"Robie Marcus Hooker "Mark" Palmer" was a United States diplomat, who served as United States Ambassador to Hungary (1986–90). He was a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy and the Committee on the Present Danger, Vice Chairman of Freedom House and the Council for a Community of Democracies. He was also the co-founder of the National Endowment for Democracy.

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A company that would emerge from this bankruptcy would probably be centered around these core energy assets, and we've always talked about putting them on the auction block. If all of them sell, we would be looking at winding down the rest of the estate to maximize the amount of value for the creditors.

We 're pleased to have reached a tentative agreement so we may be able to pay additional severance benefits to our former employees.

The educational value of sharks in captivity is overrated.

Taiwanese should not feel depressed at the tumultuous situation in the pursuit of democracy, for Taiwan has actually achieved the highest level of freedom.

People out there killing dolphins can actually label [their tuna] as dolphin-safe.

Prayers are being answered.

The officers can act as a liaison between the schools and other police officers, ... We look forward to this and think it will be a successful program.

We have no knowledge about the documents in possession of ABC News, nor the significance of those documents, but we do know what we have repeatedly told our employees since October 25 -- and that is in no uncertain terms that they are to preserve all documents and materials.

Settlement is almost always preferable to litigation.