Perhaps it’s time for us to have that little chat…
(H/T to the Derb)
The UK Telegraph writes that, taken as a whole, the US is rather a force for good in the world than otherwise. Shame about the perception, though:
(The) results of a poll by Telegraph.co.uk show, its standing in Europe is low. In Britain, France, Germany and Russia, more people thought that the United States [...]
The junior senator* from Massachusetts once again helps to inform the debate.
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) believes that on September 11 “we were basically at peace.”
Asked to clarify his remarks, specifically asking about the attacks on the U.S.S. Cole during Barack Obama campaign conference call, Kerry said, “well, we hadn’t declared war,” The [...]
Trouvant une vierge en France? Ca n’est pas facile ces jours:
France’s ruling UMP party has opposed a French court’s decision to annul a marriage between two Muslims because the wife lied about being a virgin.
The Lille court’s decision has also angered feminists who say it amounts to a fatwa against women’s liberty.
The WSJ has an interesting article in the front section about game theory, specifically a game which allows players to pool resources and receive rewards. In order to test how different cultures deal with collaboration – and, just as importantly, non-contributors – players are allowed to hoard their own resources and still share in [...]
Not feeling the love, in the Great White Up:
It should be no secret that the military goes in harm’s way and occasionally uses force to carry out government policy. To reap the benefits of military service, but then cut and run when things start to heat up, is reprehensible and Canadians should want [...]