“Our prices are completely competitive, especially when you factor in the quality control and speed to market. American Apparel could start working on uniforms today and have them in London within 7 days. That’s what vertical integration is about.”—An American Apparel spokesperson • Making the bold claim that the company could redo the U.S. Olympic apparel with American-made goods and have them ready in time for the Olympics.
A senior Russian official says that Moscow will not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down.
Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, deputy chief of the Russian military and technical cooperation agency, told Russian news agencies on the sidelines of the Farnborough airshow south-west of London that Russia will continue, however, with previously agreed exports.
He said that so far Russia has been providing Syria’s army with spare parts and assistance in repairs of the weapons supplied earlier.
To give yourself an idea of what the heavy weaponry in Syria looks like, watch this video. In related news, a Syrian opposition group now says the death toll in the region has reached 17,000 — up from an earlier count of 14,000.’
Oh, you won’t give them any more tanks and stuff? Ok, great, thanks, problem solved.
PITTSBURGH – Members of the press corps at President Obama’s campaign event here will be served the cookies from an area bakery Mitt Romney famously dismissed by speculating they were from “the local 7-Eleven, bakery, or whatever” at a Pennsylvania campaign stop in April.
State House Speaker Bill O’Brien has been accused of being a bully, a tyrant and a dictator. Today he lived up to his reputation.
O’Brien today unceremoniously licked Rep. Kathleen Taylor off the committee that will oversee the state’s implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act. Taylor, the Joint Health Care Reform Oversight Committee’s lone Democrat, was given no reason for her dismissal.