US report says Iraq ‘rebuilders’ died by hundreds

  • Yum

TweetYumShareThis US report says Iraq ‘rebuilders’ died by hundreds —‘Reconstruction’ effort in Iraq cost US taxpayers about $ 62 billion 27 Jul 2012 In the first tally of its kind, a federal investigative agency has calculated that at least 719 people, nearly half of them Americans, were killed working on projects to rebuild Iraq following […]

Goldman Sachs to invest $9.6M in NYC jail program

  • Yum

TweetYumoldman Sachs will invest almost $10 million in a city jail program that will produce profits for the investment firm if recidivism rates drop, marking the first U.S. effort of its kind to enlist private investors in financing public social programs, officials said Thursday. Known as social impact bonds or pay-for-success contracts, such initiatives began […]

US Adds Forces in Persian Gulf, a Signal to Iran

  • Yum

TweetYumShareThis US Adds Forces in Persian Gulf, a Signal to Iran 03 Jul 2012 The United States has quietly moved significant military reinforcements into the Persian Gulf to deter the Iranian military from any possible attempt to shut the Strait of Hormuz and to increase the number of fighter jets capable of striking deep into […]

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survives recall effort – media

  • Yum

TweetYumShareThis Breaking: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survives recall effort – media —Koch brothers, other corpora-terrorists outspent Democrats by $ 27 million 05 Jun 2012 Exit polling suggested that Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, were locked in a tight battle. [This story will be updated.] Citizens for Legitimate Government […]

Republicans block Senate proposal to keep student loan rates low

  • Yum

TweetYumShareThis Republicans block Senate proposal to keep student loan rates low 08 May 2012 The political battle over President Obama’s plan to keep student loan interest rates from skyrocketing escalated as Senate Republicans [Grade ‘A’ sociopaths] blocked a Democratic proposal to tax wealthier earners to pay for it. Republicans stopped the effort with a filibuster. […]