How many Americans are afflicted with “intermittent explosive disorder”?
Awaiting the call to say "the time for compromise is over," and hoist the Jolly Roger.
There will be no retreat, no watering down of the agenda.
Sixteen seconds was all it took to wreck a city. (See also Roger L. Simon: "Haiti and the Rest of Us")
An incident previously described as a passenger setting off firecrackers on a Northwest Airlines flight between Amsterdam and Detroit is now being referred to as a possible terrorist attack.
Others have given us the Christmases past and present. But Christmases future are up to us.
Confirmation bias: “A tendency to search for or interpret information in a way that confirms one’s preconceptions, leading to statistical errors."
The New Scientist's commandments for green living: no clean clothes, decent food, or coffee.
Unbelievably, the original raw data on which global warming theory is based was dumped.
There's too much riding on global warming for its political support to die quickly.
Less soaring rhetoric; more accountability.
The tea party movement and conservative activists continue to rock political life in the GOP. But what ever happened to Obama's grassroots?
FDR assumed Hitler almost had the bomb when he didn't, Bush assumed Saddam had WMD. The responsible thing is for Obama to do the same with Iran.
Entitlement programs have convinced citizens that the government never runs out of free money, a view that is psychologically crippling.
The audience applauded at first, but as Reich related his unspeakable health care “truths,” the applause ceased.
The BBC takes note: global temperatures have not risen in 11 years. (Also read Roger L. Simon: Does Al Gore Ever Wonder if He's Wrong?)
Hollywood's business model is on the brink.
If General McChrystal is charged with winning in Afghanistan, he needs the tools — and he shouldn't be afraid to ask for them.
We will have to wait and see if Obama's concession to Russian sensibilities leads to any breakthroughs in diplomacy.
To the end of his days, McNamara fought a personal war within himself over Vietnam.
Zelaya appears to be riding a tide of resentment against the elite to position himself as a populist strongman.
Events in Iran have taken on a dynamic all their own. Mousavi will either have to "ride the tiger" and lead from the front — or be left behind. (Also read Roger L. Simon: Blood on the Streets: Iran situation worsens and Vodkapundit: Barbarians)
And if not, can the protest movement continue without his support?
The protectors of the Islamic revolution reorganized last year to deal with internal dissent. Their time has come.