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2011-07-20 09:00:00

Former U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker Provides Comprehensive Recommendations to Put Nation's Finances in Order WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Comeback America Initiative (CAI), a non-partisan organization dedicated to fostering a national discussion around fiscal challenges and solutions, issued the "Restoring Fiscal Sanity Report." The report includes two illustrative fiscal frameworks that provide a range of specific reforms for U.S. policy...

2011-03-23 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Comeback America Initiative (CAI), a non-partisan organization dedicated to fostering a national discussion around fiscal challenges and solutions, in partnership with Master's students from Stanford University's Public Policy and International Studies Programs, announced the findings of its Sovereign Fiscal Responsibility Index (SFRI), a new fiscal indicator that incorporates a wide range of fiscal, economic and political factors into...

2011-02-14 10:54:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Comeback America Initiative (CAI), a non-partisan organization that will foster a national discussion around fiscal challenges and solutions, announced its official launch. Both independently and through partnerships, CAI will work towards achieving specific policy, operational and political reforms needed to put government on a more prudent, sustainable and accountable fiscal path, according to its Founder and CEO David M....

2010-06-08 14:53:00

ATLANTA, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedian /Host Joe Clair and Atlanta's Business Attorney Who: David M. Walker, Esquire Joe Clair and David M. Walker team up for a talent search enlisting funny businesses, business owners or business ideas for their new reality show 'Funny Business with Joe and Dave.' Joe and Dave are hosting a talent search to recruit interesting people with unique business ideas and...

2010-01-04 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David M. Walker, president and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, will speak about his new book, "Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility," at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, in the Zenger Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC . (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Walker, who served as...

2009-10-15 13:33:00

DENVER, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado residents will have an opportunity next Thursday to question national experts on how the country can plan for a better economic future in the face of skyrocketing federal debt, an aging population and rapidly rising health care costs. David M. Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States, and Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, will discuss these and related issues at a free public program at 7...

2008-10-02 15:00:36

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Carrie Conko of National Press Club, +1-703-993-4899, cconko@gmu.edu; or Cary OReilly, Chairman, NPC Newsmakers Committee, +1-202-624-1859; or Myra Sung of Peter G. Peterson Foundation, +1- 212-542-9266, msung@pgpf.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--The following was issued today by the National Press Club: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) National Press Club "NEWSMAKER"Media Briefing Wednesday, October 8, 2008...

2006-03-14 15:20:53

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States is headed for a financial crisis unless it alters its course of racking up big budget deficits year after year, Comptroller General David Walker told a British audience on Tuesday. "If we continue on our present course, a fiscal crisis is only a matter of time," Walker said in the course of an address to the London School of Economics in which he stressed the need for the United States to get its fiscal house in order. The comptroller general acts...


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David Walker
2012-10-27 13:40:43

David Walker was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born David Mathieson Walker on May 20, 1944 in Columbus, Georgia and graduated from Eustis High School in Eustis, Florida in 1962. He then went on to attend the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1966. Upon graduation, he went through flight training in Florida, Mississippi, and Texas and was subsequently named a Naval Aviator in December 1967. His first...

Mark Lee
2012-10-25 11:41:36

Mark Lee is a former NASA astronaut and USAF Colonel. He was born Mark Charles Lee on August 14, 1952 in Viroqua, Wisconsin. He is an Eagle Scout and a graduate from the Class of 1970 at Viroqua High School. He attended the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering in 1974. He then trained at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas and at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in preparation for his assignment at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, where he...

Frederick Hauck
2012-10-18 14:05:34

Frederick Hauck is a retired Captain and pilot in the United States Navy, and a NASA astronaut. He was born Frederick Hamilton "Rick" Hauck on April 11, 1941 in Long Beach, California. He was raised in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., and he graduated from  St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. in 1958. He then went on to attend Tufts University as a Navy ROTC student, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from in 1962. He was commissioned upon graduation and reported...

Stanley Griggs
2012-10-18 12:15:34

Stanley Griggs was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Stanley David Griggs on September 7, 1939 in Portland, Oregon. He remained in his hometown throughout his childhood, became an Eagle Scout during his school years, and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1957. He then went on to attend the United States Naval Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1962. Shortly after, he began Naval pilot training and earned his United States Navy pilot...

Frederick Gregory
2012-10-18 12:12:55

Frederick Gregory is a former NASA astronaut and retired USAF Colonel. He was born Frederick Drew Gregory on January 7, 1941 in Washington, D.C. and lived there throughout his childhood. He graduated from Anacostia High School in 1958 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1964. During his time with the Air Force, he was honored with many awards, including the Presidential Rank Award, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.