by Lee Camp
North Korea believes that by giving up its nuclear arms, Libya fatally compromised its national security.
The Occupy movement seems as if it has the potential to do great things. While it professes no leadership, it has galvanized the left—and a growing part of the middle, possibly—in ways that no other issue has over the past decade—since the invasion of Iraq, actually. And galvanize it has—it’s a worldwide phenomenon now, here […]
Some people think I hate Christians. My occasional comments on Tim Tebow probably have something to do with that perception, although you have to aggressively project a hater stereotype on me to make that work. Which a lot of Christians are happy to do, make no mistake. I won’t lie, though. I’m very much not […]
by Chip Ainsworth The cold air chased me south from New York into Pennsylvania and on through Virginia into North Carolina. “We had snow here last week,” exclaimed Sarah Edwards. “We haven’t had snow in 15 years.” Edwards was speaking from behind her desk at the Ava Gardner Museum in downtown Smithfield, a Tar Heel […]
“Prices are set on the margin,” goes a general statement in economics and finance. It sounds a bit glib as an explanation for the current abject state of the global economy. How for the “want of a nail” could the battle be lost? Think of an airplane consisting of 100 seats which only breaks even […]
It depends on what you mean by “save.” Recently The Financial Times ran a story (“Shale gas boosts US manufacturing“) discussing the fact that a number of companies, both American and non-American, were either re-opening chemical or fertilizer plants in the United States, or were building new plants. This trend has emerged as the result […]