“In December 2008, Bernie Madoff, a respected businessman and investor, was arrested and charged for committing the largest investment scam perpetrated by a single individual in history, amounting to $50 billion. Despite being a respected businessman, a former chairman of the NASDAQ, and a prolific philanthropist who helped manage many charities, his name is now synonymous with fraud and theft. He is the most hated man on Wall Street and for years now, he has been the target of a very public flogging by the media. He has become an object of scorn and ridicule- his name and legacy have been permanently stained with dishonor for his scam. What exactly did he do?”
These are exciting times to be alive for sure! Today, humanity has reached an unprecedented milestone at the later stage of a steeply upward-sloping population curve, the birth of the world’s seven billionth baby, or to be more precise, the first baby to put the total human population at seven billion.
More on why this baby is not a threat to the global food supply or ecosystem, but a milestone and a victory for humankind…
A lot of groups out there are claiming to be the tea party. But which are deserving of your support and which are merely stirring the pot to try to make a quick buck?
Texas Congressman Ron Paul won both votes in the October 29 Iowa straw poll, winning 82 percent of the Iowa vote, easily besting Herman Cain’s 15 percent support. The straw poll, sponsored by the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, also included a poll for out-of-state supporters of presidential candidates that Paul won more narrowly, besting Cain by 26 and 25 percentage points, respectively.
The NFRA promoted their straw poll as, in the words of Human Events Political Editor John Gizzi,
I have come to the conclusion that Big Brother
WASHINGTON — The powerful chairman of a key congressional committee is expected to release another scathing report on the federal agency that protects the nation’s airports as early as this week.
The only problem is that Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) doesn’t have any legal jurisdiction over the Transportation Security Administration. As he often notes, he did help create his “little bastard child” — but the committee he now heads, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I), is no longer the boss of the TSA…
Despite the Obama administration
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