‘There are no tanning beds,’ he said. ‘There’s no spray thing. Never, not once.’ “As for one of the past year’s bigger political stories, the partial shutdown of the federal government last fall, Boehner called it a “very predictable disaster.”The speaker said he went along with the demands of many fellow Republicans in the House who thought a shutdown might bring Obama to the negotiating table for talks about the president’s health care law despite his (Boehner’s) doubts about the wisdom of the strategy.”When I looked up, I saw my colleagues going this way.
Mayor Binay was appointed by the then Filipino President Corazon Aquino as officer in charge of the then Municipality of Makati in 1986. He was the first local official to be appointed after the 1986 EDSA Revolution ended the Marcos dictatorship. He has been re elected several times by his constituents, and continues to introduce innovations in local government in the Philippines..
Barbie In the early 1950s, Barbie creator Ruth Handler saw that her young daughter played with “adult” paper dolls; putting them in “grown up” situations like, for example, getting ready for a school dance. Several years later, Ruth was traveling in Europe when she found a German doll with an adult’s body called Bild Lilli. Handler brought the doll home to Mattel (the toy company was co owned by her husband), created a prototype and called it Barbie, after their daughter Barbara..
The comedian, who has cerebral palsy, says she’s “angry at how disabled people are portrayed by the media”.”Disabled people used to be either the good person or the real evil villain.”When I talk about these flawed characters, yes I want to play those characters.”I want to play a wife who cheats on her husband, or just a normal person who isn’t an angel, because I am far from an angel.”Image caption Adam Hills and Alex Brooker, two of the hosts of The Last LegRosie says that working on The Last Leg allows her to be candid about her disability.”Obviously you’ve got Adam Hills and Alex Brooker, who are disabled, so when you’ve got them two and me, it can get quite dark about disability.”When you get a lot of disabled people in a room, anything can be said.”I feel that because I’m disabled, I can say a lot more things than able people perhaps couldn’t get away with. I try to be disabled but cheeky.”Rosie says she started in television in 2011 and feels like we’re in a much better position now.”I believe we’re going in the right direction, but it’s just a bit slow,” she says.”I started TV on a disability scheme [with Channel 4], which was amazing.As well as The Last Leg, she has written for shows such as 8 Out of 10 Cats and also appears on Countdown and Harry Hill’s Alien Fun Capsule.”I think that the way forward now is more schemes and much more disabled people on TV: in sitcoms, in soaps. A disabled person reading the news would be the dream,” she says.However, she thinks that there is still a long way to go.