Turns out that not only have the wealthiest reaped most of the benefits of our recent economy, but they are not as generous about giving back as those making far, far less. A double whammy of a society where incomes are so far out of whack.
Nothing scarier to grown Taliban men than a 17-year-old girl with a book—and a Nobel prize.
The court’s non-decision decision is an acknowledgement that same-sex marriage has a momentum behind it that takes on a certain inevitability.
The actual Mao quote is “Let a hundred flowers blossom.” I decided to go with the more widely quoted, but less accurate, version.
Yes, ebola is a terrible disease. But in the universe of things that are likely to get you, it ranks way, way down the list.
Now we know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall, or, uh, the White House.
Another summit on one of the world’s most pressing issues, another day without any concrete action to do something about it. Just more off-gassing.
Even as we bomb the extremists, we hand them propaganda coups. And here at home we’re on high alert, holding our breath for a domestic terror attack in retaliation for our bombing.
Upon hearing of this latest security lapse, my wife asked if I thought these screw-ups would have occurred with a white president. It’s hard to believe that Secret Service agents would want to allow harm to any president in their charge, regardless of race. But as the incidents pile up it makes one wonder.
It really grates that this congress has done so little, but has still found time for a 5-week summer break followed by another breather to run for reelection. Sheesh.