Instead of reacting to the Sunday morning political shows, I figured I’d beat them to the punch. “Cheney’s Katrina” has a nice ring to it. All the guests seem to […]
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As anyone who knows me is aware, I’m generally a peaceful and diplomatic fellow. I’m not one to pick fights just for the hell of it. But that said, I’m […]
John Horgan, author of the book The End of War argues that warring or violent behavior is not innate to human nature. Horgan shares the belief of famed anthropologist Margaret Mead that war is a cultural innovation.
Why did Vladimir Putin, firmly entrenched in power, extend suffrage to all citizens and conduct an election that could have cost him his job? The answer has more to do with hanging on to power than losing it.
Higher education faces challenges that are unlike any other industry. What path will ASU, and universities like ASU, take in a post-COVID world?
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
Charges of treason are often used incorrectly in today's political climate. Treason has a very specific definition in the U.S. Constitution.
If all the rational arguments argue against American gun culture, then the irrational (sometimes creepy) ones must be to blame for our fatal firearms attraction.
So Cheney Lavonia has a job for me. In Thailand. Could I email her back? The message is spam and the name is fake, but the pseudonym is both mellifluous […]
If there’s one thing that unites the good guys in movies and TV shows, it’s a hatred of “procedure”—those legal niceties that get the bad guys out of jail and […]
A new meme is emerging in the blogosphere: Obama as the “imperial president.” From the left, Tom Egelhardt claims Obama “has the powers previously associated with the gods” while Steve […]
Since, at its heart, Occupy Wall Street is a conversation about values that is leading to direct action -- a beta test for a better society -- people should not despair that it is a “leaderless movement.”
I always chuckle at the old joke about the dyslexic atheist holding up a sign saying, “There is no Dog!” Whenever talk turns to revelations and apocalypses, we all seem […]
Mark Malloch Brown, a former Assistant UN Secretary General and former UK Foreign Office Minister has today claimed in The Independent newspaper in London that the the ‘great diplomatic triumph’ […]
"President Obama and his administration have embraced the secrecy and usurpations of power that made possible the Bush-Cheney betrayal of American values."
Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the historic eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington - and Eruptions readers share their memories on the blast that captivated the world.
Bush-Gore Debates 2000: The focus was on performance rather than substance.For those that have seen the Nisbet/Mooney Speaking Science 2.0 talks over the past year, you might have witnessed during […]
In one of the strongest declarations I’ve seen from a major newspaper editorial board, the San Jose Mercury News calls on Congress in 2007 to enact major legislation to deal […]
n nn According to Barack Obama, “there are no blue states, no red states, only the United States of America”. That is the rhetoric one should expect from a president-elect, […]
Last Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” former Vice President Dick Cheney told Jonathan Karl that he was “a big supporter of waterboarding.” It’s a remarkable admission, because waterboarding is—as acceptable […]
There is a rough rule of thumb that British political leaders are obliged to contend with, and with mixed feelings. Just as their domestic polls begin to drop, foreigners begin […]
There have been recent signs that the Republicans could bounce back from their devastating defeat last fall in the upcoming midterm elections. As I wrote a month ago, the early […]
I can predict (may I Professor Roubini!), Bank industry is safe now! The had been tested, best and smartest Ben Bernanke! He does not want more money, more fame! He just wants the American survive this recession and serves the people! I wish President Obama would extend one more term for this humble Ben! Let him finish his job!!
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I hope I will be wrong and Adam Smith was right this time-there is moral businessman or businesswoman, never a George Soros or a hybrid “Solos” from China, Britain, or Russia to short sell our Banks! rnrnGod bless America!rnrn
We Are Team USA NOW!rnrnMilton Friedman had done a mistake in Chile with his “wanton market” theory!rnWarren Buffett was wrong to encourage public to buy stock too early in NYT. rnAlan Greensplan knows noting about COD and CDS until 2005. So he made a lifetime mistake and ruined his name to bring the tsunami recession to America.rnrnThe above all had been wrong and may be wrong again of their opinions in this recession.rnrnrnrnrnrn
On Feb. 27, 09, Prof. Krugman in his NYT column stated that “ this budget looks very, very good”, that worries me!rnrn
No Bank Nationalization! No!