Archive for: March 30, 2008

March 30, 2008

Capitalism- Not Perfect, But Certainly the Best

As the United States enters into the 2008 and another presidential election, there is widespread anxiety over the state of the economy. The subprime mortgage crisis, and the subsequent collapse of the housing market have cast a pall across even …

The Audacity Of Hopelessness

As a Jew, growing up in New York, I participated in religious studies no different from my Christian friends. Although the books we read may have been different in context, the message was the same. Be a good person, believe …

This Time, the Japanese Have Just Gone Too Far!

Filed under: Potpourri - 30 Mar 2008

We Americans are, for the most part, a tolerant people, willing to forgive and forget over time. Which is why, despite the best efforts of George W. Bush, America still enjoys positive, and mutually satisfying, relations with most other nations …

Pentagon Plans Expansion of US Special Forces

Filed under: American Military,War On Terror - 30 Mar 2008

Since the start of the Global War on Terrorism, the Pentagon has taken steps to expand the role of the United States Special Operations Command and its forces. In response, the Command has transformed its headquarters to coordinate counter terrorism …

Cultural Affirmative Action

In a way, I prefer the old, overt affirmative action. While it was government-sanctioned discrimination, at least it was, in some measure, more honest than our cultural affirmative action. There is such a thing. It’s when people in the market …