Corporate ownership of the Republican Party. President Obama has come out swinging against the Koch brothers, referring to AFP in an August speech as part of “a corporate takeover of our democracy.” The Kochs are no fans of Obama’s either, and they’re already strategizing beyond this election. Charles Koch recently sent a letter inviting potential donors to a four-day retreat in Palm Springs in January. He cited the attendees from his last meeting, which reads like a Who’s Who of Forbes 400…
Marble Agape - This simple marble has no beginning and no end. That represents the unending love of God. Put it in your pocket or purse and when you feel all alone or are having a tough time, get the marble out and hold it. It will remind you that God loves you and He is with you always! I picked the marbles up at hobby lobby. Sorry about the white spot on the photo, I just covered up our youth group name.
Lasvit has created an artistic glass sculpture called "Dancing Leaves" Evoking a gust of wind, gradually spiraling upwards, created by entering the hotel lobby. A breathtaking sight of magically flying leaves from sycamore trees eventually falling into the pond in the main lobby. Their weightlessness in the air gives us a mingled feeling of harmony & balance. “Dancing Leaves” is made of 800 hand-blown glass abstract sycamore leaves: some clear & some with silver leaves on the inside.
The 6 story lobby of the Detroit Fox Theater. It is unique in having a lobby organ in addition to the Wurlitzer in the auditorium. There were only 4 theatres in the world like ths, and the Fox's is the only one still in it's original spot. This lobby has to be grand and opulent to prepare patrons for the even grander lofty 10 story auditorium.