Sixth in a series by Michael Pecaut On Friday, I was one of the million or so people to see the launch of STS-135 live. More than that, I was one of the lucky few to see it from the parking lot of the VAB, 3.4 miles away from launch pad 39A. That might seem […]
Can the Republicans really be so desperate for another candidate named George that they’re considering Pataki, who’s not particularly conservative and three years older than the New Madrid earthquake? Seriously? It’s hard to shake the feeling that there’s some Bush acolyte out there we don’t know about yet who will enter at some point.
Ellen pulls the sweater tight around her, feels the strength of the wind begging her to let go, embrace the brisk cold of this November night. Three twenty in the morning and she knows this is not where she should be. She should be wrapped up in a blanket next to Steven, sharing body heat, […]
Fifth in a series by Evan Robinson Thirty years ago last April, six of us set out from Lake Geneva, WI, in two cars. We had told our bosses that we were taking a few days off to see Columbia’s first launch. Lawrence, his wife Josie, and Jeff were in Lawrence and Josie’s car. Erol, […]
Ineffective in halting Iraq’s nuclear-weapons program, Israel’s attack on the Osirak nuclear reactor can’t be used as a precedent for a military strike to halt Iran’s nuclear-enrichment program.