And, the joke is on…

I listened to Obama, on NPR, laud the fact that we are removing troops from Iraq.  Then I heard a carefully scripted NPR discussion about all the expense and corruption that will ensue.  When we remove the troops, Obama said we will ramp up our State Department personnel.  This will require increased protection that soldiers […]

Haitian Voodoo Economics

By Christopher McManus On January 7th, President Rene Preval of Haiti put the final touches on the privatization of Haiti’s public telephone company, TELECO. Five days later the horrific earthquake leveled Haiti, killing over 200.000 people. The selling off of assets, the International Monetary Fund’s austerity measures, were under full swing under the Preval administration […]