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Category: Current Events
(posted 16 days 15 hours ago.)
The Media’s White Wash Of The Winter Solider Conference - DrAbuelo(2,706) If one were to task the man or woman on the street if they knew that a Winter Soldier conference was held just a few months ago, chances are you would be met with a blank stare or asked what you were talking about. Former winter soldier John Kerry was asked if he was going to attend...

Category: Current Events
(posted 34 days ago.)
New Migration of Immigrants in Northern Virginia. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak The County Board of Prince William County in Northern Virginia is being made to look like fascists. They have decided to stem the tide of illegal aliens in their county and now the immigrants both legal and illegal are leaving for greener and friendlier pastures. The county was pressured into...

Category: Current Events
(posted 37 days 21 hours ago.)
Statistics Prove Recession is here - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak For the past several months we have heard politicians and pundits and so called financial experts say we; might be in a recession, could be headed for a recession or face the possibility of a recession. Well, I’m here to tell all you high priced, flagrantly inept experts that the recession is...

Category: Current Events
(posted 40 days 22 hours ago.)
Woes in American Economy has effect on Mexico - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak One would think that the American economy would be our problem and not another country’s but reports show that a downturn in our economy is causing severe financial distress in Mexico. Many Mexican families, who have relied on family members in the U.S. sending them some of their wages every...

Category: Current Events
(posted 44 days 22 hours ago.)
Politics and Donations Fuel IRS Program. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak In another incredible bit of pay for play, the IRS is finally getting heat for a tax collection program that actually loses the agency more money then it collects. The hearing, currently being conducted, is shedding light on a program where the IRS turns over small tax debts to private collection...

Category: Current Events
(posted 48 days 1 hour ago.)
HUD Secretary Departs Amidst Charges of Cronyism and Extravagance - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak Alphonso Jackson, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, couldn’t play the string out until his boss; President Bush was finished with his term. The man, who many claim was heavily responsible for the mortgage meltdown resigned as charges of his giving lucrative FHA housing contracts to...

Category: Current Events
(posted 51 days 22 hours ago.)
Federal Credit Cards Being Abused. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak In still another scathing report by the General Accounting Office it seems that giving Federal credit cards to Federal employees has turned into a perfect system to steal millions of dollars from taxpayers. What is even more disturbing is that no one in government seems interested in rectifying...

Category: Current Events
(posted 53 days 9 hours ago.)
Eminent Domain and Property Rights of the King - Robert Scott Bell(2,333) Robert Scott Bell ____________________________________________ Hollywood can use eminent domain on downtown property, court rules " Hotel and historic preservation is an acceptable reason for a government to take private property, the court said in a 3-0 ruling. " What has private property to...

Category: Current Events
(posted 54 days 18 hours ago.)
Airline Industry Gets Low Marks - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak The latest Airline Quality Rating study showed the worst statistics in the twenty years the study has been conducted for overall quality of airline service. A frequent flyer of course didn’t need anyone to do a survey to tell them that. Flying has become an exasperating experience to airline...

Category: Current Events
(posted 59 days 16 hours ago.)
The Power of the Press; a Good Deed or Terrorism. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak Last week I wrote about the plight of the Shank family. Debbie Shank is a 52- year-old former Wal-Mart employee who suffered severe and irreparable brain trauma after being in an automobile accident eight years ago. Although the Shank family ended up winning an insurance settlement that gave them...

Category: Current Events
(posted 65 days 22 hours ago.)
Wal-Mart Badly Damages Image for an Hour’s Profit. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak In another edition of corporate America showing they have no heart, soul or sense of shame, retailing giant Wal-Mart now has taken center stage. Debbie Shank, a fifty-two-year old former Wal-Mart employee and her husband Jim have had an unbelievably tragic set of circumstances happen to them...

Category: Current Events
(posted 68 days 23 hours ago.)
Exxon Creates High Prices at the Pump. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak Energy giant Exxon has just given its annual state of the company and it should do nothing but make American consumers furious. Exxon, the most profitable company in the history of capitalism has come out with a statement that their production will not expand over the next several years. The...

Category: Current Events
(posted 72 days 21 hours ago.)
Good Old Boys Network Prevents Accountability in Business. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak Good Old Boys Network Prevents Accountability in Business. A week ago, President Bush told America that it was important not to “overcorrect” the economy. That’s brought to you by a man who certainly knows how to under correct one. The President’s analogy was of a car that starts to lose...

