The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is also known as the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002. It is commonly known as SOX or SarbOx. The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Act by a vote of 423-3 and the Senate approved it by a vote of 99-0.
The United States will face several financial roadblocks in the next six months. Looking at the financial difficulties that lie ahead, rather than letting them take you by surprise, will help you prepare for them.
The carnage perpetrated by terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (Army of the Pious) on November 26-29 in Mumbai (formerly Bombay) has resulted to the killings of more than 170 people and injuries to hundreds of individuals. When the Indian government has finally subdued the hostage-takers, the end-results o
Most people know that the presentation of their idea needs to be meticulous and convincing, but it is even more true when dealing with the government. Bureaucratic processes tend to be slow moving, as those in power want to analyze every possible scenario to ensure that they are making the right dec
This brief article introduces a few ideas about how fair trade is evolving as a social and economic movement. A progressive look to the future is advocated.
Texas has recently threatened to secede if Washington doesn't stop their "big government" ways. While this is likely an idle threat, it does point to potential problems for Democrats.
I appreciate the fact that we celebrate memorial day in this country. It is a day which is well deserved by our troops.
A corroboree just isn't the same without the proper instrumentation. Corroborees, also known as Aboriginal ceremonies, are songs that represent tribal history. Aside from vocal work and dancing, tribes employ many different instruments in their ceremonies. Some of these instruments pull double-duty
One thing that seems so obvious to me and yet no one seems to be catching it, and no one has made any comments in the media about, is that we have politicians usurping the Constitution at the highest leadership levels through the advancement of the regulatory bureaucracy to promote their agendas. Ok
Sanatoriums were erected to give people suffering from tuberculosis somewhere to recover.toscana - san gimignano image by Horst Mandl from Fotolia.comIn the mid-1800s, tuberculosis had become one of the most wide-spread and deadly diseases. Because there was no cure, sanatoriums were...
Corrugated plastic signs are used for a number of different reasons. Politicians use them to encourage votes in an upcoming election, businesses use them to announce a sale or offer a service and many people use them to advertise a personal sale like a car or a boat, and most commonly, a yard sale.
While the U.S. political system is partly inspired by the British example, it differs in many important respects. Most significantly, the British have a democratic parliamentary government, headed by a monarch and prime minister. The U.S., on the other hand, is a federal constitutional republic with
Are you a local politician who is interested in running for office or are you a campaign manager?If you are, the importance of political signs cannot be emphasized on enough.
A look at why our political system doesn't work.A discussion of what could fix it.
Where Medicare is today and where in needs to go in the next year.
Are you tired of Congress talking about raising our taxes as they waste our money on garbage and pet projects? These folks could not balance a checkbook if their lives depended on it. We give them this power and the abuse it by wasting the taxpayers monies.
The Union Jack, also known as the Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom. It symbolically joins the flags of England and Scotland by layering the red cross of St. George over the white cross of St. Andrew (which were featured on each independent country's flag respectively). Painting
It appears the Feds are suing Elliot Spitzer over his lawsuits in the Mortgage Industry. The New York State Attorney General, Elliot Spitzer is getting sued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
The Soviet, American and British Armies -- the Allied Forces -- liberated the Nazi concentration camps of the Holocaust. As the Allied Forces moved through Nazi-occupied Europe, they found these forced detainment centers. The liberators saw grisly sites of human suffering, from piles of dead bodies
A public authority is a public corporation in charge of maintaining public infrastructure and property. It is run like a private company, but in the service of society at large.