If you are wondering why the United States can send troops around the world, but failed to respond to a domestic emergency in a timely manner, you are not alone. Expect the lack of planning for emergency relief, in the aftermath and devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina, to be the subject of a federal investigation.
On April 8, 2003, in a testimony before the Senate Steel Caucus, industry executives urged legislators to ignore the future decision of a World Trade Organization appeals panel, widely expected to uphold an earlier preliminary ruling that U.S.-imposed steel tariffs flouted international trade law.
America’s charitable response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina has been astounding. However, the mind-numbing scope of the disaster is such that these noble efforts must continue.
In a surprise move, Democrats and Republicans have written a bill threatening China with a heavy tariff increase on its exports to the United States unless Beijing ceases intentional manipulation of the yuan and agrees to strengthen the currency significantly against the dollar in the near future.
Tired of paying too much in taxes while your govenment continues to waste your hard-earned money and not listen to what you want? Do something about it, says a provocative new website working to give the power back to the people.
We need to prepare now for the next terror attack so our nation can respond rapidly and effectively resulting in minimal damage.
Yet, what does this say about our world, where such an obscene industry can thrive? It’s not just the growers and traffickers that are contributing to the problems, but the users of the end product. Those users ultimately feed the entire industry’s cash flow.
The latest natural disasters may not still be the latest news. To those who were affected by them, though, the aftermath is much more than a headline. These are stories that we cannot push to the back pages or the backs of our minds.
My wife and me came back from our house in Arabi, St Bernard Louisiana today. The water line was three inches from the ceiling. We brought a u-haul 5×8 trailer with us but went back to where we are staying with it ninety percent empty there was nothing to save.
In October 2005, Parliamentary Assembly of Europe members tabled a draft resolution castigating the human rights situation in the province of Vojvodina. As EU accession looms larger for Serbia and Montenegro, such resolutions are bound to proliferate. Vojvodina is widely regarded as a test case and the touchstone of Serbia’s post-Milosevic reforms.
Incrementally, but noticeably, the United States is shedding its democracy.
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