Archive for: October 17, 2007

October 17, 2007

Paulson’s Balancing Act: Step In, but Stand Back

When Henry Paulson was named Treasury Secretary last year, the former head of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. was seen as an ally of Wall Street, someone who could navigate a financial crisis. Now, with Treasury brokering a $100 billion …

How Housing Turmoil Could Hurt Republicans in ’08

Filed under: Politics In General - 17 Oct 2007

The housing crunch is most severe in some of the most hotly contested political battleground states, a trend that could spell trouble for Republicans next year. Six of the 10 states with the highest foreclosure rates in the country …

Security Vulnerabilities at Unmanned and Unmonitored US Border Locations

Filed under: American National Security,Immigration - 17 Oct 2007

Although Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has taken steps to secure the 170 ports of entry on the northern and southern US borders, Congress is concerned that unmanned and unmonitored areas between these ports of entry may be vulnerable. In …

Harry Reid’s Rush Limbaugh Vendetta Fails

In another attempt at censorship Harry Reid and 41 United States Senators used their official positions to invalidate the first amendment and have a private citizen silenced. The first seven articles of the constitution determine how congress, the president and …

A Politically Incorrect Press Release About Ted Kennedy’s Medical Condition

Filed under: Potpourri - 17 Oct 2007

Doctors and nurses at Massachusetts General Hospital released a meaningless press release late Friday afternoon designed to cover-up the antics and reckless behavior of Senator Ted Kennedy while at that institution. The verbatim press release text released by the …

Gitmo at Home: DV Courts in America

Filed under: Courts, The Law & The Judiciary,Potpourri - 17 Oct 2007

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is a very real and significant problem in America. This month would be a good time to address the attempt of state governments to combat domestic violence through the issuance of …

Cutting Mr. Carter

Jimmy Carter is a former President of the United States of America. No matter how regretful that may be, it is a fact. Once again it is CNN and the AP that provides the soapbox for this democrat ex-president …