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 Will Offensicht | Jan 25, 2008 | 6
GM found that when you ask for government help, you'd better be careful - you might get what you wish for, and our guys have a track record of losing negotiations.
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 | Dec 5, 2007 | 7
By taking this preposterous action, the CIA has provided a signal service.
By Petrarch | Nov 26, 2007 | 0
Unlimited money, unlimited visibility, unlimited clout - what could possibly go wrong?
By Petrarch | Nov 19, 2007 | 1
Somehow, we have reached the point where we view democracy and elections as ends in themselves. But they aren't.
By Will Offensicht | Nov 5, 2007 | 9
Leaders know that there's nothing as disruptive as information.
By Will Offensicht | Oct 8, 2007 | 10
What does Mr. Gates plan to do with all the extra people that won't die from malaria now that his foundation has found a cure?
By Petrarch | Sep 21, 2007 | 1
Virtually everyone who is anyone in American politics and media has roundly condemned any thought that Iran's President Ahmadinejad should be allowed to desecrate Ground Zero with his noisome presence. They are making a mistake.
By Will Offensicht | Aug 28, 2007 | 8
The Romans understood nation building, an art we and the British have forgotten.