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The Ceo President

March 31, 2009 by THE POLITICUS

The Ceo President
When first elected, George W. Bush aspired to be the "CEO president."
The Ceo President By Rich Lowery When first elected, George W. Bush aspired to be the "CEO president." The label referred only to his (overhyped) business sensibility. President Barack Obama has become the CEO president in fact, responsible for a swath of American industry and finance.    Read more

Follow the Money

March 19, 2009 by THE POLITICUS

Top ten political recipients of AIG donations for the 2008 election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics: The top ten recipients of AIG donations for the 2008 election cycle: Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Connecticut: $103,100 President Barack Obama: $101,332 Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona: $59,499 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: $35,965 Sen. Max Baucus, D-Montana: $24,750 Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney: $20,850 Vice President Joe Biden: $19,975 Rep. John Larson, D-Connecticut: $19,750 Sen. John Sununu, R-New Hampshire: $18,500    Read more

The Evolution of Gitmo Part 4

March 5, 2009 by pfeifer

The Evolution of Gitmo Part 4
This is the final installment in a series of four articles tracking the developments at the Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp

The Evolution of Guantanamo Bay Part 4
By William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

This is the final installment in a series of four articles tracking the developments at the Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp, where the United States government has been holding detainees from foreign countries since shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

In the case of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the Supreme Court handed the Bush Administration another defeat. The Court ruled that Bush did not have the authority to conduct the Guantanamo detainees' trials by military commission, and that the prohibition against writs of habeas corpus in the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005 could not be applied retroactively to Hamdan. As a result of this ruling, Bush's Congress made another attempt to undermine the courts by passing the Military Commissions Act of 2006.    Read more

Thrid Time's The Charm - the New Secretary of Commerce Nominee

February 25, 2009 by THE POLITICUS

Thrid Time's The Charm - The New Secretary of Commerce Nominee Gary Faye Locke (born January 21, 1950) served two terms as the the 21st governor of Washington from 1997-2005. He is the first Chinese American to serve as governor of a state in United States history. On February 25, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Locke as the next Secretary of Commerce. Political career:    Read more

Where the Money Isn’t

February 20, 2009 by Anonymous

Where the Money Isn’t Making Sense, by Michael Reagan Willie Sutton is wrongly believed to have said he robbed banks because “that’s where the money is.” He never said that, and anybody who says it now would also be wrong. A bank’s principal function is twofold -- to be a depository for their customers’ money and to make profits by lending money and charging interest on the loans.    Read more

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January 17, 2009 by THE POLITICUS

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We will never sell, share, or otherwise divulge your Personal Information in any manner that is not directly related to providing you with products, information, or services that you have specifically requested. We may use your Personal Information internally to help us improve the content of our Web Site and to alert you to new products, services, and special offers. If we ever share any part of your information with third parties, it will be in the form of demographic statistics only, and no third party will ever be able to identify you personally from those statistics.    Read more

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