2008

Global Financial Conference—My Thoughts

September 24 2008

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Last week, I told you about the Global Financial Leadership Conference. I reviewed the points made by former Prime Minister Tony Blair and former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Paul Volcker.

I was on the program…

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Speaking To The CME

September 17 2008

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This week, I spoke to the Global Financial Leadership Conference presented by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The featured speakers on the program were Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of Great Britain, and Paul Volcker,…

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Food Safety

September 10 2008

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For a long time, we have been hearing the screams of anguish from consumer organizations and politicians (especially the politicians) demanding that the goverrunent fix the food safety problem.

I am here to say, yes, we…

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Promises, Promises

September 3 2008

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As great as our country is and as effective as our system of government has been, I begin to wonder sometimes -- can it be sustained?

Candidates for the House, candidates for the Senate, and for President -- they promise…

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