Where is Bob Hope when we need him?

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Wed, Jul 30, 2003, 5:34 pm  //  John Servais

Tuesday afternoon, the Bush administration back peddled from the Terrorist Futures Market idea under fire from Senators from both sides and ridicule from news media. You should know this plan was not a concept or abstract study. It was scheduled to start on Thursday with the registration of investors. It was considered a good project by the Bush administration. Just nuts. I notice today that FoxNews has avoided the topic. Conservative talking heads won't go near this one. Our old friend Admiral Poindexter is head of the Pentagon group that hatched this idea. They will now start work on their next idea, whatever that may be.

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Where is Bob Hope when we need him?

Wed, Jul 30, 2003, 5:34 pm  //  John Servais

Tuesday afternoon, the Bush administration back peddled from the Terrorist Futures Market idea under fire from Senators from both sides and ridicule from news media. You should know…


George W and the Pentagon are absolutely insane

Tue, Jul 29, 2003, 5:39 pm  //  John Servais

They are proposing a future's market on terrorism, assassinations, atrocities and war. These guys figure out a way to make money on most anything. So this is their…


Pay no attention to the plan behind the curtain

Thu, Jul 17, 2003, 5:43 pm  //  John Servais

The Bellingham Herald has good reporting in today's paper on the City Council's stumbling into a $300,000-plus gift to a local business. The business happens to be owned…


Carpenter’s Union update

Mon, Jul 14, 2003, 5:50 pm  //  John Servais

Just to finish the reporting on the carpenters, the union members approved the new contract, which retains their health benefits. The basic reason they went on strike was…


Herald keeps carpenters in the dark

Fri, Jul 04, 2003, 5:52 pm  //  John Servais

A tentative agreement was reached last evening by the carpenter's and the contractors associations. Construction will resume on all the sites Monday morning and and the agreement will…


Carpenter’s Union strike nearly over?

Wed, Jul 02, 2003, 5:54 pm  //  John Servais

The Associated General Contractors and the Carpenter's Union will meet tomorrow morning to try and settle the health benefits dispute and end the strike, which has stopped major…



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