12 June 2006
In October 2005, Liberians elected Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as President, an erudite politician who adopted the popular moniker “The Iron Lady,” after defeating her opponent George Oppong Weah a world soccer star turned politician. This war...
11 June 2006
When the House and the Senate pass similar but not identical bills, they create a conference committee to work out the differences.  When they both passed amendments to the "emergency supplemental" spending bill stipulating that none of...
09 June 2006
In 1975 Dorothy T. Samuel published  "Safe Passage on City Streets," a book that examined the state of mind and behavior of people who tended not to get attacked on city streets or tended to walk away unscathed.  She found that the safest...
09 June 2006
How Capitalism Unleashes the Beast of Soulless Avarice

Jinshan Mining Ltd, a leading mineral extraction corporation based in China, has officially announced its ground-breaking technology for extracting gold from the...
06 June 2006
Have you ever heard someone try to argue that the Iraq War was a mistake but that now the proper course is to continue the mistake a bit longer or to carefully end it in a long and complicated way that could take months or years?  Have you...
06 June 2006
I just read an excellent book from http://www.endthewartour.org  called "10 Excellent Reasons Not to Join the Military."  Personally I was never attracted to the military because I could never...

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