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  • Navy, Army Secretaries Warn of Possible Furloughs, Constraints (LATEST OFFICIAL WORD)

    12/15/2007 2:24:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 11 replies · 149+ views
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2007 – Navy Secretary Donald C. Winter and Army Secretary Pete Geren sent letters to installation commanders Dec. 12 telling them to prepare for possible furloughs due to a lack of funding for the global war on terror. The secretaries alerted commanders to prepare to scale down operations if necessary. “Unless Congress provides supplemental funding for war-related operations, it will become necessary for you to furlough civilian employees at your base or installation,” Winter wrote. “You must follow all applicable legal, regulatory, and labor relations contractual requirements pertaining to furloughs, including requirements for advance notification to those...
  • There's No Oil Shortage

    05/03/2005 5:06:37 PM PDT · by gogipper · 70 replies · 2,409+ views
    Daily Broadcast ^ | May 3, 2005 | Rush Limbaugh
    There's No Oil Shortage May 3, 2005 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT Let me dig out that story here and then go back to the phonecalls. It's in The Economist, which is a British publication, magazine, pretty high repute, and the title of the story, "A Bottomless Beer Mug: Why the World is not Running Out of Oil." Let me just read to you an excerpt. "Peter O'Dell of Rotterdam's Erasmus University points out that since 1971, over 1500 billion barrels of oil have been added to our worldwide reserves. Over the same 35-year period, under 800 billion barrels were consumed. One can...
  • ANDREW SULLIVAN: Did PC policing extend the snipers' range?

    10/27/2002 1:25:25 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 39 replies · 1,084+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | October 27, 2002 | Andrew Sullivan
    Every now and again the politics and culture of race in America simply take you by surprise. To coin a phrase, what’s black can sometimes seem white and what’s white can sometimes seem black. Racism goes backwards and forwards in dizzying degrees of cultural complexity and perspective. Last week was no exception. The biggest news was that the Washington sniper had finally been caught. The bigger news, buried in the main story, was that the sniper had already been caught: on October 8. Here’s how The Washington Post reported this part of the story: “Law enforcement sources said authorities may...