International Politics

Yipes!…

Yipes!…

Here’s a sobering image…

The world is flat…

The world is flat…

Here’s more on Thomas Friedman’s new book “The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century.” Friedman makes...

Chernobyl…

Chernobyl…

Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. Chernobyl is one of those events in history that ought to...

D’oh!…

D’oh!…

So, the heads of state of dozens of countries gathered in Poland yesterday to commemorate the liberation of the Auschwitz...

Economic Armageddon?…

Economic Armageddon?…

Ok, I thought Paul Krugman was harshing my mellow. But this report from the Boston Herald is just flat out...

Obviously no one in WDC paid attention in history class…

Obviously no one in WDC paid attention in history class…

It’s really stunning to me. History used to be the favorite subject of political leaders worldwide. The old saw that...

A fair fight?…

A fair fight?…

Paul Krugman’s latest NY Times Column is a hum dinger. I particularly like this quote: “Did top officials order the...

This is just a list of things that are pissing me off…

This is just a list of things that are pissing me off…

All apologies and credit due to Mr. George Carlin in advance of this, but today’s sermonette is about the major...

Dumb and dumber…

Dumb and dumber…

Ok folks, it�s official; the Bush administration is nothing but a bunch of children. Yesterday�s announcement by Asst. Secretary of...