No, I won’t vote for him, but the former two-term Governor of New Mexico is going to shake things up in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Every candidate runs as a “true” conservative and struggles to define himself, especially if they have low name recognition. That will not be a problem for Gary [...]
March 2009: In Ramadi, hundreds of Iraqis protest a visit by former Iranian President Rafsanjani.
How many times have we heard that the war in Iraq was a victory for Iran? During almost every speech I’ve given, some audience member professes how stupid the Bush Administration was for failing to see that the majority of Iraq’s [...]
Covering the National Day of Prayer, Stephen Colbert last night pulled up statistics about how many blacks, Hispanics, and whites pray before bed. The poll found that 71% of blacks, 45% of Hispanics, and 32% of whites pray before going to sleep.
Colbert then remarked that whites were being “out-prayed” and that if this didn’t change, [...]
Last night on The Daily Show, the editor of Newsweek was the guest where he passionately commented on the importance of this magazine and traditional journalism in general to stopping our democracy from falling into ignorance. You couldn’t help but feel bad watching the interview, but I really don’t think that the rise of the [...]
Pot legalization—the one topic that gets a college classroom riled up. I have seen no other issue that is more capable of making the guy dozing off as the professor talks suddenly become red-faced and articulate. Do not underestimate the power of this issue to get teenagers and young adults (and old adults wanting their [...]
The Daily Show had an interesting point last night about how the media’s explanation of why the car bomb in Times Square failed could actually be teaching the terrorists. It is obvious from the failed crotch-bombing on Christmas Day and this latest incident that the new generation of operatives is not up-to-par with their elders. [...]