Flying too Close to the Sun

A great commentary from Fouad Adjami.  A few excerpts: There is nothing surprising about where Mr. Obama finds himself today. He had been made by charisma, and political magic, and has been felled by it. If his rise had been

Our Economic Challenges

While I don’t typically look to George Will for lessons on economics, he has a recent editorial that does a nice job explaining the challenges that the O’bama administration has placed on our country.  A few excerpts: Today, Americans are

What a Difference a Year Makes

I believe it was exactly one year ago today that I was commiserating with my family about the direction of the USA based on the new administration coming into Washington… Was O’bama going to be a pragmatist, operating from the center?  Or was O’bama

Can a Moslem Get Along… with other Moslems?

You’ve probably read about Sunni and Shite Moslems blowing up each other at their mosques; Or the Hamas Moslems killing Fatah Moslems… An interesting article in the UK Telegraph about Moslems getting along: The Islamic Solidarity Games, designed to strengthen ties among Muslim

Definition of Threat Levels

This is a good one from StrangeCosmos… describing different Terror Threat Levels around the World: The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent terrorist threats and have raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security

Profiling is Acceptable

I must say that the brouhaha (I finally found a use for that word) about the US ports being managed by a company from an Arab country raises interesting questions.  The political and security issues already have been addressed by