Politics

Statesmen, Messiahs, Masterminds and Machiavellians

The Libyan Debacle

American participation in the war in Libya is a disgrace on many levels. Leaving aside the question of its constitutionality (make war first, consult Congress maybe later?), there is the question of American honor. Should Qaddafi be ousted, it will be a Pyrrhic victory, as personally disastrous for President Obama as the ouster of the…

Rupert Murdoch and Predictions of His Future

Here is a very interesting story by Nat Hentoff about the scandal swirling around scandal monger Rupert Murdoch, or “dad” as we laborers in his vast vineyard were won’t to call him back in the day. After all, he kept the food on the table. When Rupert Murdoch Was My Boss . It would be sad…