News and opinion from around US-opolis for Thursday, March 24, 2011.
It has been two weeks now since Japan was hit by its worst crisis in over sixty years. Though eastern and northern Honshu are still experiencing aftershocks on a daily basis, and new concerns about food and water contamination, power shortages, and the ongoing repair problems at the nuclear power […]
OK, Congress is mad at the President. I get it. They’re mad because he didn’t ask them for their permission to join two other permanent members of the UN Security Council in effecting a no-fly zone over Libya in order to dissuade a brutal dictator from committing what would, effectively, […]
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Wednesday, March 23, 2011.
As nations, corporations, and media outlets go to war, you can now play along at home!
As I have been considering this “war” in Libya, I have been countering any number of arguments against the Admin’s actions. I would list them as such: 1) The risk to our military. Seriously. Please. If one wants to make a moral argument against this action, this is not a […]
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Tuesday, March 22, 2011.
In an online conversation this past weekend, someone reminded me of something I hadn’t thought about in years – the Reagan Presidential campaign of 1980. Some of the most effective campaign commercials used by the Reagan team during that election cycle were ones which utilized audio and video clips of […]
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Monday, March 21, 2011.