By Petrarch | Feb 5, 2008 | 6
Americans complain about the lack of true leaders and of today's poll-driven politicians. But if American is a democracy, isn't that exactly how it is supposed to work?
By Fennoman | Feb 5, 2008 | 9
If we're losing jobs and the Chinese are losing jobs, where are they going?
By Petrarch | Jan 24, 2008 | 14
George W Bush, lambasted as the destroyer of peace in the Middle East, may preside over the most welcome development there since the Second World War.
By Petrarch | Jan 23, 2008 | 23
Anyone who thinks there is anything Americans cannot or will not do has lost faith in the American people, and is unfit to lead them.
By Demosthenes | Jan 21, 2008 | 20
In many ways, Martin Luther King was a good man - certainly a highly intelligent man. Well read, well spoken, influential well beyond his life. But equal to all the Presidents of the nation?
By Petrarch | Jan 18, 2008 | 5
The Vice President will be leaving a slimy, black legacy.
By Von Hayek | Jan 16, 2008 | 9
Mitt Romney will win the GOP nomination.
By Petrarch | Jan 8, 2008 | 0
A computer can only do what it's told, or programmed, to do - it can't force people to do anything, unless they allow it to do so.
By Petrarch | Jan 3, 2008 | 8
The conservatives have rightly complained about the fiasco that was the CNN/YouTube debate, to say nothing of Chris Matthews' execrable moderating. Now the shoe is on the other foot, and it doesn't fit any better on that side.
By Demosthenes | Dec 31, 2007 | 7
The recent, less-than-informed coverage of the death of Benazir Bhutto reminds us of Neville Chamberlain's infamous comment about Czechsolovakia as " a faraway country about which we know nothing."