If you read the news consistently as I do, it starts to seem as if there is a report virtually every day about another teacher (often female) who has had sexual relations with a young student. And is anyone surprised?
We hear lots of criticism of the Iraq venture from the left, right and
center. There is everything from silly notions about presidential
prevarication to how “it is only about oil” to one-world government
conspiracy theories. Yet, while military action can rise from policy objectives, it’s often
ignored that policy objectives tend to rise from the time’s prevailing
philosophy. And the truth is that insofar as the war in Iraq has been
misguided, the blame can be laid at the feet of the spirit our age.
The following piece of snap commentary about the perfidious Mike Huckabee was originally posted a few weeks ago. However, with all the "buzz" he has been receiving of late, I decided it was time to give him a bit more of the kind of buzz he deserves.
There is a news story about how Europe's fear of Moslems is on the rise. In particular, the piece focuses on the Netherlands and Iranian-born Dutch politician and former Moslem Ehsan Jami, an outspoken critic of Moslems who try to impose their values on his adopted homeland.