Category Archives: News and politics

ATM Fee Increases

I watched a 2011 April’s Fool Day ABC news story dealing with increases in ATM fees.  It reported that the banks need to make up for the impact of new banking law restrictions.  The media accepted what the banks are telling … Continue reading

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Response from Sen. Warner on my concerns about China

Following is a response  from Senator John Warner (R-VA) to my argument that we shouldn’t back down from a trade war with China:               Thank you for contacting me to share your concerns over U.S.-China relations. I appreciate your … Continue reading

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Stop Importing Hazardous and Adulterated Products

Wash. Post, July 15, 2007: "In Role Reversal, China Blocks Some U.S. Meat"   If China wants to play hard ball with us shouldn’t our government say "bring it on"? What would happen if we banned all Chinese imports?    … Continue reading

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Is the public’s view of the Iraq War out of synch?

The majority of the public and many candidates for President are demanding that the U.S. pull out of Iraq ASAP. Troops are dying for a war based on lies.  What about the war on Jihadists can really use dispassionate informed … Continue reading

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What happened to Presidential “Favorite Sons”?

There was a time when there was such a thing as "favorite son" candidates. They were politicians who had no chance of winning nation wide but did have a reasonable chance of capturing the convention votes of their own states.  … Continue reading

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Hill Panel Initiates Contempt Charges Against Miers

The July 13, 2007, edition of the Washington Post reported, "A court battle over President Bush’s broad but largely untested claims of executive privilege grew more likely yesterday when a House panel took the first step toward bringing contempt charges … Continue reading

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Navy Takeover of US Military

I don’t see it as a problem, just a curiosity, but in reading the June 9, 2007 Washington Post article, Joint Chiefs Chair Will Bow Out, I noticed that Naval officers are in most of the top Defense Department military … Continue reading

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