Conseco promised the moon
, strung paying seniors along and invested every premium dollar they got.
Batt's party promised the moon
and the stars and they had the money to buy them, but sadly didn't because that did not suit their friends in the construction sector who wanted to make a killing from residential property.
It was the same across the West Midlands where traditionally managed businesses, especially in engineering, felt compelled to join the revolution and invest in ventures which promised the moon
and stars but seldom possessed enough business sense to lift it off the ground.
Most districts have been burned not just once but several times by special education software packages that promised the moon
but ultimately didn't deliver, confirms Sam Dempsey, division director exceptional children programs, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Schools.