Bill Gates Calls Aid Critic Evil

Bill Gates was asked in a recent Q&A session at the University of New South Wales, about the book Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working And How There Is A Better Way For Africa. Since the book firmly targets “philanthropists” like Bill Gates, it would have been completely understandable for him to say, “I haven’t been convinced yet that aid is doing more harm than good in the long run.” But for some reason Gates decided to launch an attack on the book and its author, Dambisa Moyo. I was Read more […]

Treasury Department May Grant Chinese Businessmen Espionage Waiver

The Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) headed by departing U.S. Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, is currently reviewing the sale of a U.S. technology corporation, A123 Systems, to a Chinese multi-millionaire with historical loyalties to the Chinese Communist Party. If the sale is approved, Wanxiang Group stewarded by Lu Guanqiu, reportedly the third richest man in the National People’s Congress, will take control of A123 Systems and all of its sensitive U.S. defense and utility grid contracts. Read more […]

Hey Texas, It’s Not the Drugs; It’s the Pregnancies

Texas Governor, Rick Perry, has announced that the next State of Texas legislative session will attempt to make drug screening of welfare recipients mandatory in Texas. There is no doubt that drug use can lead to welfare dependency, however I would argue that increasing tax payer financial obligations by mandating drug screening for welfare recipients will have a minimal effect on reducing welfare rolls. Among the many drug screening methodologies (hair, saliva, blood and optical scanning) available Read more […]