"With environmental risks, companies are navigating uncharted waters without knowing the dangers lurking below, or even the direction in which the governmental compass is pointing."
Patrick Finegan,Towers Perrin executive
"Reps. Charlie Rangel and Barney Frank will have a say in tax bills, no matter who is elected president."
Dan Clifton, head of policy research at Strategas Research. Read full story.
UN DISPATCH: "Who will watch the peacekeepers?" asks a former UN internal investigator in a New York Times op-ed today. The issue at hand are allegations that a contingent of Pakistani peacekeepers in eastern DRC trafficked in arms for gold with a local militia. The allegations are serious, and at least one prominent human rights organization has taken issue with the way the United Nations has handled the situation.
"And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can."
Elizabeth Barrett Browning,English poet