Month: December 2008

Iraq Should Not Push U.S. Troops Out Too Quickly

In spite of the near peaceful conditions now, it seems there are still efforts among many Democrats as well as some factions in Iraq to remove all U.S. troops quickly. I think that scenario is risky and something that Iraq should consider carefully before pursuing as an option. Here’s why. Iran is an unfriendly neighbor. …

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Five Ponderings on the Massive Federal Bailouts

In my opinion, after the recent massive financial bailouts and other interventionist federal actions (and in some cases nationalizations) within our economy (i.e. the private sector), several pressing questions remain unanswered. I have been pondering on five of them for some time now. These are listed below in no apparent order. 1. If bad loans …

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