Daily Archives: May 25, 2009

Meanwhile, Across The Pond

There’s a scandal of near biblical proportions: Britain’s biggest-ever political scandal began when The Daily Telegraph acquired a disk listing the expense-allowance claims of all “honorable members” (as they used to be called) of Parliament. Details of what every MP … Continue reading

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Fudging It

Something you are generally not reading in the mainstream American media right now: criticism of Barack Obama’s handling of – well – pretty much everything. A week ago, Barack Obama spoke at the graduation ceremony for students at the Roman … Continue reading

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North Korean Nuclear Test Draws Global “Tsk-Tsks”

Slightly altered from the NYT headline. SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea’s announcement that it had successfully conducted its second nuclear test on Monday drew condemnation and criticism around the world, including the United Nations Security Council. The dimensions of … Continue reading

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