Month: January 2011

the price we pay for freedom

The tragedy that played out in a Tucson supermarket last weekend was a boon to our voracious 24/7 media. It had the perfect ingredients for a steaming media stew- a perfectly deranged killer grinning maniacally from a mugshot, the death…

why afghanistan is not vietnam

The similarities are hard to avoid, the United States sending it’s young men and women into a quagmire of a war with no way to achieve anything remotely resembling a victory. Worse still are the misleading assessments coming out of…