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Category: World

The little building that could

This is Ugland House, George Town, Cayman Islands. Its sole tenant is Maples and Calder, a law firm and company services provider. Yet, amazingly, this modest little office building on […]

Swine flu and irresponsible reporting

There are alarmists among us who start screaming “pandemic!” the minute they hear about a new virus strain. Consider them fringe elements. And there are supposedly responsible journalists who, when […]

There she goes again …

The CDC has identified seven cases of a new strain of swine flu in the US. Five of the seven appeared in San Diego, California, and two near San Antonio, […]

Let the chips fall

November 14, 2005. That’s the date of my first post addressing the use of torture by the Bush administration. (Run a Pied Type search on “torture” to see the rest.) […]

He bowed!? We’re doomed!

Are you kidding me!? I just turned on the news and thought I’d check Fox “News” just for grins (always willing to grant equal time). What should I discover but […]

None so blind

I recently stumbled across a website called The Unapologetic Mexican which, as it turns out, houses an articulate but seething, angry reconquista (nezua, a US citizen by birth). Had I […]

It’s a simple question

I’ve been browsing and got caught up again in the illegal immigration issue. I haven’t been there in a while. The subject didn’t get a lot of attention during last […]