Question of the moment

By giving a peace prize to a president who hasn’t yet been in office for a year (indeed, he was nominated for the prize only two weeks after taking office), thus we haven’t seen the result of his policies in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and Israel/Palestine (to mention nothing of the smaller...

Who Weeps For Rush?

Okay, I have to hand it to them, conservative pundits really seem to be outdoing themselves today. Even before he actually was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, everyone right of center was taking the opportunity to rake Al Gore over the coals over it.  From attacking the Nobel organization, to attacking Gore,...

Our Mr. Bush

For the remaining thirty percent of America who still supports George Bush, criticism is a harshly dealt with commodity.  Either because there is no true defense of his policies or because attacks on policy hit so close to home on their own beliefs, those in this vocal minority can not abide disagreement...

Gore Wins Nobel Prize, Some Hope He’ll Run

Life must be good for Al Gore right about now.  He has won an Oscar for his documentary An Inconvenient Truth, an Emmy for his work on Current TV, and his book Assault on Reason was an immediate bestseller.  Now sweetening what must already seem an enchanted time for the former Vice President, Al Gore has...