The Hammer of Debarment and Shield of Compliance

Humans developed shields to protect from weapons. By analogy, strong compliance may mitigate or protect from various enforcement tools in the arsenal of the US Government. Since at least the Civil War, the US Government has been utilizing criminal penalties, civil liabilities, and administrative and contractual remedies to deter and punish procurement misconduct. Recently, the…

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Fiberglass Chandeliers – Should You Get Them?

A chandelier is a ceiling-mounted lighting fixture with two or more arms bearing lights. Many modern lighting designs are often very ornate, and have dozens of lamps and complex arrays of glass shapes to illuminate the room in many intricate patterns. Chandeliers may structurally, be much heavier than other ceiling light fixtures. Some also may…

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How to Drill a Hole in Ceramic

There may be times when you need to drill a hole in the ceramic tiles for fixing pipes or fixing water supply lines or fixing any other handles for dropping clothes. There are different types of materials and finishes in ceramic tiles, so drilling hole in a ceramic tile is bit difficult and you have…

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How to Overcome Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

What is Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted and repeated thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions). OCD interferes with the person’s daily life, careers and relationships. OCD is ranked as the tenth most disabling illness by the World Health Organization (WHO), Because, OCD affects every part of a…

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A Quick Guide to Plastic Mailboxes

If you are in the market for a new mailbox, you may be having trouble deciding what kind to purchase. One type that has been gaining in popularity is that of plastic mailboxes. They are the most inexpensive version of all of the mailboxes. They often cost less that $ 50 (not including the cost…

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