WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Seven former heads of the CIA urged President Barack Obama on Friday to end the probe into allegations of abuse of prisoners held by the agency, arguing that it would hamper intelligence operations.
Too often the arguments on health care, unemployment, bailouts, govt programs, etc., maintain the high rhetoric of partisanship and social conscience. Too often they miss the mark, practically speaking.
This link is a most succinct distillation of the issues to be faced vis-a-vis our ability to withstand the coming economic tsunami:
Note – this is not intended to be an ad, not a recommendation for anything commercial, not a call for any type of action – just a window on the future – and a wish that there was no truth in the info you will see.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Friday some of the opposition he faced was because of his race but denied former President Jimmy Carter’s charge that racism was a leading factor in angry criticism of his healthcare agenda.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A fund-raiser for Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other Democrats who was charged last month with defrauding Citigroup Inc is being sued by HSBC for deceiving it into lending him $100 million.