Charity on August 4th, 2008

Obama and the Surge
I was just reading an interview of Sen. Barack Obama by Katie Couric. About a third of the way through the transcript, Ms. Couric struggles to make sense of Sen. Obama’s statement that knowing what he knows now – that the surge was successful in reducing the violence in Iraq – [...]

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Charity on April 7th, 2008

Today, I was flipping through the channels and I saw a clip of Exxon Mobil executive J. Stephen Simon testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Mr. Simon stated that from 2003-2007, Exxon Mobil’s world-wide profits have increased 89%, but in that same time period, their world-wide taxes have increased 170%.
Further, in the past [...]

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