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[20 Sep 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Laptops for Wounded Warriors: September 11th at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

On the eighth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attack on America, a band of patriots were on a special mission at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, in Washington, DC, with America’s wounded warriors. Their mission, the brainchild of 69-year old, decorated Vietnam veteran, George Samek, was to help the wounded warriors’ recovery by providing […]

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[1 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]

I could not resist posting this.

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[31 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

“The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 evolved from the bitter experience of the Depression, when American banking was in shambles. Left free to speculate in the 1920’s, banks naturally looked where profits seemed highest, and were inevitably drawn into risky propositions. When a few banks failed, depositors nationwide panicked. Runs on banks pushed this country over the brink of financial disaster.”

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[18 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

Is Weill using his Citigroup perks to rehabilitate his image from economy crasher to statesmanlike philanthropist to benefit his Weill Family foundation? Even more troubling—is there a conflict of interest?

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[18 Mar 2009 | One Comment | ]
Crime, Corruption and Incompetence at the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Part II

March 7 provides yet another example of crime at this agency, this time illustrated by one Roy Bailey, “a former top immigration official in Detroit whose “outrageous conduct” involved taking free meals, landscaping services and casino chips in return for official favors.”

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[22 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Coming Soon: Amnesty?

“And I believe we would be wise to reconsider the effectiveness and cost of a wall along our southern border, which has adversely affected the fragile environment and vibrant cross-border culture of an entire region. Such a wall stands as a symbol of fear and intolerance. This is not what America is about and we can do better.”

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[21 Jan 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Crime and Corruption at the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services

Tasked to protect national security by keeping terrorists out, the USCIS’s responsibilities include granting visas, residency, and citizenship to law abiding foreign-born workers while balancing economic needs, and honouring America’s tradition as a nation of immigrants. But the USCIS’s checkered history is stained with bribery indictments.

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[15 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]
The Immigration Bailout

There is another crisis on the verge of catching fire in America and the bailout has already begun.

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[19 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]
Obama’s Foreign Policy Diplomacy: “International Fuel Bank” a.k.a. Enriched Uranium Hand-Out

There are two Senator Barack Obama’s running for President. There’s the hawk and then there’s an ardent internationalist world-appeaser model.