Re: On The Other Hand

Thank you, Andrew, for posting a link to and an excerpt from that speech from Ayaan Hirsi Ali. It ought to be reprinted in every newspaper in America — indeed, ...

Re: Pollution Contd

Good grief. This is the last post I’ll make on this matter, but here’s something a Cornerite wrote to me within the hour: As a Californian I am all too aware that in ...

Re: Pollution

Ramesh, I live with an asthmatic child, so this is not an abstract situation for me. Which is the point I was trying to make: there is a direct connection between my ...

Re: Gop Green

Come on, Ramesh, get outside the Beltway bubble and try to understand what Republican politics are like elsewhere. Here in Dallas, there are lots of Republicans who see Rep. Joe ...

Gop Green

Yesterday here at the Dallas Morning News, we met with a group of local folks that included Margaret Keliher, the Dallas County Judge (which means she’s the top county executive ...

See, Louisiana Does Have Ethical Standards

A South Louisiana blogger notes that last year, Louisiana Public Broadcasting chief Beth Courtney, who sits on the national Corporation for Public Broadcasting board, “claimed the moral high ground in ...

Islam and The Apocalypse

There’s been some pretty serious talk lately about whether or not Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, who is a hardline Islamic revolutionary, believes that he has a responsibility to bring about ...

Crunchies in High Places?

Last year, Education Secretary Margaret Spellings came by to meet with the Dallas Morning News editorial board. She has described herself in various publications as an “Earth Mother Republican,” and ...

Pope Says Islam Can’t Reform

The Asia Times Online columnist Spengler notes that Pope Benedict XVI is recently reported to have observed that Islam cannot reform itself along the lines the West is depending on. ...