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 Hobbes | Feb 8, 2008 | 1
The Archbishop of Canterbury believes not only that his religion is dying, but his country's legal and political structure are doomed as well.
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 Hobbes | Jan 31, 2008 | 5
When Commodore Matthew Perry opened Japan to the west, he took American and British missionaries along. In addition to translating, they also helped with education.
By Hobbes | Jan 30, 2008 | 4
This video just gave us the best news we've heard out of the Middle East in a long, long time -- Iraqis are beginning to laugh at their leaders.
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 Hobbes | Nov 30, 2007 | 4
It's the teddy bear being insulted, by being given such a disreputable name.