Archive for: December 2, 2008

December 2, 2008

Obama’s New America Smells A Lot Like Clinton’s Old America

Filed under: Politics In General,The Democrats - 02 Dec 2008

And the question is, in how many directions can the Obama advisors steer the ship of state and manage to get it back on course? Obama seems to be picking his advisors one each from column’s A though Z. If …

Jewish Group Expresses Grief, Outrage Over Mumbai Terrorist Attacks

Filed under: War On Terror - 02 Dec 2008

As Indian forces for a third day continued to root out terrorists responsible for a wave of deadly attacks across Mumbai, the American Jewish Committee (AJC), which maintains an office in Mumbai and is in close contact with Indian government …

Red Flags from Mumbai–Will American Liberals Heed Warnings?

Filed under: War On Terror - 02 Dec 2008

When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assumed power in India in 2004, one of the first steps his administration implemented was to weaken the anti-terrorism laws on the books. Singh’s concern was that innocent Muslims were being victimized by government discrimination.

Investor Psychology Continues To Puzzle Me

Filed under: Economics - 02 Dec 2008

The following is an analogy. That’s clarification for those who take things literally. There are two ladies’ clothing stores on opposite sides of the same street corner. On Monday, one has a sign which says “5% off.” …

FBI Agents Set to Fly to Mumbai

Filed under: War On Terror - 02 Dec 2008

For more than six decades, the FBI has stationed agents and other personnel overseas to help protect Americans back home by building relationships with principal law enforcement, intelligence, and services around the globe and facilitating a prompt and continuous exchange …

Apocalypse, No: Farm freebies don’t foretell doom

Obviously, we’re headed into challenging economic times, but can things really be as bad as the Associated Press describes them? A November 23rd AP article about a Colorado farm was so bleak that it read like a Steinbeck novel, except …