Says Cap Is Repaired and Cutoff Test Can Proceed After a new setback because of a hydraulic leak, BP prepared
Thursday to pick up where it left off the day before: with a crucial
test that could stop the rush of oil from its well in the Gulf of Mexico
for the first time since the disaster began three months ago.
I admire Joselph E. Stiglitz, because he has a social conscience and
a sense of justice, the absence of which turns economists into monsters.
Despite his virtues and Nobel Prize, Stiglitz sometimes falls down as
bill favors interests of unions, activists The financial reform bill expected to clear
Congress this week is chock-full of provisions that have little to do
with the financial crisis but cater to the long-standing agendas of
labor unions and other Democratic interest groups.
Model For America: Purging The Internet of Dissent
When Senator Joe Lieberman attempted to justify draconian legislation
that would provide President Obama with a figurative kill switch to
shut down parts of the Internet, he cited the Chinese system of Internet
policing as model which America should move towards.
at Risk of Folding in on Itself: Deputy Doom
The global economy is at risk of folding in on itself unless policy
makers face up to the threat of inflation and exchange rate inflexibility,
according to Arun Motianey, director of fixed income strategy at Roubini
What Is America Doing all Over the World? In one of the most celebrated debate exchanges
of the 2008 presidential campaign, GOP contender Rep. Ron Paul pointed
out that Americans were hated because they were “over there”
in Islamic lands. In fact, there is virtually no country on earth
where American forces are not located. India:
ISI behind Mumbai attacks A
senior Indian official has accused Pakistani intelligence of orchestrating
the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Victim Charged with Attempted Murder for Shooting at Illegal-Immigrant
82-year-old Robert Wallace said in February that he looked out his
window and saw two men hooking his flatbed trailer up to their pickup.
He yelled at them to stop, but they sped away, stealing his trailer.
He told police he fired two shots at the pickup.
Climategate and the Big Green Lie
By way of preamble, let me remind you where I stand on climate change.
I think climate science points to a risk that the world needs to
take seriously. I think energy policy should be intelligently directed
towards mitigating this risk.