Buckman direct cause of withdrawal, she held the evening of the 3 primaries in Iowa, the performance is very satisfactory. She received 6073 votes, only 5% of the vote, second lowest, just above the Iowa primaries to give up the Huntsman, which is expected before her, far.
Buckman, 55, 4, said at a press conference held, Iowa voters have to make a choice, she decided he “step aside.” She says, she in the presidential election campaign, there is no regret in the future, members will continue to do the work, continue to oppose U.S. President Barack Obama’s health plan.
Since emotional speech when she read, read many typos. Buckman’s husband and family, during the press conference, had been standing beside her. The presence of many Bachman supporters shed tears.
Buckman, in August last year, won the Iowa Tests of the Republican caucus held elections, but after her support for it plummeted. Most people, especially conservative voters, to her political views do not agree.
Buckman was born in Iowa, she claimed, is “Iowa’s women”, and officially announced his campaign for U.S. President Iowa. Before her, has spent a great force, to carry out all the rallies in Iowa, but in the end, still failed. Currently, it is reported, Buckman campaign funds, is also facing depleted.
She originally planned to end the primaries in Iowa, New Hampshire primaries to give up, he moved to South Carolina. But her assessment of the election, decided to immediately stop all running programs in South Carolina.
Buckman is facing federal House of Representatives election in November, if not actively change the strategy, Members of her position in Minnesota, there may not be preserved.
Another Republican presidential candidate, Texas Governor Rick Perry • 4 said, would “rapid assessment” campaign situation. Perry plans to temporarily return to Texas, to consider next steps.
1% of the rich world, the United States nearly half of the time :2012-01, among the world’s richest, the United States the largest proportion. The world’s richest 1%, the standard for the after-tax income of $ 34,000 per capita, of course, is to live under the same roof for everyone, should be considered on the inside, including children (that is, a family of four annual income of $ 136,000).
1% of rich world maps: each image, representing 100 million people, blue for the United States, yellow for Germany, as red as France, Italy, green, dark blue for the United Kingdom, Canada dark red, black South Korea, pink for the Japan, the dark green of Brazil. Gray, including Switzerland, Spain, Australia, the Netherlands.
CNN Finance Channel (CNNMoney) reported that, according to World Bank economist Milan Ivanovic (Branko Milanovic) new book, “rich and poor” (The Haves and the Have-Nots), about 60 million of these rich They were about half – 29 million – are living in the United States.
Another four million wealthy, living in Germany. The rest scattered in Europe, Latin America and several Asian countries. On statistically, there is no sufficient number of rich and powerful (100 million) live in Africa, China or India, even though they are the world’s most populous region.
These figures show a rapid growth of the middle class in the world. Chinese and Indian economies are growing rapidly, and their considerable portion of the population, are rich in economic growth. Milan Ivanovic, said, however, the emerging world are starting from very low base, so they are just emerging middle class.
Milan Ivanovic, said, “the American people receive food stamps, is defined as the middle class, appears to be wrong.”
Truly global middle class, well below the following criteria: they have a house, own car on the driveway, a retirement savings and to send their children to college. In fact, the world’s middle class – defined according to the median income – living expenses each year, only $ 1,225 (the number of Milan Ivanovic, but also around the world living expenses according to make adjustments).
The general figures, the poorest 5% of the U.S. population, financially, but also more than two-thirds of the world’s population.
Statistics released by the New York Times billing, billing results were as follows: Sangtuo Mu (24.5%), Romney (24.5%), Paul (21.3%), Gingrich (13.3%), Texas Governor Rick Perry votes 10.3% Minnesota Congresswoman Bachmann votes 5.0%, to abandon the campaign in Iowa, former U.S. ambassador to China Huntsman votes 0.6%.
2012 caucuses and primaries presidential election season’s first race, starting 3 days in Iowa, Iowa Republican caucus night, two hours after the vote, CNN reported that, as Eastern time at 2:30 on the 4th separate ticket is completed , and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to the sudden emergence of the first poll of Pennsylvania Senator Sang Tuomu battle to the last polling was a winner, Romney 15 votes to 30,000 zero (24.5%) of 3 Wan and seven votes (24.5%), edging Sangtuo Mu 8 votes.
Texas Congressman Paul, 21.4% of the votes followed two places later. House Speaker Newt Gingrich before Congress votes to 13.3%, ranked fourth.
Lee Hsien Loong’s pay cut is still four times the Obama salary, time :2012 -01-04, Singapore media reports: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the salaries of cabinet ministers, will be reduced by about 36%, in response to opposition questions on their high salaries. Even so, Lee will continue to be the world’s highest-paid leaders, salary reduction, still $ 1.7 million.
Singapore to attract top talent into the public sector, government officials and civil servants to pay high salaries. But the opposition said, state leaders pay too much.
Evaluation committee appointed last year, Lee Hsien Loong, said on its Web site, proposed by the Committee, Lee Hsien Loong’s salary, from the current more than 300 million ($ 2.3 million), cut to S $ 2.2 million ($ 1.7 million).
Australian Prime Minister Gillard’s salary, about 48 million Australian dollars ($ 498,200);
U.S. President Barack Obama’s annual salary of about $ 400,000.
The committee said the starting annual salary of cabinet ministers, will be lowered to S $ 1.1 million, 37% lower than before.
Singapore’s Channel NewsAsia (Channel NewsAsia) reported on its Web site, the Singapore Parliament, will be held January 16 to debate the proposal. Lee Hsien Loong has said the government will accept the offer.
Shows, Asian black greedy heart …
Sydney, Australia recently and one week weather forecast _
33 ~ 19 ℃
Cloudy to sunny
Breeze tomorrow (Friday)
33 ~ 23 ℃
Cloudy with light rain
Breeze day after tomorrow (Saturday
26 ~ 19 ℃
China Meteorological Administration, January 5, 2012 when 08 information published above are GMT
Shanghai Weather _ _ China recently and one week weather forecast cold weather
5 ~ 1 ℃
Cloudy to overcast
North wind 3-4 tomorrow (Friday)
7 ~ 4 ℃
Overcast to cloudy
Northeasterly 3-4 the day after tomorrow (Saturday)
8 ~ 4 ℃
Overcast light rain
China Meteorological Administration, January 5, 2012, when 08 released 7-Day Forecast