Tagged: Bush

Globalization Helps the Rich Get Richer and Punishes Workers

Globalization Helps the Rich Get Richer and Punishes Workers

In a lecture in New Kingston recently, Prof. Gerald Lalor of the University of the West Indies at Mona (photo at right), quoted a recent report by the Population Reference Bureau that showed a...

Free Trade Frenzy Leaves Me Wondering What’s Really Going On

Free Trade Frenzy Leaves Me Wondering What’s Really Going On

I am puzzled by the urgency of President Bush’s appeals to Congress to approve a flurry of free-trade agreements. I know somebody must benefit from the pacts, but who? Certainly not the United States...

Credit Rating Agencies May Take the Fall But Who Else is to Blame?

Credit Rating Agencies May Take the Fall But Who Else is to Blame?

It looks as if the three major agencies that rate Wall Street securities will wind up taking the fall for the wise guys who bilked investors of trillions through phony mortgage-based bonds. The agencies...

The Third Bush War – Against Our Environment – Rages On

The Third Bush War – Against Our Environment – Rages On

As soon as he takes office, Barack Obama must face a massive and vitally important challenge that hasn’t had much exposure in the media. We hear a lot about the wars in Iraq and...

I Knew the Bailout Was a Trick to Steal Taxpayers’ Money

I Knew the Bailout Was a Trick to Steal Taxpayers’ Money

You might recall that I wrote a blog expressing my suspicions when the $700 million bailout was passed by Congress and immediately signed into law by George W. Bush. Here’s what I said: The...

McCain- Palin Administration Would Trash Environment

McCain- Palin Administration Would Trash Environment

One of the most frightening evils that would come with a Republican administration is being overlooked in the final days of this presidential campaign because of the nation’s understandable obsession with economic problems: With...

Stop the Looters! Tell Congress to Look Up FDR’s Plan!

Stop the Looters! Tell Congress to Look Up FDR’s Plan!

How can we stop this disastrous plan to hand over seven hundred billion dollars of our taxes to a bunch of shady characters? What can we do to open the eyes of our elected...

Now I Know Why Bush Can’t Pronounce “Nuclear”

Now I Know Why Bush Can’t Pronounce “Nuclear”

George Bush (with Russia’s Putin, below) has never been very articulate on nuclear matters, and he showed his muddle-headedness on the subject once again yesterday when he canceled an agreement to cooperate with Russia...

Russians Still Thugs But U.S. May Share Blame for Tragedy

Russians Still Thugs But U.S. May Share Blame for Tragedy

I have to admit that I was misled about the Georgian blood bath. From what I heard at first on television and read in the newspapers it seemed that – out of the blue...

Beware! The Russian Bear Has Reared Its Imperialistic Head Again

Beware! The Russian Bear Has Reared Its Imperialistic Head Again

So you thought the Soviet Empire died when Ronald Reagan magically made the Berlin Wall disappear, did you? Well, if you did, you were wrong. You were wrong about Reagan’s “magic,” and you are...