Month: November 2006

Memo Casts Cloud Over al-Maliki

A classified memo by Stephen Hadley, President Bush’s national security adviser, suggests that Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamel al-Maliki may have suspect motives, or worse, may be an ignorant tool of America’s enemies. Our response will undoubtedly be to throw more money and lives into an attempt at stabilizing the burgeoning civil conflict, and this […]

Governor To Privatize Benefits

Gov. Mitch Daniels will hold a press conference in his office at the Statehouse at 11 a.m. in order to announce his plans for privatization of the state’s benefits program, including eligibility for Medicaid, food stamps, and welfare. The contract is said to be worth $1 billion over 10 years. For months, the only negotiation […]

Head-Hunting For Talent

It’s a war. No, not Iraq, a war between American cities to attract 25-34 year-old professionals to their town. Within 6 years, more than two workers will be leaving the workforce for every one coming in, and this college-educated demographic will be counted on to spark the future of the economy. What draws these people […]

US Press Freedom Plunges

The U.S. has fallen 36 places in the Index of Press Freedom by Reporters since it was first published by Reporters Without Borders in 2002. It has fallen 9 places since last year. Bloggers are particularly vulnerable to governmental attack because they are not paid members of the MSM, but all U.S. reporters are at […]

American Corporate Ingenuity

A Japanese company (Toyota) and an American company (General Motors) decided to have a 5 mile canoe race on the Mississippi River. Both Teams practiced long and hard to reach their peak performance before the race. On the big day, the Japanese team won by a mile. The Americans, very discouraged and depressed, decided to […]

“Powderfinger”

Look out, Mama, there’s a white boat comin’ up the river With a big red beacon, and a flag, and a man on the rail I think you’d better call John, ‘Cause it don’t look like they’re here to deliver the mail And it’s less than a mile away I hope they didn’t come to […]

Duck And Cover

Every Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles license branch is to receive what is being called an “emergency kit.” Each kit contains glow sticks, a plastic whistle for the manager, and one particle mask per employee. Without any doubt this is one of the most appropriate expenditures of BMV funds in recent years. Because you never […]

Reno Criticizes Indefinite Confinement

Former attorney general Janet Reno, along with seven other former Justice Department officials, have filed a brief protesting the Bush administration’s policy of holding persons suspected of terrorist activities on U.S. soil for an indeterminate period of time. “The government is essentially asserting the right to hold putative enemy combatants arrested in the United States […]

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