The era of big speeches is over.
Excerpt from the Rosie O’Donnell profile: In a May 2005 interview with Geraldo Rivera, O’Donnell charged that since President Bush had “invaded a sovereign nation in defiance of the UN, he is basically a war criminal.” “Honestly,” she said. “He should be tried at The Hague.” She also used the occasion to defend Jane Fonda‘s decision to visit [...]
Perhaps when the history of our times is written, ours will be called The Era of Narcissistic Catechisms. To understand why this is the case it is enough to consider the fortunes of two green movements.On the main stage of global affairs this week we have the much touted UN climate change conference in Copenhagen. [...]
It was January 2009, and Democrats were triumphant. Their party had won major victories in both the House and the Senate, and Barack Obama, arguably the most economically left-wing president in decades, had just won the White House on a promise to finally achieve what had eluded liberals for so long: universal health care. As [...]
Clint Eastwood’s ‘Dirty’ Harry Callahan made audiences appreciate his zero tolerance policy for criminals with lines like “Go ahead, make my day”. Over the course of five films Harry took out the trash for San Francisco. He squashed numerous threats from serial killers to corrupt police officers. He drove ‘bleeding heart’ liberals crazy to the [...]