Seventeen years after the Kyoto Protocol was drafted, it appears that the U.S. is moving toward taking action to limit the nation’s emissions of greenhouse gases.
A growing, concerted effort from within high-level party ranks to oust the arch conservative chairman of the Virginia GOP is evidence of what promises to be an unsavory spectacle akin to watching a snake wriggle its way out of an old, dead skin.
Nearly every day brings news of trillion-dollar government interventions in the world’s economies.
Earlier this week the Associated Press grappled with the issue of whether or not the current economic downturn has reached the point that it can be called a depression.
There are two things that most pundits commenting on the parameters of the Obama stimulus package don’t seem to get.
The pendulum of history has swung. The Democratic Party now has one of the largest governing majorities ever.
Had Sen. Barack Obama really unloaded on Sen. John McCain in the second presidential debate, as he could have, the outcome of the election would be assured.
In the wake of college basketball analyst Billy Packer’s departure from CBS, sports pundits of all sizes have clamored to comment on his virtues and vices. While some of his peers spared no time lamenting his future absence and applauding his career, others, mainly the youngbloods of the blogosphere wasted […]
Three months ago anyone talking about $200 oil was considered a fear monger, or worse, but things happen fast these days. In the intervening period, oil prices have risen by nearly $40 a barrel and show no signs of stopping. All of a sudden it has become fashionable to start […]
News like that about Sen. Ted Kennedy last week comes like a kick in the solar plexus. It stops everything dead in its tracks. All the jockeying, all the bickering of political and personal lives is put on hold and a deep collective sob is heard issued forth from every […]