Monthly Archives: August 2007

President Bush Mortgage Relief Plan–Letter to NY Times

  The steps to be implemented by President Bush to assist those with adjustable mortgages will not touch the broad based problem of those who are threatened by foreclosures.  Only 80,000 additional people will become eligible for assistance bringing to … Continue reading

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GAO Report on Iraq Progress–Letter to Washington Post

  Your article covers the recent draft GAO report of progress in the Iraq war. It is mainly a negative report on progress.   This war has been placed under a rigid microscope that attempts to measure progress against impossible standards of … Continue reading

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The Fed and the Economy–Letter to NY Times

  The one thing about the economy that can be expected is "uncertainty". Your article addresses stronger than anticipated economic growth.   One day things are good, the next a totally unexpected report of a negative indicator hits the street. … Continue reading

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Drop in Median Home Price Foreseen–Letter to NY Times

  I think the fact that the median price of homes is decreasing is a necessary prelude to a recovery of the United States housing market.   Here in the Las Vegas area the days on market are increasing as sellers are hanging on … Continue reading

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Iranian Revolutionary Guard Becomes Fiscal Empire–Letter to LA Times

  Your article dealing with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp(IRGC) is a revealing insight into what appears to be an unchecked military unit that has in fact become a foreign government within a government.   The Bush Administration’s temptation to place … Continue reading

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Morale Dips for GIs in Iraq War–Letter to LA Times

  The LA Time’s article regarding the dip in GI’s morale is more like a story about common complaints heard in the company cafeteria from employees about a company’s recent cost cutting move. I keep hearing stories about GI’s who renew their commitments … Continue reading

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Senator Warner Wants to Prod the Iraqi Government–Letter to Washington Post

  Senator Warner’s call for a token troop draw down this year to prod the Iraqi government is totally unrealistic.  The only factor that must influence the number of United States troops in Iraq is military facts on the ground.    The multiplicity of problems … Continue reading

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