Economic Leader David Walker Headlines at upcoming POC Event
On March 13, 2009, the Potomac Officers Club will host the Honorable David Walker, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and former Comptroller General of the United States and head of the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Walker has built a remarkable reputation as the government's Chief Audit Officer. He rang warning bells on the fiscal state of the union long before the economic crisis hit home for most Americans. Members of the Potomac Officers ClubRegister here to see Walker in person. See below for a video of Walker, from last year, while he was Comptroller General for the United States, speaking on the looming financial threats facing our nation.
Email Addicts Rejoice: The Rise of the Obamaberry
For weeks, the media has been abuzz with the future of the Blackberry in the White House.“ President Obama has convinced his security team to allow him to keep his Blackberry, albeit with some hush hush modifications. He quipped, “”I won the fight but I don’t think it’s up and running yet,” He will use it to communicate with senior staff and a select group of personal friends.
Security experts expect President Obama to use a NSA-approved “smartphone“ in addition to the Blackberry. A leading contender for this is the Sectera Edge developed by General Dynamics. Read more here.