North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Carmen Hooker Odom today announced that she will become President of the Milbank Memorial Fund. The Fund is a New-York based foundation that conducts non-partisan analysis, study and research on significant issues in health policy.
The Navy's top admiral softened his stance on considering a Virginia site for an auxiliary fighter jet airstrip Thursday, as congressional delegations from North Carolina and Virginia continued to weigh in on the site for the proposed air strip.
Adm. Mike Mullen, chief of naval operations, told senators at a hearing that "my lens is wide open" to consider other sites, including Fort Pickett.
I got to thinking about that famous quote this week as I read about the fawning reception for Rudy Giuliani at the Civitas Institute and about George Tenet’s 4 million dollar book advance. Here’s what I wonder about. Since when is it OK for a public official to preside over a disaster and then be paid millions of dollars to tell us about it? Giuliani received 8 million dollars in speaking fees in 2002 after 9/11.
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