The federal government may have run up a 16.75 trillion dollar debt, but it also has some mighty appealing assets.
Americans are hounded from the moment they are born until the moment they die by a regulatory state where being left alone has become the greatest of luxuries.
We have a global gang violence problem.
It was easier to blame it on YouTube.
You can catch glimpses of a city reeling from the incomprehensible.
The Republican Party is what it is because it lacks that sense of moral conviction. It takes positions for convenience.
Japan the country and the society are still peering into the abyss.
"Cancer is a white man's disease," said MSNBC political commentator Al Sharpton.
Obama's shamelessness isn't incidental to his actions; it's their whole point.
The last election didn't fix Egypt. There's no reason to believe that another one will.
Eventually Prime Minister Rabin, who had offered up so many Israelis as sacrifices of peace, was privileged to himself became a sacrifice of peace.
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The modern left has become a curious amalgam of the modern, the post-modern and the savage.
The world was deeply moved when Arafat waddled up to the UN podium, with his gun, wearing a mismatched cotton rag on his head.
The messages from the region are as worthless as the cheerful prognostications about waves of reform from Western media men who know little of the Middle East beyond its waiters and airports.
It's still going on now. The same old courtship that has become the mid-life crisis of the West.
Obama's 6 trillion dollar debt is a testament to the high price of ignorance.
The only real things keeping American cities from going bankrupt are inertia and some fancy cultural footwork.
No one who was born after 1935 has walked on the moon. That period is swiftly becoming a historical relic.
Every aspect of life was industrialized, regulated and militarized, but it wasn't the fictional militarization that frenzied pacifists imagine, but real life militarization.