'Outsource' no dirty word in Silicon Valley SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama's attack on challenger Mitt Romney as an "outsourcing pioneer" and an "outsourcer-in-chief" is unlikely to get a rousing reception when he stumps in Silicon Valley Monday. The rhetoric might win hearts and minds in ... 07/21/2012 - 1:35 pm | View Link
'Outsource' no dirty word in Silicon Valley The outsourcing issue hit the presidential political stage in 1992 with Ross Perot’s description of the “giant sucking sound” of jobs going to Mexico post-NAFTA. It was revived again in 2004 by Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.). Then, Greg Mankiw, chairman ... 07/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
With an endowment larger than all but four of the world's largest hedge funds, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is easily one of the most powerful charities in the world. According to its website, the organization "works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives." So how do the investments of the foundation's $36 billion investing arm, the Gates Foundation Trust, match up to its mission?
It's flu season. And we're all about to crisscross the country to exchange hugs, kisses and germs. We're going to get sick. And when we do, many of us will run to our doctors and, hoping to get better, demand antibiotics.
And that's the problem: Antibiotics don't cure the flu (which is viral, not bacterial), but the over-prescription of antibiotics imperils us all by driving antibiotic resistance.
As the Obama administration continues to unsuck its health care website, one questions lingers: How did this important government project get so screwed up? If you ask technologist Clay Johnson, the insurance exchange's problems began, in a way, in 1995, when "Congress decided to lobotomize itself."
Johnson was referring to a specific action lawmakers took then: They killed a tiny federal agency called the Office of Technology Assessment.
The Special Inspector General who delayed an investigation in government waste at a military facility in Afghanistan on the word from the Department of Defense would conduct their own through investigation has stated that he would re-open the case.
International Business TimesHow Republicans Can Benefit From Immigration ReformBloombergPresident Barack Obama's suggestion that he'd be willing to entertain piecemeal efforts at immigration reform is a devilish trap for Republicans. The best way to avoid it is to agree to a comprehensive set of reforms to fix our broken immigration system.