“Death of a person is a tragedy. Death of millions is a statistic.” The cynicism of a 20th century Russian, in case you have forgotten Stalin, seems to have disappeared from today’s American agenda. The Haitian apocalypse has mobilized the whole world and has also inevitably generated a mega show. On Friday [Read more]
A wind of populist revolt is now shaking the Democratic camp and the president himself seems to be overtaken by populist convulsion.
President Obama’s war against al-Qaida is growing in strength, dragging the United States a little farther into a quagmire with each day.
He knows Americans aren’t interested in hearing about “vision” at the moment. The bottom line is that people have to be able to pay for the cure their doctor has prescribed for them.
First Stop: Tampa, Florida
Less than 24 hours after his State of the Union speech, the president scheduled a trip on Thursday, January 28, to the northern region of Florida, which swung in his favor in 2008. His goal is to show the role of the government in creating jobs, now ranked number one in his priorities. [Read more]
It is about time the U.S. engages actively with Asia.