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George H.W. Bush NRA Resignation Letter

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, January 17, 2013

Increasingly, the National Rifle Association has demonstrated that it is little more than a high-powered group of radicals Hell-bent on passing legislation that benefits anything and everything related to firearms, all unrestrained.

Letter of Resignation Sent By George H. W. Bush to National Rifle Association

Published: May 11, 1995

Following is the letter of resignation sent last week by former President George Bush to the National Rifle Association: May 3, 1995

Dear Mr. Washington,

I was outraged when, even in the wake of the Oklahoma City tragedy, Mr. Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of N.R.A., defended his attack on federal agents as “jack-booted thugs.” To attack Secret Service agents or A.T.F. people or any government law enforcement people as “wearing Nazi bucket helmets and black storm trooper uniforms” wanting to “attack law abiding citizens” is a vicious slander on good people.

Al Whicher, who served on my [ United States Secret Service ] detail when I was Vice President and President, was killed in Oklahoma City. He was no Nazi. He was a kind man, a loving parent, a man dedicated to serving his country — and serve it well he did.

In 1993, I attended the wake for Read the rest of this entry »

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Hedge Funds, Derivatives, Credit Default Swaps… to regulate, or not to regulate. That is the question.

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, February 25, 2012

And so, the big wheels have turned.

It just seems that they turned away.

What can be said when a significant part of the financial system was nothing more than a mere shambles, a veritable house of cards built upon shifting sands, a shell game all without any regulation or oversight – and certainly no rules.

Need we have rules of engagement, of operation, of compliance to honesty, integrity and ethics?

But of course, yes!

But why?

Need we ask why?

Battle lines forming between MF Global customers, hedge funds

The sign marking the MF Global Holdings Ltd. offices at 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan is seen in New York November 2, 2011.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

By Nick Brown and Katya Wachtel

Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:36pm EST

(Reuters) – The MF Global saga could soon become a legal battle between hedge funds and the futures brokerage’s shortchanged customers, with more than a billion dollars at stake.

As the investigation into the collapse of Read the rest of this entry »

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