The Drug War: Latin American Perspective

I couldn’t say it better myself. Three prominent politics from Latin America on the drug war, from the Wall . . . → Read More: The Drug War: Latin American Perspective

Fred Ex and the Problem with John McCain

The Wall Street Journal has a great article this morning about Fred Smith of FedEx, the economy, and John McCain. Smith supports McCain because of four key issues: trade, taxes, energy and health care. I don’t trust McCain on the biggest issue — spending.

Fred Smith is one of the great heroes of the modern US economy. . . . → Read More: Fred Ex and the Problem with John McCain

The line between conservative and fascist

Today’s Wall Street Journal has as its featured editorial a piece it calls “The Italian Job”. You can see bits of it at: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1791228/posts

This concerns a practice known as extraordinary rendition. Here CIA agents, working with Italian officials, kidnapped an Egyptian imam named Nasr and took him to Egypt where he was tortured and held for . . . → Read More: The line between conservative and fascist