Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bush Explains his Reaction to 9/11 Events

I was surprised to find this link about Bush trying to explain his reaction to news that a plane had struck the World Trade Center while he was visiting a Florida school classroom.  Here’s the link: http://yhoo.it/qja3Nc What I find interesting … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Government Break the Trade Unions

Break the unions and you break the middle class.  The British government was making plans to undermine the Miners Union during the 1985 strike even before the strike ended.  Read it here: http://bit.ly/pwv2NC Another article claims that Margaret Thatcher didn’t break … Continue reading

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Wrong Thinking Republicans

President Barack Obama is criticized for increasing the National Debt and he certainly bears some responsibility for the deficits during his term in office.  However, take a look at the data and you’ll see that the policies of the George … Continue reading

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Should David Cameron Resign?

Here’s a link to a short article from The Economist.  http://econ.st/qXZd6s How well can he distance himself from his former media advisor from 2007 to 2011 Andy Coulson?  It sure looks like News International had lots of access to the … Continue reading

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High Protein Diet Contributes to Osteoporosis

I was listening to a podcast the other day, when I heard the person being interviewed say, “it’s been well documented that eating a high protein diet contributes to osteoporosis.”  I almost fell out of my chair because I had … Continue reading

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Let the EPA Do It’s Job

This article from Grist says it all.  Check it out and the included links: http://bit.ly/pOTXgH The EPA promulgates and enforces regulations based on laws passed by the U.S. Congress – you know the people we elected to represent us.  We should … Continue reading

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A Shot Across the Bow

The decision to release oil from the strategic petroleum reserve is a shot across the bow of OPEC.  Remember the first shot is a warning, the next?  Well your guess is a good as mine.  I think it’s clear that … Continue reading

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A Jobless Recovery

U.S. unemployment stands at 9.2%.  U.S. corporate profits – Up, way up!  Why?  US corporations are sitting on a mountain of cash.  They are not expanding in the U.S.A.; but are expanding overseas.  And as I indicated in an earlier … Continue reading

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Italians Say “No” to Water Privatization

In a voter referendum over the weekend of June 12-13, Italians voted to overturn laws attempting to favor water privatization in their country.  Well done – mi Amici.  http://bit.ly/nHX6D7

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No More Quantitative Easing

On Wednesday, July 13, the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, signaled that the US economy was still weak and that more financial stimulus may be necessary.  http://natpo.st/pBPAzN This means they are considered another round of quantitative easy, i.e. QE-3.  Has … Continue reading

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