By Petrarch | Aug 21, 2008 | 9
It is beautiful, shiny, and impressive, and not entirely valueless - but nothing like as glorious as it appears.
By Petrarch | Jul 17, 2008 | 3
There's just no pleasing some people!
By Petrarch | Jun 24, 2008 | 0
By pulling its funds from Europe, Iran is sending a message to the world: Nyah, nyah!
By Petrarch | Jun 11, 2008 | 1
The days of Westerners traveling with safety, even in benighted lands, are over.
By Petrarch | May 20, 2008 | 1
China's masters are starting to act like they care about ordinary Chinese. Quite a new leaf for Communists.
By Petrarch | May 12, 2008 | 6
There are many places around the world where we should "Do Something!"
By Petrarch | Feb 22, 2008 | 7
It's interesting that Bill Clinton is not called the first African-American president.
By Petrarch | Feb 19, 2008 | 4
There is one way in which we can help the Cuban people, and that is by immediately and unilaterally ending the embargo that has been in place for all these years.
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 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.