Just came across this little piece of news… and it kind of reminded me of when Hitler used children in gruesome experiments…
A public meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues has been scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, January 14-15, to be held at the University of Miami Hospital Seminar Center, Florida:
The stated topic for discussion is “ethical issues associated with the development of medical countermeasures for [...]
Federal employees owe $1.03 billion in unpaid taxes
From Economic Policy Journal:
Joe Lieberman, it seems, is looking to crank up the anti-terrorism volume a bit further. I would have thought that with Bin Laden killed, we’d be heading in the other direction by now.
But a friend of mine in the GPO let me know that Lieberman is proposing an amendment to section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. That is the law that gives immunity to information content [...]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Cypriot President Dimitris Christofias signed a search and rescue agreement on Thursday.
According to the agreement, in the event of a disaster Israeli aircraft will be authorized to enter Cyprus’ airspace, and vice versa.
A similar agreement between the Jewish state and Turkey was revoked recently in light of heightened tensions between the countries.
Search and rescue deal. Christofias (L) with Netanyahu (Photo: Amos Ben Gershom, GPO)
While in Nicosia, Netanyahu [...]
(e) Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect existing law or authorities, relating to the detention of United States citizens, lawful resident aliens of the United States or any other persons who are captured or arrested in the United States.
Law has already been passed to allow the military to act with force (see Public Law 107-40 link below). The NDAA, which specifies the budget and expenditures of the [...]
I. IT ACTUALLY INCREASES THE DEFICIT OVER DOING NOTHING. According to the CBO, by 2022 Ryan’s budget will increase the deficit to 70% of GDP. On the other hand, doingnothing would increase the Deficit to 67% of GPD.
II. THE COST OF HEALTH CARE FOR SENIORS WOULD RISE BY 2.7 TIMES. Under current Medicare 25% of the cost of health care is paid for by Seniors. According to the CBO, Under [...]