Daily Archives: February 18, 2009

UBS to identify customers, pay $780 million

At a time when the deficit is exploding we need everyone who owes taxes to pay them.  Hiding money in a Swiss Bank account has long been a tax avoiding scheme for the very rich while working class Americans pay … Continue reading

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More Troops Headed to Afghanistan

Has any country ever won a war waged against Afghanistan? I highly recommend the movie Charlie Wilson’s War for some background on the Soviet/Afghanistan conflict and the unintended consequences of U.S. intervention in that conflict. By Karen DeYoung Washington Post … Continue reading

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