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October 2012

How To Defuse Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

 
 
 
How To Defuse Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions
 
(Second in a two part series)
 
For sheer horror, nothing could compare to the detonation of a nuclear weapon by terrorists.  Cities would be uninhabitable. Markets would plunge, leading to a global depression. Martial law would likely be imposed, with civil liberties turned into unaffordable luxuries of the past. Chaos would rule, life in the West would never be the same, and the terrorists, for all practical purposes, would have won.

Why Do Iran And Libya Dominate Our Debates?

 
Why Do Iran And Libya Dominate Our Debates?
 
Part 1 of 2 dealing with Middle East – once and for all
 
Pop Quiz 1: Which of the following is true:
 
A) It took Iran 25 years to build one subway line in its only major city, and 26 years to open a new airport.
 
B) Iran is once again garnering incredible attention in the presidential election. As a result, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s ego has gone through the roof of the mosque.
 

Tip The Scales Against Obesity? Try Shame

 
Tip The Scales Against Obesity? Try Shame
 
Part 2 of 2
 
Several years ago, one of the best-loved theme parks in the world shut down a classic ride so it could make some “large” adjustments.  Why the need? It was something very “deep-seated” --- people had become so obese that the boats in which they rode were scraping the bottom.
 

No Voter ID Is Ultimate Disenfranchisement

 
NOT Having Voter ID Is Ultimate Disenfranchisement
 
“Voter ID… is going to allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania.”
 
So pontificated Republican state House Majority Leader Mike Turzai ­­after Pennsylvania enacted its voter ID law this year.
 
Was Turzai’s statement partisan, polarizing and dumb? Yes on all counts.
 
But so what? That’s completely irrelevant.
 

Obese News Anchor Sinks Over A Weighty Issue

 
Obese News Anchor Sinks Over A Weighty Issue
 
Part 1 of 2 on obesity, bullying and the lack of shame in America
 
Think just because there’s a presidential election there aren’t other “big” issues? Believe that, and pigs can fly.
 
In fact, there is a large --- huge, even --- discussion eating at many Americans, the girth of which we are still trying to get our arms around.
 
What is this weighty issue that once again has been feasted upon by both sides?
 

Timid Presidential Debate Format Needs To Be Rebutted

 
Timid Presidential Debate Format Needs To Be Rebutted
 
Even France Does It Better With Their Debates
 
 
Any time we look to France for anything, we're in trouble.
 

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