Saturday, February 25, 2006

Spread the word!

Via Kos, this UPI story:
WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A United Arab Emirates government-owned company is poised to take over port terminal operations in 21 American ports, far more than the six widely reported.

The Bush administration has approved the takeover of British-owned Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. to DP World, a deal set to go forward March 2 unless Congress intervenes.

P&O is the parent company of P&O Ports North America, which leases terminals for the import and export and loading and unloading and security of cargo in 21 ports, 11 on the East Coast, ranging from Portland, Maine to Miami, Florida, and 10 on the Gulf Coast, from Gulfport, Miss., to Corpus Christi, Texas, according to the company's Web site.
[Ports listed at P&O website.]


A troubled President went into a bar on a stormy night. The bartender asked "What can I do for you?" The President wanted a glass of port and asked what kind was available. The bartender said "We don't get much call for port and have only that dusty bottle on the bottom shelf." The President said, "Well, I guess it's any port in a storm."

Perhaps the President should switch to chablis. Meanwhile, back at the oasis, Carlyle ....

By Blogger Shag from Brookline, at 2/25/2006 4:16 AM  

Six or 21, who cares? Bush can ignore Congresses 'input' on this issue just like on wiretaps.

By Blogger brainhell, at 2/25/2006 2:27 PM  

You are one great propogandist, Quiddity.

That graphic is fantastic.

By Blogger Emphyrio, at 2/26/2006 8:23 PM  

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