The Obama Jobs Program: Ship ‘em to Sri Lanka

    In June, 2010, there were roughly 14 million unemployed Americans.  President Obama has made much noise about saving or creating jobs, jobs bills, and extending unemployment benefits.  My dad used to say “actions speak louder than words”, and Barack Obama’s actions belie his claims to care about creation of jobs.  Case in point:  training programmers in Sri Lanka to offshore American jobs. Despite President Obama’s | Read More »

    The Obama Jobs Program: Ship ‘em to Sri Lanka

    In June, 2010, there were roughly 14 million unemployed Americans.  President Obama has made much noise about saving or creating jobs, jobs bills, and extending unemployment benefits.  My dad used to say “actions speak louder than words”, and Barack Obama’s actions belie his claims to care about creation of jobs.  Case in point:  training programmers in Sri Lanka to offshore American jobs. Despite President Obama’s | Read More »

    Today’s Headlines — May 18, 2009

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/may/18/notre-dame-cheers-jeers-obama/ Notre Dame cheers, jeers Obama President urges ‘open’ dialogue on abortion at Catholic school — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/may/18/general-faulted-for-awarding-tillman-medal/ General faulted for awarding Tillman medal McChrystal told superiors friendly fire may have killed ex-football star — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/may/18/rivals-woes-give-ford-a-clear-field/ Rivals’ woes give Ford Motor Co. a clear field — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/may/18/defeated-tamil-tigers-silence-their-guns/ Sri Lankan rebels admit defeat — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/may/18/rights-group-finds-reduced-civilian-toll/ Afghan rights group finds lower civilian toll — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/may/18/gitmo-timeline-questioned/ Gitmo closing timeline | Read More »

    End of the Tamil Tigers?

    They apparently have their back to the wall at this point: Sri Lanka rebels call ceasefire A Tamil Tiger spokesman told the BBC the move was due to what he called an “unprecedented humanitarian crisis”. Sri Lanka’s defence secretary however dismissed the announcement as “a joke”, insisting the rebels must surrender. The rebels have been beaten back to a 12 sq km (5 sq m) | Read More »

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