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Shady Post-Katrina FEMA Contracts

This should come as no surprise… post-Katrina FEMA contracts awarded with no bidding, no or limited competition and ties to the Cabal… Topping the federal government’s list of costs related to Hurricane Katrina is the $568 million in contracts for debris removal landed by a Florida company with ties to Mississippi’s Republican governor. Near the […]

Dalai Lama: “Peace, War and Reconciliation”

The Dalai Lama spoke at Rutgers University Sunday on “Peace, War and Reconciliation.” His message is a message we need to hear much, much more of. The time has come for the world to look towards peace as a way of life. The path the Bush administration has taken our country down, is the wrong. […]

John Kerry Fears Katrina-Like Lack of Preparation for Global Competition

The speech was the second in a series of administration critiques and Democratic proposals being outlined by Kerry. Last week he focused more extensively on Hurricane Katrina. He said Monday he is preparing another speech laying out a timetable for Iraqis to regain control of their country.

Is Brownie Still On the Payroll?

The Daily Nightly reports: It turns out that former FEMA director Michael Brown is being retained by the agency as a “consultant.” Brown was on the Hill today to speak with staff at a special House committee in preparation for his testimony at a Tuesday hearing on Katrina. In the session, Brown said that he […]

Monday Night “Earl” Blogging

A little levity… just watched the pilot of My Name is Earl and laughed my head off. The Wall Street Journal call it “A slam dunk critical hit.” Read The New York Times review.

John Kerry Addresses Racial, Economic Disparities in Health Care

Last Monday in his speech at Brown University, John Kerry said, “Over the next weeks I will address some of these choices in detail – choices about national security, the war in Iraq, making our nation more competitive and committing to energy independence.” Clearly, John Kerry is on a roll… he started with the speech […]

John Kerry Addresses American Competitiveness

Senator Kerry emphasized that the current approach is only making the U.S. more beholden to countries like China and Saudi Arabia without giving American businesses any advantage in the global race to success.
“We must retool our nation to maintain our position in a global economy we largely created. America will not have national security without economic security.”