Journey in Life: 05/18/15

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Thời khắc luôn đúng

Sleeping beauty. Photo courtesy Paul Chiorean.

The time is always right to do what is right.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bài trước: Moving forward together

Moving forward together

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
~ Henry Ford

Mỉm cười với cuộc sống

Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
~ Bill Cosby

Quán ăn Hàn Quốc Myong Ga

President Dae Sook, Yoon

212/16 1st Sukhumvit Plaza soi 12 Sukhumvit Rd
Klongtoey Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Tel: 02-229-4658

Bài trước: Quán ăn Hàn Quốc Bibimbab

"Deficit hawk" nghĩa là gì?

This guy pissed off a few of the pro-Bush activists. Photo courtesy Travis.

'Deficit hawk' là từ lóng ám chỉ ai đó muốn chính quyền phải giữ mức ngân sách liên bang trong vòng kiểm soát, những người này thường yêu cầu cả hai biện pháp tăng thuế và giảm chi tiêu của chính phủ; người theo phái diều hâu chống thâm hụt.

Ví dụ
Deficit hawk lawmakers have found something they want to spend money on: medical research (nghiên cứu y tế).

She will be a generic deficit hawk but, until recently, she spent nearly five years ducking over $480,000 in debts owed to creditors from that 2010 Senate campaign (which she lost by double digits).

September 11, 2001, changed American life; it also transformed the federal budget. The projected surplus of early 2001 had been based on bullish forecasts for strong economic growth. The bursting of the tech bubble and subsequent recession significantly lowered those projections. The economic damage caused by the terrorist attacks drove them down even more. Then we faced the essential cost of securing the country and fighting the war on terror. In November 2001, Mitch Daniels, a fiscal hawk from Indiana who ably led my Office of Management and Budget (Cục Quản lý Hành chính và Ngân sách Hoa Kỳ), delivered the official report: The so-called surplus had vanished in ten months.

Phạm Hạnh

Không ai xứng đáng với những giọt nước mắt của bạn

Girl crying in stone, Irving park cemetery. Photo courtesy Amanda McCann.

Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
~ Unknown

... nhưng nếu có người xứng đáng, anh ta sẽ không làm bạn khóc.

Bài trước: Hãy làm nhiều hơn

Hãy làm nhiều hơn

Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. 
~ William Arthur Ward

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