Agency for International Development, the American rebuilding apparatus and establishing early links to Congress. Also, because of their long history of work in the Middle East and Iraq, they possess Arabic-language skills and business expertise in fields such as: telecommunications; real estate; food and beverages; energy; oil and gas; manufacturing; high-technology and distribution.
In addition to this core mission, New Bridge Strategies also will be able to provide risk-management and financial services in Iraq through its affiliates Diligence, LLC a premier global risk-consulting, corporate intelligence, due diligence and investigative research company staffed by former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and other intelligence agency personnel which is based in Miami, London and Washington, D.C., and Milestone Merchant Partners, a merchant bank with offices in Washington, D.C., Miami, and New Jersey.
The events unfolding in Iraq and the rest of the Middle East following the fall of the Hussein regime are giving rise to unprecedented opportunities for government and private enterprise to partner in the massive undertaking of rebuilding Iraq. The U.S. Government in Washington, D.C., as well as the postwar government in Iraq will need to rely on the economic strength and willingness of large, international companies in neighboring countries to participate in the new Iraqi economy. New Bridge Strategies is providing the flexible and complete solutions as well as entrepreneurial ability necessary for companies seeking to open a path to these unique opportunities and engage in both long and short-term Iraqi business projects." — From the website of New Bridge Strategies, a firm headed by Joe M. Allbaugh, who was George W. Bush's campaign manager in 2000. The firm was founded in May 2003. newbridgestrategies.com.
Dumbest Thing Said for the Day: From the world of Sports "If anyone wants me, tell them I'm being embalmed." — Charles "Casey" Stengel, New York Yankees Hall of Fame Manager, was another master of obfuscation, Stengel is Hall of Shame member #7.
Liberal Quotes of the Day taken from The Best Liberal Quotes Ever: Why the Left Is Right Compiled by William P. Martin ©2004
Quotes from the Right of the Day taken from Take Them at Their Words: Startling, Amusing and Baffling Quotations from the GOP and Their Friends, 1994-2004 Compiled by Bruce J. Miller with Diana Maio ©2004
Dumbest Thing Said for the Day taken from 1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said Edited by Steven D. Price ©2004
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