Will The Moon Belong to China?
China Moon * Major General John K. Singlaub, USA (ret.)** Thomas R. Spencer*** As the Space Shuttle touched down, for the very last time in Florida on July 21, 2011, one could almost hear the China National Space | Read More »
Italy Should Pardon Robert Seldon Lady
I represent Robert Seldon Lady, who faces a six year Italian prison sentence in connection with the 2003 extraordinary rendition of an Egyptian jihadist Imam, Abu Omar, in Milan, Italy. In 2007, Lady was tried in absentia with 23 other American defendants. Italian Intelligence Chief, Niccolo Polari was sentenced to 10 years in prison. The case was brought by the same prosecutor who recently convicted | Read More »
Get The Shovel Ready
Tom Spencer* President Obama will make another speech about jobs next week, demanding an urgent joint session of Congress to do it. The policy speech has been touted as a challenge to Congress to “do its job.” Indeed, since his Bad Luck speech at a town hall in Cannon Falls,Minnesota, our President has warned the other Branch of Government that he will campaign against it unless | Read More »
The Luck of Change
The Luck of Change Tom Spencer* The opening event of President Obama’s listening Bus Tour was a Town Hall meeting on August 15, 2011 in beautiful Cannon Falls, Minnesota. He started by claiming that he had reversed the recession and had America moving again. That is, he said, until the United States was suddenly beset by a series of bad luck events, hampering his administration’s | Read More »