2012 October

24 Oct: Elderly Facing Poverty Crisis

Martin Feldstein, Top Reagan Adviser: Elderly Facing Poverty Crisis
Posted: 10/24/2012 7:37 pm EDT Updated: 10/24/2012 11:38 pm EDT

Link to Article in Huffington Post

NEW YORK — Martin Feldstein, a former top economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan, said too many elderly Americans are trapped in poverty.

“I think it’s really shocking that we spend about $500 billion a year on Social Security, and yet we have many, many old people in poverty,” said Feldstein, a Harvard economist, at The Economist’s Buttonwood Gathering on Wednesday.… Keep on reading

24 Oct: Nasty and Disgusting

October 24-25, 2012 — Update 1x. Another institution engulfed in pedophilia scandal

First it was the Catholic Church, then Penn State, followed by the Boy Scouts that were swamped in major pedophilia scandals. Now, it is the venerable British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) — the Beeb — that finds itself at the center of a major pedophile scandal involving the late children’s and teen show star Jimmy Savile.… Keep on reading

23 Oct: Hillary Told the Truth on Benghazi

(CBS News) It was six weeks ago on Tuesday that terrorists attacked the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Now, CBS News has obtained email alerts that were put out by the State Department as the attack unfolded. Four Americans were killed in the attack, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

These emails contain the earliest description so far of what happened at Benghazi the night of the attack.… Keep on reading