Jillian Michaels Could Turn Out to be the Biggest Loser of All


Alright, so I admit it, I enjoy watching the “Biggest Loser” now and then. At first I was put off by the title, but after watching it, it really seemed to change lives—who can argue with that right?
After reading a short piece in The Huffington Post about an interview with one of their star trainers, [...]

Allawi Wins and the Media Misses the Significance


Former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi’s al-Iraqiya bloc has won the most seats in Iraq’s parliament. Polls before the election showed a very comfortable lead for al-Maliki’s State of Law coalition, which came in a very close second. The biggest loser was the Iraqi National Alliance, a bloc of pro-Iran Shiite religious parties.
In a previous article [...]