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  • Monthly Archives: February 2008

    U.S., Poland Reach Missile Defense Agreement

    It has only taken six years, but according to reports that surfaced today, the United States and Poland have finally reached a tentative agreement on the development of a Ground Based Midcourse defense site, which will initially include the placement of 10 interceptors in Poland. Although discussions concerning the radar … More

    Senator Reid's New Yucca Mountain Proposal

    Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and the rest of Nevada’s congressional delegation sent a letter to Secretary Elaine Chao asking the Department of Labor to put up the “necessary resources” to help 63 recently laid-off Nevadans transition to new jobs. Sounds reasonable, right? Reid is just trying … More

    A Labor Report Surprise

    The Bureau of Labor and Statistics came out with their unemployment numbers today (warning pdf) and there were some surprises. While the number of jobs fell by 17K, private employment actually increased by 1,000. The reported decline in overall employment is due to a decline in government jobs. Private sector … More

    Morning Bell: Play Time Is Over

    President Bush signed a 15-day extension of the Protect America Act Thursday, giving Congress a total of 195 days since the act was first passed in August to come to an agreement on the permanent reform of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). It is time for the left in … More