Category: Current Events
(posted 75 days 23 hours ago.)
School Violence Demands Responsibility - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak In Chicago last week another young man was shot and killed on the streets after school. The 17-year-old African American was shot dead by a 15-year-old African American in what authorities are stating stemmed from a dispute over a hat. A Hat! And that is enough in this day and age to blatantly...

Category: Current Events
(posted 79 days 15 hours ago.)
Spitzer’s Hubris shows no Boundaries. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak There has been much written about New York Governor Elliot Spitzer being caught in the midst of a Federal investigation on money laundering. When the investigation moved into a prostitution business and the Governor’s name came up as a frequent flyer it just begged to be told over and over again....

Category: Current Events
(posted 82 days 15 hours ago.)
The Vaccination Autism Link - What Every Parent Needs To Know - Robert Scott Bell(2,333) Robert Scott Bell Click Here. Ga. girl helps link autism to childhood vaccines " ... it does say the government concluded that vaccines aggravated a rare underlying metabolic condition that resulted in a brain disorder 'with features of autism spectrum disorder.' "

Category: Current Events
(posted 83 days 1 hour ago.)
Rebate Checks A Great Deal for Energy Companies and China. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak In the continuing joke of how to waste millions of dollars on nothing, the IRS has now helped pay for a Republican Party ad with taxpayer money. The Internal Revenue Service has just spent $42 million dollars telling us something most of us already knew. Rebate checks will be coming this May...

Category: Current Events
(posted 86 days 22 hours ago.)
Waiting Ten Years for Secure Borders is Ridiculous - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak If you have ever watched a war movie, you have probably viewed a scene such as this in the film. Whenever the soldiers are encamped, even for just the night, a commander tells his second-in-command to, “Form a perimeter.” One would think after 911 that would have also been the first words out...

Category: Current Events
(posted 90 days 1 hour ago.)
U.S. Immigration Deporting the wrong People. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak In a case that defies anyone’s common sense, a widow of an American killed in Iraq is facing deportation. The woman, a native of Kosovo, has been here since 2003 and has been fighting for her right to stay in America after her American husband was killed in Iraq in 2004. Diana Engstrom met her...

Category: Current Events
(posted 93 days 22 hours ago.)
Virtual Border Fence a Virtual Failure - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak Just last week, Homeland Security Secretary, Michael Chertoff was happy to announce a 28-mile section of the electronic surveillance fence watching the Arizona and Mexican border was operational. The fence which had been delayed a full year due to technical glitches was being hailed as the first...

Category: Current Events
(posted 97 days 1 hour ago.)
Exxon Valdez still a Disaster two Decades later. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak There are children in college right now who have never heard of the Exxon Valdez and the eleven-million-gallon oil spill that destroyed Prince William Sound and the area’s Alaskan fish and wildlife almost two decades ago. In one of the most glaring cases of the inefficiency of the American...

Category: Current Events
(posted 100 days 22 hours ago.)
Cable News needs to get back to the News - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak Last week we had another tragic massacre at a school. This time it was a deranged young man for no readily apparent reason opening fire on a lecture hall filled with students at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb Illinois. When the fog from this tragedy cleared, a half-dozen people were...

Category: Current Events
(posted 102 days ago.)
SSRI Bullets - The NIU Shooting - Robert Scott Bell(2,333) Robert Scott Bell How many schools need to get shot up before America "shoots" the real culprit? Every school shooting since Columbine (and before) involved a perpetrator that was on, or just coming off, or adjusting to meds prescribed by the psychiatric profession. Ignorant means you just don't know but are...

Category: Current Events
(posted 104 days 1 hour ago.)
John McCain; Republican Pundits Struggle with his Victory. - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak Although Republican television program personalities, newspaper columnists and talk radio show hosts still won’t give it up, there is no question that Arizona Senator John McCain will win the Republican nomination for the Presidential race. McCain, who just six months ago was sent packing by...

Category: Current Events
(posted 107 days 22 hours ago.)
UnitedHealth Group under Investigation by N.Y. Attorney General - Mike Fak(18,246) Mike Fak New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is conducting an industry-wide probe of health insurance firms operating in the State of New York. Although subpoenas requesting information on their practices and procedures have gone out to sixteen major insurers, a great deal of Cuomo’s investigation is...

 
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