On Monday, the eve of the judgment against Luis Posada Carriles in El Paso, Texas, a terrorist in Tucson, Arizona shot Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in the head. She is between life and death. The assassin, Jared Loughner, fired an automatic weapon. As I write these lines, the count is six dead, among those a young [Read more]
... the tea party, formed by the most reactionary and politically backward sections of society, is attempting to drag the Republican Party into extreme and warmongering positions.
The Terminator’s final film in which he played the Governor of California has finally ended, and it was a bomb.
This week the muscular actor turned politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger, left the stage he occupied for six years, leaving the state with the seventh biggest economy in the world completely indebted. He left [Read more]
The media interest around WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, is still in vogue, and it's no wonder. It's not only because WikiLeaks gave the media an early Christmas present, since (at least in Mexico and as editors are aware of), news coverage loses steam in December. It is also because the mistaken decision [Read more]
The origin: When Felipe Calderón decided in December 2006 that the Army would be the central protagonist of the Joint Operations against the organized crime gangs, the military institute entered into a restructuring period that has not yet concluded. To throw solders into the streets, he assumed, among other things, [Read more]
Now with Congress in the hands of the conservatives, the possibility of change is minimal.
Now that the Christmas season is here, the great dilemma for the four million people that will travel by air in the United States is deciding whether they should allow themselves to be x-rayed, with the possibility of being seen totally nude, or if they prefer having their most private parts touched in public. [Read more]
... U.S. authorities have not been able to control the transfer, distribution and consumption of illegal drugs within their own territory.
The heroes of WikiLeaks have uncovered the most destructive empire of all time. ...
But of course reality goes beyond fiction. Now we are living an unanswerable test. If some writer were to propose a novel recounting exactly the entire WikiLeaks affair, I am sure that the editor would have rejected it for being imaginative, implausible and flatly rubbish: Let’s see, who would have thought that a [Read more]