Screw the economy; it’s the foreign policy, stupid.
Blast from the Past
Why don't more people know about Borgelt's criminal negligence? Chalk it up to the bizarre nature of gun control politics, where pro-control lobbies propose additional regulations when those in place are battered and leaking illegal weapons like a sieve. Thus, the national discussion is always about the latest proposed control, and not whether those controls have been effective in the past.
Mike Bloomberg is breaking down walls at City Hall. Literally. With no walls to separate the rows of desks lining the room, the atmosphere resembles a frenetic, high-energy trading floor more than a government office. Bloomberg’s desk—the command center for the operation—sits directly in the middle of the room, right in the heart of the action.
Residents of the wealthy San Fernando Valley have organized a campaign to secede from Los Angeles county. If the campaign is successful in the November referendum, it will set an unwise precedent for succession.
I play my hand as it’s dealt to me and I have no idea what the future holds in terms of whether or not I can make a contribution.
In his capacity as a diplomat and public figure, Henry Kissinger lied to the press, ignored human-rights abuses, and disavowed accountability.
The World Economic Forum, an annual conference that combines discussions and parties, brought to Manhattan a diverse and elite group of politicians, business people, and celebrities. Protestors, of course, followed in their wake. Students and activists flowed in from all parts of the world to voice their opposition to the murky and diffused phenomenon of globalization.