Monday, October 27, 2008 18:37
Cooling: Record Low Temperatures Hit America Record low temperatures have hit dozens of areas
across America as a natural period of global cooling accelerates, leaving
man-made global warming advocates with egg on their face as the big
chill sets in.
kin to watch terror trial at Guantánamo, by lottery With the war court’s future uncertain,
the Pentagon has made plans to bring victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist
attacks — chosen by lottery — to watch a hearing of reputed
al Qaeda kingpin Khalid Sheik Mohammed’s death penalty trial.
Predicts "Revolution" If Banks Don't Lend Senator Christopher Dodd has shockingly predicted
that public anger at banks' refusal to disperse credit could lead to
a "revolution," while another analyst says government intervention
could mean banks are cut out of the loop entirely.
Defence Secretary backs EU Army The new Defence Secretary, John Hutton, has
backed the creation of a European fighting force, provoking anger from
some who claim it will stretch our Armed Forces further.
Obama reignites fears of socialism
A radio discussion in which Barack Obama lamented failures to bring
about ‘redistributive change’ as one of the ‘tragedies’
of history has reignited fears he will introduce socialist-style policies.
Major Papers Continue Circ Decline For those holding out for some improvement in
print circulation, this morning brings disappointment. The Audit Bureau
of Circulations released the latest figures for the six- month period
ending September 2008 and the report shows major drops in circulation
at the big metros.
on Polls: ‘I don’t agree’ with them Sen. John McCain refused to answer questions
from NBC’s Tom Brokaw on “Meet the Press” Sunday morning
about national polls that show the GOP candidate far behind his Democratic
opponent on every major issue but the war in Iraq.
Most people almost instinctually try their best to be responsible stewards
of this earth’s valuable natural resources. But the abrasive approach
and militant tactics of many who fill the ranks of the environmentally
conscious have led me to believe that the movement has gradually devolved
into a kind of Religion.