On July 9, 2002, President Bush went to Wall Street to call for several specific reforms in response to the recent corporate responsibility scandals. However, many of his plans have already been proposed by Democrats in Congress - and shot down by Bush's fellow Republicans. The following is a list of reforms that the House Republicans have already rejected.
July 11, 2002
by Steve Perry
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In a startling U.N. report, Arab Human Development Report 2002, a team of Arab scholars, led by Jordan's former Deputy Prime Minister Rima Khalaf Hunaidi, examined the following question: "Why is Arab culture, why are Arab countries lagging behind?"
By TIM REYNOLDS, Associated Press Writer
MIAMI (AP) - A watchdog group on Wednesday sued Vice President Dick Cheney and Halliburton Co., the oil company he ran for five years, based on allegations of accounting fraud.
Virginia-based Judicial Watch filed a shareholder lawsuit against Cheney and Halliburton, alleging that the accounting fraud led to shareholder losses. The lawsuit claims Halliburton overstated revenues by $445 million from 1999 through the end of 2001.
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by Michael C. Rupper
There is much talk about the need for a coalition and the Bush
Doctrine in the Middle-East, euphemistically referred to as the "War on
Terrorism" is the reason Washington has been pressuring Israel to
capitulate to the Palestinians. But there is another reason which is the bedrock
of this administrations policy and it is in fact current and former business
with the Arabs. Anotherwords, it is still "business as usual" for the
(c) July 3, 2002
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White House Dismisses Suggestions of Wrongdoing in Bush's Time in Oil Business
By Mike Allen
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, July 3, 2002; Page A04
An internal Securities and Exchange Commission memo from 1991 says President Bush repeatedly failed to file timely reports of his business interests and transactions before his election as Texas governor.
by Yonason Goldson
The ruling barring "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance shares a similar hubris that contributed to the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem.