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Pelosi Statement on Cordoba House (Popularity: )
Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement concerning the Cordoba House:"The freedom of religion is a Constitutional right. Where a place of worship is located is a local decision."I support the statement (http://www.interfaithalliance.org/news/389-interfaith-alliance-expresses-disappointment-in-adl-statement-on-islamic-center) made by the Interfaith Alliance that, 'We agree with the ADL that there is a need for transparency about who is funding the effort to build this Islamic center. At the same time, we should also ask ...

Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on July employment numbers (Popularity: )
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on the July 2010 Employment Situation report released today:"This past July, the economy gained 71,000 jobs in the private sector. Overall, employment declined by 131,000, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.5 percent. This year we've seen the creation of 630,000 private sector jobs – steady growth averaging 90,000 new private sector jobs each month, which tracks closely ...

Immigration Amnesty Would Give Hundreds of Billions in Social Security Money to Illegal Workers (Popularity: )
The "Earnings Suspense File" (ESF), used by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to track names and Social Security numbers that do not match government records, has tripled over the past decade. The chief cause of growth in the file is unauthorized work by non-citizens, according to SSA Inspector General Patrick P. O'Carroll.Under an immigration amnesty plan, millions of today's illegal workers would be eligible for hundreds of billions in Social ...

Statement From the National Association of Black Journalists on the Reaction of News Organizations Covering Shirley Sherrod (Popularity: )
Today, the National Association of Black Journalists issued the following statement in response to the reaction of media organizations covering former U.S. Department of Agriculture staffer Shirley Sherrod:The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is dismayed by the profound failure of media organizations in their rush to report on the allegedly racist remarks of former U.S. Department of Agriculture staffer Shirley Sherrod. Because of the activist propaganda of conservative blogger ...

Delegation of the European Union to the United States: Publication of the Results of the EU-wide Stress-testing Exercise (Popularity: )
The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Commission welcome the publication of the results of the EU-wide stress-testing exercise, which was prepared and conducted by the CEBS and national supervisory authorities, in close cooperation with the ECB.We support, in particular, the transparency of this exercise, given the specific market circumstances under which banks currently operate. We therefore welcome the publication of banks' ...

BP Oil Spill: TPPF Analyst Pens Cover Story for National Review (Popularity: )
The Obama Administration's response to the BP oil spill is pushing the U.S. toward an oil shortage and the Gulf Coast toward long-term economic calamity, writes Mario Loyola in the cover story for the latest issue of National Review magazine.Mr. Loyola, policy analyst for the Armstrong Center for Energy & the Environment at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, recently toured the Gulf Coast region, visiting with government officials, legal experts, ...

Census Bureau Director Reports 2010 Census on Schedule, Under Budget (Popularity: )
As census takers across the nation finish the 2010 Census door-to-door follow-up operation, the U.S. Census Bureau has entered the quality assurance phase, where select households around the country will be contacted by a census worker. Three major operations occur this summer that mark the peak of efforts to ensure data accuracy. The 2010 Census is on schedule and significantly under budget but not fully completed. The Census Bureau systematically ...

Postal Service Proposes Price Changes (Popularity: )
A new Forever Stamp image will be available as part of a pricing package that would add less than 13 cents a month to the average American household's budget.The U.S. Postal Service Governors recommended increasing the price of a First-Class stamp 2 cents to 46 cents and authorized the production of a pane of four evergreen tree branches as the newest image for Forever Stamps. The price of a postcard ...

BP Spill Editorial by Colby College President: Disaster Illustrates Inequities of Dying at Sea vs. Land or Air (Popularity: )
The following is an op-ed by Thomas C. Galligan Jr., president of Colby-Sawyer College:The law ought to be fair, consistent, and up to date. It ought to make people whole for their losses and compensate them for the real damage they suffer. Now, in wrongful death cases on the high seas, it does none of those things but the U.S. Senate currently has a chance to fix this defect and ...

Academy Scientist and Foremost Authority on Delta Bulrush Says 'His' Plant Could Help Ease Oil Spill Crisis (Popularity: )
A revered botanist at the Academy of Natural Sciences who first profiled and then named the delta bulrush says the plant has natural properties that could help reduce the impact of the Gulf oil spill on the Mississippi delta.Dr. Alfred Ernest Schuyler, the Academy's curator emeritus of botany and a prominent botanist in the international science community, is urging all sides involved in the crisis to give this slender sedge ...