In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
In the spring of 1994 I decided not to seek reelection to the Senate. I had made the decision 12 years earlier, Christmas Day of 1982, just after I had been first elected to a full term, that I would do the best I could for a limited time.
Christmas is never over,unless you want it to be... Christmas is a state of mind.- Lauren Myracle
Christmas: the one time of year when you can’t avoid the nuts in your family muesli.- Charles Stross
Christmas works like glue, it keeps us all sticking together.- Rosie Thomas
I hate feeling full, so Christmas is about the only time I really stuff myself.- Rupert Penry-Jones
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|Birth:||20th August, 1933|
|Profession:||Businessman, Lawyer, Politician|
George J. Mitchell, Jr. was born in Waterville, Maine, USA. He is an American lawyer, businessman, and politician. A Democrat, Mitchell served as a United States Senator from Maine from 1980 to 1995 and as Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995. He has taken a leading role in negotiations for peace in Northern Ireland and the Middle East, being specifically appointed United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland by President Clinton and as United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace by President Barack Obama. He served as chairman of The Walt Disney Company from March 2004 until January 2007, and later as chairman of the international law firm DLA Piper. He was the Chancellor of Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, from 1999 to 2009. He graduated in 1954. In 1961, he received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He has since received an honorary LL.D. from Bates College.
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