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Entries from October 2011

Dodd-Frank Act and Too Big to Fail

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Markets

  AEI OUTLOOKS & ON THE ISSUES The Error at the Heart of the Dodd-Frank Act By Peter J. Wallison AEI Financial Services Outlook Tuesday, September 6, 2011 The underlying assumption of the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) is that the 2008 financial crisis was caused by the disorderly bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. This is evident in the […]

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David Post – The Continuing Saga of Thomas Jefferson and the Internet

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Technology

    The Continuing Saga of Thomas Jefferson and the Internet Talk Delivered at The David Library Lecture Series on “The Unfinished Constitution” Washington Crossing PA I want to cover a lot of ground tonight, and I want to make some connections that might be new to you. I want to focus on two parts of […]

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Perspectives on Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Facebook . . .

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Technology

  Google Engineer Accidently Shares His Internal Memo About Google + Platform JOHN FURRIER | OCTOBER 12TH READ MORE inShare142 Google engineer posted an internal memoon Google + that was mistakenly shared publicly – opps wrong setting. This is an repost from a Google employee sharing his insight into the Google + platform and their cloud strategy. My […]

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Paul Yingling on Afghanistan and Pakistan : Exit Strategy ?

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Geopolitics

Paul Yingling has spoken up before . . .   ISAF Exit Strategy: Neither International nor an Exit nor a Strategy Colonel Paul Yingling, U.S. Army Based on remarks delivered at International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan: 2001-2011-2014, the Roles and Capabilities of South-East Europe Countries Zagreb, Croatia October 12, 2011 Willy Brandt famously said of […]

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Steve Jobs: The Secular Prophet

October 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Technology

                THE SATURDAY ESSAY OCTOBER 8, 2011 Steve Jobs: The Secular Prophet Steve Jobs turned Eve’s apple, the symbol of fallen humankind, into a religious icon for true believers in technology. But can salvation be downloaded? By ANDY CROUCH For every magical thing Steve Jobs revealed in his Apple […]

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