Saturday, February 28, 2009

Bolivia's Morales' Socialistic Policies Hampering Development/Investment, Hurting Those Intended on Helping

Huge lithium deposits largely undeveloped, partly due to deterrents to investment, like large hold backs to government coffers

Perpetual War: Retired US General Claims US Should Continue to Occupy Afghanistan Through 2025!

Lt. Gen (Ret) Barno comments hold a lot of water in Congress

No More Free Ride: New York's Popular Newsday Web Site Looking to Start Charging for Use

Possible move will reverse trend from free advertiser supported local news sites

Investigation Reveals Massive Welfare Fraud in Upstate NY

Looters hid sources of income to get the 'free money' at taxpayers expense

Tea Party Protests Popping Up Nationwide in Response to Massive Democratic Spending Plans

Protesters afraid of the long term costs of spending, and the excessive burden it will place on future generations

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Paranoid Italian Officials Banning 'Foreign' Foods, like Kebobs and Curry to "Save" 'Italian Cuisine' and Culture

Ban in place, even though many 'Italian' Foods came from other places, like tomatoes and pasta

President Obama Plans to Continue Destructive Deficit Spending Through 2013

In 2009, the federal deficit will be larger as a share of the economy than at any time since World War II.

Hawaii Moves Closer to Allowing Civil Unions

Catholic, other Religious Groups Strongly Opposing Improved Rights for same Sex Couples

Public Revolting Against Onerous Red Light Cameras

Some even getting pulled over for not making a full and complete stop for right on red, leading to public outcry against the revenue generators

Sec of State Hillary Clinton wants China to continue financing Washington's spending spree

Hillary claims US and Chinese economies 'interconnected' and wants China to prop up US Economy by buying US Debt, so the US can buy more Chinese goods.

German Govt to Beg US Taxpayers to Bail Out GM's Failing European Opel Division

German govt wants US to save European jobs

Florida Governor Crist (R) Supporting Massive Democratic Deficit 'Stimulus' Plan

FL Gov bucking party line, and backing massive spending plan that will help FL in the short run, but cost way more down the road

Interview : Congresman Ron Paul (R-TX) Offers New Ideas

Ideas presented on fiscal constraint, troops abroad and drug policy

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Heroic Postman Who Helped Save a Woman's Life to be Fired for Truck Sliding into a Mailbox

Community Outcry at Post Office to Rehire Hero

Boys in MA Face Child Pornography Charges and Sex Offender Status for Sending Nude Video Texts

Survey estimates 20% of teens sending nude texts, potentially setting themselves up against severe child pornography laws, and sex offender status

SC Phelps Pot Party Witch Hunt Continues- Those Involved Facing up to 30 Days Incarceration

Sheriff possibly looking to make case against Phelps
UPDATE : Phelps will not be subjected to the witch hunt

NYC Madam : Bankers and CEO's Often Used Company Credit Cards for $2,000/hr Hookers

"I was writing up monthly bills for computer consulting, construction expenses, all of these things, I was invoicing them monthly so they could get it by their accountants," Davis said.

America's Failed, Expensive and Interventionist War on Drugs Angering Latin America

Despite billions spent, level of drugs coming in remains the same, and violence continues in Latin America

Government Mandated Ethanol Programs Largely a Failure

Analyst : "Congress passed something that was economically, logistically and scientifically implausible."