Friday, January 11, 2008
The Bell is Tolling, Unabated
The US is at risk of losing its top-notch triple-A credit rating within a decade unless it takes radical action to curb soaring healthcare and social security spending, Moody’s, the credit rating agency, said yesterday.
The warning over the future of the triple-A rating - granted to US government debt since it was first assessed in 1917 - reflects growing concerns over the country’s ability to retain its financial and economic supremacy.
Friday, January 04, 2008
This headline caught my eye at “Goggle News”: “Last of rogue cops sentenced to prison.” But the following headline, in regards to the exact same events is much more interesting: Former Chicago officer who cheated drug dealers gets 25 year sentence
Consider that headline for a moment. Should an individual be outraged because said “Former Chicago officer” cheated drug dealers? Or should an individual simply chuckle at the disconnect such a headline displays.