Does Obama Believe in Human Rights?

Human rights “interfere” with President Obama’s campaign against climate change. by Bret Stephens The Wall Street Journal October 19, 2009

Nobody should get too hung up over President Obama’s decision, reported by Der Spiegel over the weekend, to cancel plans to attend next month’s 20th anniversary celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Germany’s […]

US May Face ‘Armageddon’ If China, Japan Don’t Buy Debt

“If the Chinese and Japanese stop buying our bonds, we could easily see [inflation] go to 15 to 20 percent,” he said. “It’s not a question of the economy. It’s a question of who will lend us the money if they don’t. Imagine us getting ourselves in a situation where we’re totally dependent on those […]

Washington Examiner: A rush for black gold in the Gulf

A rush for black gold in the Gulf Washington Examiner Examiner Editorial August 20, 2009

Major new offshore drilling for oil and natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico will soon be a reality. The big question is whether Americans will be part of it. Brazil, China, India, Norway, Spain and Russia have all signed […]

CNBC: Weak Treasury Auctions Raise Worries About US Debt Burden

Entire article at CNBC’s website

Wednesday, 29 Jul 2009 By: Reuters

The U.S. Treasury sold $39 billion in five-year debt Wednesday in an auction that drew poor demand, raising worries over the cost of financing the government’s burgeoning budget deficit.

It was the second lackluster showing in as many days, convincing analysts that the stellar […]