Monthly Archives: January 2009

US Relations with Arabs and Muslims–Letter to Washington Post

  This is in regard to the article in the Washington Post titled "Obama Extends Hand to Arabs and Muslims". President Obama must believe in the power of perception, which is certainly worthwhile, especially in the short term. The risk that … Continue reading

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Obama administration weighs risky options–Post to Washpost

Regarding the WashPost article "Obama Officials Weigh Risky Options to Aid Economy", the Obama administration should build on the TARP experiences of the Bush administration, build in safeguards and transparency that was absent in the first round of TARP infusions. … Continue reading

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US Economy on the Mend–Letter to LA Times

  This is in response to the article in the LA Times on Tuesday January 26, 2009 , titled "Deluge of layoffs hits U.S. economy".   The hurt varies among the companies listed in the Times article: Some of the … Continue reading

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Civil Liberties Under the Bush Administration–Letter to Las Vegas Sun and President Obama

  This is in regard to the Sun’s editorial in the January 27, 2009 edition titled "Civil Liberties for all". The good thing is that we managed to survive the past eight years without the federal bureaucracy being ravaged by … Continue reading

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GITMO Detention–From the WashPost

Following is an article from the January 26,2009 Washington Post on GITMO detention:   What Did We Expect? Andrew McCarthy, a former federal prosecutor and author of “Willful Blindness: Memoir of the Jihad,” is legal affairs editor at National Review. … Continue reading

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Stimulus Package-Post to Las Vegas Sun

Paul: If you continue to preach to the political instincts of conservatives, you are not going to get anywhere with your desires. What we need now is to avoid terms such as Neocons( if there is one definition for that … Continue reading

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Economic Stimulus Package–Post to L V Sun

There should be real tax cuts in the stimulus pacakage. The ones that are getting the most attention are the cuts from 15% to 10% and from 10% to 5%. The Republicans are pushing for them, the Democrats are resisting … Continue reading

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