Archive for: November 30, 2008

November 30, 2008

Governor Sarah Palin, Still a Superstar!

Filed under: In The News - 30 Nov 2008

According to this story, Governor Sarah Palin’s star has not lost any of its twinkle. In fact, she is being inundated with offers for books, movie cameos, and talk show appearances.

Global Theft Costs Retailers and Consumers US$104 Billion Annually

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 30 Nov 2008

The level of global retail theft reached $104.5 billion in the past year, leading to increased costs for both retailers and consumers alike. The second annual Global Retail Theft Barometer found that while global retail shrinkage as a percentage of …

Imported Products Recalled Six to One over USA Made

Filed under: In The News - 30 Nov 2008

Since January 2008 until November 25th has tracked the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls and discovered that a large percentage have been imports.

Sex in Handicapped Bathroom Trumps College Football Game

Filed under: Potpourri - 30 Nov 2008

Lois Feldman, a married mother of three, is unlikely to be in much of a festive spirit this Thanksgiving, given her experiences over the past week.

Terrorism in India: Law Enforcement Agencies Lack Directives to Aid Foreign Nations

Filed under: War On Terror - 30 Nov 2008

Gangs of heavily armed gunmen stormed several Indian hotels, a popular tourist attraction and a crowded train station in at least seven attacks in India’s financial capital. The suspects killed at least 78 people and wounded another 200, according to …

Newman in the Lion’s Den

Last week, we at St. Mary’s Church in Greenville, South Carolina, found ourselves in the midst of a perfect media storm. The Sunday after the election, Rev. Jay Scott Newman, the parish rector (I serve as a weekend assistant), published …

America Will Suffer Under The Obama Administration

The rude awakening is already beginning among those Obama supporters who expected any real “change” from this candidate. Other than his ability to fool some with smooth talk, the political renewal into which they were inspired to invest so much …