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  • Transparency According to Carol Browner: "Put nothing in writing, ever"

    11/01/2010 9:16:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11/1/10 | Rep. Fred Upton
    “Put nothing in writing, ever,” sounds like a command a veteran CIA official may give to an incoming class of new officers. One would not expect such a directive to issue from one of the President’s trusted advisors, especially from a White House that proudly proclaims itself to be the most transparent in history. But according to various media reports, that “cloak and dagger” tactic was Energy and Climate Change Czar Carol Browner’s underlying rule for auto industry executives involved with secret negotiations concerning the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.
  • The world, according to '08 White House hopefuls

    01/30/2007 7:02:05 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 188+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 1/30/07 | Stephen Collinson
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - From the Middle East in flames to China's satellite-killer technology, future foreign policy crises are brewing by the day as Hillary Clinton and top rivals take aim for the White House. Barring an unexpected outbreak of global peace before 2008, whoever succeeds President George W. Bush could conceivably face Iraq in ruins, Iran going nuclear and a bristling North Korea. Events abroad rarely decide US elections, but proliferating security questions, above all on Iraq, mean no aspiring candidate can risk entering the fray without a diplomatic strategy. "Foreign policy is not the major issue in elections, but...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 728 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Lebanon Loses Again

    09/05/2004 11:58:14 AM PDT · by forty_years · 543+ views
    www.netwmd.com ^ | September 5, 2004
    Ah, the travails of a tiny country caught at the crossroads of greater powers. Sound familiar? Lithuania? Armenia? Israel? There have been so many holocausts that we could easily pick one out of a hat and discuss it. But because of recent developments in Damascus and Beirut, we’ll discuss Lebanon today. In a move I found quite surprising, the U.N. Security Council voted Friday in, support for a free and fair electoral process in Lebanon's upcoming presidential election, conducted according to Lebanese constitutional rules devised without foreign interference or influence. The new U.N. resolution also called for, the restoration of...