The State is the dominant agent in our national economy, which is the most vibrant in the Caribbean. It is therefore essential for us to understand how the State works so that we can better understand, or even plan, our interaction with that dominant party. 1,230 more words
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Banks have become the 21st century pariahs. It seems that they can do nothing right and they cannot afford to do anything wrong. Lawrence Tomlinson may have banks, and RBS in particular, sighted in his cross-hairs, but is there much in his report that should concern the IP regulators or may herald changes for IPs? 1,828 more words
So now it is revealed that state Sen. Wendy Davis’s law practice is proving to be lucrative for the legislator.
That’s a surprise?
Davis, who’s running for Texas governor and figures to be a shoo-in for the Democratic Party’s nomination, released her past three years’ tax returns. 201 more words
OTTAWA – The House of Commons ethics watchdog has cleared International Development Minister Christian Paradis of conflict of interest allegations.
Quebec NDP MP Guy Caron had asked Mary Dawson to investigate allegations that Paradis lobbied another minister to have a federal jobs centre moved from Rimouski in Eastern Quebec, into his own riding in the south central part of the province. 216 more words
The Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption in New York has released its preliminary report, and although it cannot provide specific names or other identifying details due to its ongoing work the investigative panel does describe “deplorable conduct” some of which is “perfectly legal yet profoundly wrong” and some of which is “potentially illegal” that will be referred for criminal prosecution at the appropriate time. 138 more words
Herman Cain turned up the political heat on the Supreme Court today, saying Justice Elena Kagan should recuse herself from the Obamacare review. “Members of the highest court in the land should be impartial, strictly follow the Constitution and should not carry water for former employers in the White House,” Cain said in a Nov. 335 more words