Correcting Black

I finally got around to reading the actual Fortune article that provided a stark contrast that I remarked on yesterday.  Or, at least, I read most of it.  Okay, maybe some of it. The point being is that while I came to the article ready to absorb the whole thing, I kind of tripped up on a single point that...

A Debate We’re Happy To Have

Seriously, the deja vu couldn’t be more defined; the latest salvo in the current national security debate in the presidential election so frighteningly similar to the nature of the debate four years ago it’s enough to make your head spin. And at the heart of it, despite all the talk that McCain...

Please, Mr. President, Keep Talking

While it may be overstating things a bit to say that the Democratic party has a serious unity problem right now, it is not an overstatement to recognize that, temporary or permanent, fractures have been formed. There are plenty of reasons for this, two great candidates, both of whom having done a fabulous...

Bush’s Anti-Terrorism Program: The Very Definition of Inefficiency

If you’re like me, then the effectiveness of Bush’s anti-terrorism programs are irrelevant.  That they infringe upon civil liberties and make mockery of our right to privacy is enough to condemn them alone. But let me speak to those who may not be like me, that would give away some freedoms for...

Lunatic Right Does NOT Admit UN Hysterics

Look, I can’t explain the fanatical disdain the lunatic right holds for the United Nations. They could not hate the organization more if it were populated entirely by clones of Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. What is truly sad though, is that they search high and low for excuses to bash the...

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