Is America’s social system going to pot? In a book famously on the nightstand of Bill Clinton, social scientist Robert Putnam argued so. One of the assertions he made in his turn-of-the-millenium book Bowling Alone was that we aren’t spending social evenings with others like
There is no record at all of any top Obama Administration official using the phrase “culling the herd”. Barack Obama hasn’t ever talked about “culling the herd”. Neither has Vice President Joe Biden. Nor have John Kerry or Charles Hagel, the secretaries of State and Defense.
Corporate insiders who buy the Barrasso Season Pass will be granted access to the senator and members of his staff at every fundraising event held this year – so that they’ll be able to practice influence over the legislative process consistently, over a prolonged period.