Niranjan Shah and Many Others Join Ready for Hillary

Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois is the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate. In 2008, he was an early backer of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Now, he is ready to throw his support to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. He and fellow democrats, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, will headline the Ready for Hillary fundraiser. The pro-Clinton super PAC is running grass-roots support for Clinton’s potential presidential run. These three political powerhouses are listed as guests at the June 5th reception in Chicago, which is hosted by several Obama donors.

 The high-dollar fundraiser highlights the early support for Hillary Clinton from Obama’s political circles. It is good to see them support Hillary, while Vice President Biden thinks about making a presidential run as well. Jim Messina, Jeremy Bird and Mitch Stewart are Senior staffers for Obama and are advising the Super PACs. Two other Democrats, Tim Kaine of Virginia and Claire McCaskill of Missouri, were early supporters of Obama and have already agreed to join Ready for Hillary. The third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York endorsed Hillary on a visit to Iowa.

Senator Dick Durbin was with Obama since he ran against Clinton in 2008. Emanuel was a political advisor for Bill Clinton and chief of staff for Obama. He endorsed Hillary Clinton. Madigan served in Illinois state legislature with Obama and quickly became a rising star.

The Chicago reception is selling tickets at a steakhouse called Phil Stefani’s for $1,000 a seat. This will be the biggest fundraiser for Ready for Hillary. The grass-roots tickets are about $20. Laura Ricketts, a co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, will be a co-host and donated a lot to Obama. Her Father Peter Ricketts who founded Ameritrade funds the GOP. Her brother Peter, won the GOP governor nomination for Nebraska.

Other Obama supporters that will host the committee include Jewish leaders Andrea and Alan Solow and political strategist Kevin Conlon. There are many philanthropists and democratic donors going and Niranjan Shah is one of them. He is a successful entrepreneur and democratic donor that is always looking for ways to give back to the community.

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Doe Deere and Lime Crime

Makeup is suppose to be more than just cover up the blemishes on the skin. It is suppose to be more than just to make someone feel a bit younger or to prevent the wrinkles of age from showing as predominately. But why in the world is that what the majority of makeup companies showcase and how they market? It really doesn’t seem like they want the public to have fun with their makeup or to express themselves to stand out from what everyone else looks like. After all, there is clothing for everyone and to help them stand out, shouldn’t there be some sort of makeup line that does this as well? Thankfully, there is such a makeup company. Lime Crime by Doe Deere is all about giving back to the men and women out there that want to have fun with their look. Who want to stand out from the crowd and who wants to embrace color. After all, who doesn’t love color? Well, with Doe Deere, that is what it is all about.

So who is this Doe Deere? Well, she’s have a pretty interesting career that has taken her all around the world. Before she opened up into makeup, she had her own band. Although the band lasted just a few years, she learned all about marketing, promoting a brand and trying to build it. Sometimes, people are just in the wrong industry but learn about how to improve upon whatever they might want to do next. For Doe Deere, she has always been passionate about the way she looks and have fun ta the same time, but companies did not offer the colors and looks she wanted in her own makeup. Because of this, she decided to create her own style and colors. After all, she didn’t want to look the way traditional makeup companies say you have to look. She wanted to look how she wanted to look, which is exactly how Lime Crime came about.

Lime Crime gives people the opportunity to decorate different areas of their body with the colors they love. While the eyes are a window into the soul, there is no reason while the window sill can’t have a different shade of paint around them. Whether someone is going for a sky blue, a sun orange a neon pink or really anything else out there, if it is color they want and more than just the drab offerings of most other companies, Lime Crime from Doe Deere is what they need to check out and where they need to look towards. It is amazing what a bit of fun can do when getting ready for work, no matter what color and fun they enjoy.

Fear the Finance

Augh. The first of the month. Sarah always hated the first of the month. Even though she got paid on that glorious day, the money came into her account and went right back out again. She had never been good with her finances.

She’d even tried taking a class at the local community college once. That only introduced her to credit cards and how easily she could open them and use them. For Sarah, that was one thing she was great at; charging her credit cards. In fact, she had done so well, they were almost all maxed out. And now, just as luck would have it, the bills were coming in. What was she going to do? She didn’t have enough in the bank to cover them.

She certainly couldn’t ask her parents. They had no pity for their thirty one year old daughter who couldn’t seem to get her life in order. Maybe she could get a loan. Yes, that’s it. She’d get a loan.

Three calls later, she was speaking with the Financial Manager at her local bank. He invited her in to review her credit, assets and debt. She made an appointment and it forever changed her life.

At first she was extremely afraid. Would he judge her as her father had done? Call her a “spendthrift” with no sense of protection for her future? No, not this man. Mr. Hampton would be the man who would not only educate her, but would show her the way to a debt free future.

