Tag Archives: US Navy

Pirates!

This weekend the big news was the U.S. Navy rescue of an American cargo ship captain from the clutches of Somali pirates on the Indian Ocean. Bravo. The Somali pirate issue has been brewing for some time, but it never really made headlines until an American ship came under attack. Political instability – which we […]

Things you might not have noticed

The possibility of a $700 billion bailout for Wall Street is looming large over the national conversation, so I’ll forgive you for not noticing these fun nuggets portending America’s doom: Congress is working on passing a $25 billion bailout for Detroit automakers And why $25 billion for companies that have long ago ceased to be […]