Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Paul Krugman has a piece in the NY Times discussing how government spending is our best way out of the crisis right now.: It’s politically fashionable to rant against government spending and demand fiscal responsibility. But right now, increased government spending is just what the doctor ordered, and concerns about the budget deficit should be […]

Just as the dry winds can stoke the flames of fires around Los Angeles, McCain and Palin (mostly Palin) have created an inferno of hatred among their supporters.  Check out the video below: Listen closely to the tones in their voices.  The combination of desperation (their candidate of choice is losing) and fear of the […]

The fact that there is so much talk about the presidential campaign for 2008 already only emphasizes the obvious desire for Americans to move away from the Bush administration and the decisions they’ve made. It also seems to be a symbol of a newfound strength for the Democratic Party that so many new political stars […]

I remember back in the debates between Bush and Kerry when Kerry was first asked what was the “the single most serious threat to the national security to the United States”. He replied: Nuclear proliferation. Nuclear proliferation. There’s some 600-plus tons of unsecured material still in the former Soviet Union and Russia. At the rate […]