Archive | February, 2009

Bank Nationalization Gains Ground in the US

Posted on 17 February 2009

Mr Obama made it clear last week that he favoured this model over the piecemeal approach taken in Japan, which many would argue is the direction US public policy appears to be heading.

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Dow Tanks after Obama Signs in New Bill

Posted on 17 February 2009

Stocks slid within striking distance of the November bear-market low on Tuesday, as grim manufacturing data signaled the recession is worsening and warnings on risks facing European banks underscored the continuing toll of the financial crisis.

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Barak Out, Olmert In – Regarding Gaza Peace Process

Posted on 17 February 2009

Olmert makes it clear that the defense minister had erred in leaving Shalit out of the Cairo talks and acted on his own without the prime minister’s authority.

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New Breed of Suicide Bombers Coming to America

Posted on 17 February 2009

The “presidential determination” which allows hundreds of thousands of Palestinians with ties to Hamas to resettle in the United States was signed on January 27 and appeared in the Federal Register on February 4.

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UPDATE: Failed Kansas Governor Suspends Income Tax Refunds

Posted on 16 February 2009

Kansas doesn’t have enough money in its main bank account to pay its bills, prompting the failed Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to suggest transferring $225 million from other accounts throughout state government.

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Obama’s change is going to change the world with more change… or is that a double-negative?

Posted on 10 February 2009

President Barack Obama promised the voters change but has started his Cabinet selection process by naming several Washington insiders to top posts.

Obama’s Exceptions to Promises

Posted on 03 February 2009

Barack Obama promised a “clean break from business as usual” in Washington. It hasn’t quite worked out that way.

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