Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue’s plan to create jobs: reform trade, capitalizing on energy opportunities, expanding tourism, developing infrastructure, and getting rid of the corporate tax.
US News & World Report has an article about Allan Lichtman…
“A top lawmaker in the Congressional Black Caucus says tea partiers on Capitol Hill would like to see African Americans hanging from trees and…
Occasionally somebody publishes something that is such a combination of totally uninformed and incredibly condescending that you almost have to admire it. There’s a kind of shit-eating brio that you just have to take your hate off to for a minute. Then after that minute, you need to take a scalpel to it. Fair warning, [...]
‘Forget Greece. What’s up with Italy?’ tweets TIME.
Not as much as you might think blogs Nick Ottens – because Rome won’t fall in a day.
“Italy come into financial problems, it would be too big for Europe to bail out but there is no reason to assume that it could face the possibility of a default yet. Italy is in bad shape but its problems are far cry from the predicament of Greece or Ireland”
Alen Mattich blogs that whilst economists point out Italy is nothing ike Greece or Spain -he’s not so sure.
‘This lacklustre growth is directly a result of Italy’s euro membership. The Italian economy is about a third less competitive than Germany’s and the only way to regain that competitiveness, given that it can’t devalue its currency, is for German inflation to run hotter than Italy’s. But with the ECB and Germany both being inflation phobic, this almost certainly means a long and painful bout of Italian deflation and austerity.’
It’s a bleak future for Italy if current predictions prove true. So on today’s WHYS we’ll speaks to Italians and experts about the reality of the state of Italy.
Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi remains in hiding and continues to draw massive online interest. Also huge on the Web over the past several weeks: his family. According to Algerian diplomats, Gadhafi’s wife, three of his children, and several of his grandchildren have fled to Algeria, west of Libya. And while official news is understandably [...]