The United States in particular, which should have taken on the role of leader, did a last minute U-turn on the topic of regulation to focus on the question of growth. This is not very surprising, but it is serious, even more serious than two years ago, when we hoped that the crisis would be an opportunity to put things back in place.
Today, President Barack Obama indicated that a law which permits the president to shut down the Internet at the push of a button would be employed in “times of crisis or national emergency."
The majority of the money coming out of these businesses is going to end up in first world nations, which are the final destinations of these mafias’ products and services.
In the United States, a Supreme Court decision issued Monday prohibits states and cities from undermining the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Supporters of the right to bear arms claimed a victory. The final barriers that had prevented American citizens from defending themselves have just been removed. In a [Read more]
After qualifying as incompetent the civilians having authority over the U.S. military, General Stanley McChrystal was dismissed by President Barack Obama in less time than it takes to say it. To understand the importance of the action taken by the U.S. chief executive, remember that this is the first time in 60 years [Read more]
As America prides itself as pre-eminently a nation of laws, Washington must realize the future consequences of ignoring such a blatant violation of international law to be whitewashed by a commission composed of perpetrators supporting the attack.