Gongol.com Archives: October 2012
Brian Gongol


October 16, 2012

Business and Finance Government-employee pension programs are $1.2 trillion underfunded


News Cubans have new freedom to leave for longer than before


Weather and Disasters "Our four-day forecasts today are as accurate as our one-day forecasts were in 1987"


News "It is not democratic to cover up [Prince Charles's] interventions" in British politics
Why, again, does an advanced nation like Great Britain still have a monarchy, other than the personal popularity of Queen Elizabeth?

The United States of America The buck stops...with Hillary Clinton?
The Secretary of State claims that she, not the White House, is responsible for the security shortcomings at US diplomatic facilities abroad. There was a time when Harry Truman made it clear that "The buck stops here." It's really a let-down that the White House now says, "You can't change Washington from the inside."

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