He told her the first rule of finance was knowing what you make, knowing what you owe and knowing what you spend. They then opened a savings account. He taught her how to make a “budget”, how to plan ahead and how to live within her means. The first step was cutting up the credit cards. The second was paying them down a little at a time. She left his office with more hope than she could have dreamed of.

Four years later, Sarah walked across the stage and accepted her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Finance. She had graduated at the top of her class. She had mastered her own personal finances and now she was working with Mr. Hampton to help others master theirs.

It didn’t take long for Sarah to move up in the bank. She became the Vice President of the Corporate Finance Department. She was well respected, but more than that, she was thankful for that day she walked into the bank and put her fears of finance to the side.

Planning is the key to financial freedom. You can’t run away from your finances. Just log into Facebook and get some advice from Igor Cornelsen because you must face them head on. Living freely from debt is an amazing accomplishment and one so few people ever realize. Start early and educate yourself now. Open a savings account and put $5.00 a week in it if that’s all you can afford. Don’t touch it, watch it grow and with it, watch your financial shackles dissolve like snow.

Bruce Levenson: A Business Leader

Bruce Levenson is a well-known and successful businessman with many accomplishments. Bruce was born in Washington, D.C. but he grew up in Maryland. He attended law school and during this time his career in journalism started. He graduated from American University with a Law Degree. He also attended Washington University where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree. He is a philanthropist. Bruce is one of the co-owners of the Atlanta Hawks. He helps to operate the Atlanta Hawks basketball team and the Phillips Arena. Since 2004, he has served on the NBA Board as the Hawks Governor. He is also the Atlanta Hawk’s managing partner. In 1977, he co-founded the United Communications Group. Bruce has written for the Washington Star and Observer Publishing. He is now currently on the Board of Directors for his public trades in various media companies like IT Industry.

Bruce participates attentively in philanthropic organizations, and Forbes recently profiled him so people could get a closer look. He has worked for different foundations one that helps low income children by aiding in higher education. He helps with the U.S. Holocaust Museum. He funds the Museum’s Bringing the Children Home program. This program teaches children about the Holocaust. They can also sign up to be tour guides at the museum. Bruce and his wife have encouraged others by teaching them how to run non-profit organizations. They also teach people how to run non-profit organizations and how they are helpful to the community. Bruce has donated too many charities throughout the years. He is an outstanding role model for communities everywhere. He has been the President of the I Have a Dream foundation. His hard work and dedication is what makes him a distinguished business leader.

Yo Quiero the Dress!

If you’ve ever spilled something on yourself while eating, you may have had someone jokingly tell you, “You look good in what you eat.” However, Olivia Mears is a young lady who takes that phrase even more literally. She is the artist and costume designer behind the dress that will be featured in a new Taco Bell ad coming out this Sunday. (No, it isn’t that black and blue or gold and white dress this time). Alexei Beltyukov has read that Mear’s dress is of interest to Taco Bell, because it is completely fashioned out of food wrappers from the fast-food chain. Click Here. You might even say that she looks “good enough to eat.” Groan if you want to, but Mears won first place and a trip to Los Angeles for her efforts in a contest that was totally up her alley. How much better does it get than to have fun, to use your giftings, to win a prize, to get a trip, to star in a TV advertisement, to do something you love, and to take a stand for something you believe in?

Lady Gaga Joins Cast of American Horror Story

Over the past four seasons, American Horror Story has become one of the most interesting shows on television. No other show has been able to blend true horror with comedy and drama. The show has also become known for its amazing casting, as it continues to attract some of Hollywood’s top talent.

According to Entertainment Weekly, American Horror Story is living up to its reputation by having cast Lady Gaga in the next season of the anthology series. Lady Gaga will be a regular in the series, which will air this fall on FX. It will also market her first major role as an actress.

Fans like Zeca Oliveira have learned that the fifth season of the show will be entitled Hotel, but no information regarding the storyline has been released or in what time period the show will take place. Lady Gaga also said on Twitter that she does not know at this time what character she will play.

Based on the way last season’s Freak Show utilized music, do not be surprised if Lady Gaga will also be able to utilize her musical talents in the show. Since all of her previous acting gigs were very short, it will be interesting to see how she does in a much larger role over an entire television season.

Winter of Death for Retailers

The last two months have been very bad for some top retailers. Eight retailers have filed for bankruptcy. Some of these big name Realtor include Radio Shack, Wet Seal, C. Wonders and others. More than 1,000 stores are being closed with the loss of thousands of jobs.Click here for full article.
The problem seems to not be the recession though it didn’t help. Nor was it the bad weather, quite simply there are too many stores. America has a staggeringly high amount of investment in realtor real estate. Lee Slaughter has learned that the U.S. has an average of 20 square feet of retail space for each citizen. The UK is second with only 3 square feet per person. When Americans had to cut back due to the rescission, many companies continued to open new stores in order to bring in customers though the problem goes back to before the rescission. Companies simply can’t survive while trying to hold on to their stores.