Ten months ago this newspaper endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination for president. An overarching consideration was which of the party’s candidates could we see occupying the White House, and there was no question that Romney was qualified for the job.
Now, in the closing days of the general election campaign, the question is which of the two contenders deserves to be the next president of the [...]
June 17, 2012
When a 9 year old Scottish girl took photos of the prison food she was being fed at the local re-education camp, slave commanders banned her photo taking.
Martha Payne stood her ground and the Orwellian ban was removed. This is a microcosm of the fight we all face daily against control freaks world-wide.
Say no to pushy people in government and in private life or become slaves. This [...]
The captain in charge of the Air France jet which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 may have been with a woman when the plane ran into trouble, it has emerged.
Captain Marc Dubois took more than a minute to return to the cockpit of Air France flight 447 after his co-pilots lost control of the plane during a severe thunderstorm.
What delayed the captain has never been revealed, but two [...]
UK public policy boss Sarah Hunter says legislation would be a ‘mistake’
‘Better for parents to sit with children online and have conversations with older children about sex,’ she says
Google has said plans to block pornography from search engines would still fail to protect British children.
Sarah Hunter, the company’s head of UK public policy, believes the Government’s plan for a bar on adult content would give parents a false sense of [...]
May 10, 2012 Strassel: Trolling for Dirt on the President’s List First a Romney supporter was named on an Obama campaign website. That was followed by the slimy trolling into a citizen’s private life. By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL
Here’s what happens when the president of the United States publicly targets a private citizen for the crime of supporting his opponent.
Frank VanderSloot is the CEO of Melaleuca Inc. The 63-year-old has run [...]
Statement by the Apple board:
We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.
Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.
His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his [...]
Ms Alliot-Marie said she had committed no wrongdoing
Embattled French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie has announced her resignation after weeks of criticism over her contacts with the former Tunisian regime.
But she said she had done no wrong, and launched a strong attack on the media.
A veteran conservative politician and cabinet minister, she had been in her new job for just three months.
President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced she [...]