One particular appeal of John was his openness about his personal life, particularly his homosexuality and his longtime addiction to drugs and alcohol. He got sober in the 1990s, at which point he berated himself for not being more active during the AIDS epidemic so he started the Elton John AIDS Foundation. For both his activism and his music, Queen Elizabeth II knighted John in 1998..
Edit: I guess the point of all this is that we need some serious fucking changes to the way campaign donations are made in this country. I am sure you are all aware of that. I can really imagine a situation where someone (or a corporation since those are people too.) donates thousands, and hundreds of thousands of dollars to our representatives and they don hold some kind of leverage over them.
Retailers are well aware of how important free shipping is to shoppers, and the e commerce scene is rife with ways to avoid paying for delivery. Shoppers should be on guard to make sure they actually getting free shipping, however. It common for e retailers to highlight free shipping deals on web pages, but then, at checkout, default to an expedited shipping option that is most certainly not free (ahem, Amazon).
We always like to visit Niketown every few months, just to see what the hordes of tourists are up to. Naturally, the hordes are a little thin these days (that the hordes, not those who make them up, unfortunately). Niketown, however continues to look spiffy, thanks to a consistent progam of keeping the store interior up to date.
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