'Current Affairs' Archive

Democracy Doesn't Work In Impoverished Nations

September 16th, 2009 / Books, Current Affairs, Newswire / 10 comments

America's got to end its deadly devotion to democracy via Christian Science Monitor Democracy is a messy business, even in wealthy countries. One look at the Tea Party demonstrations proves ...

Are They Really Trying To Ban Divorce?

September 14th, 2009 / Current Affairs, Humor, Newswire, Religion / 7 comments

Apparently emboldened by the success of Prop. 8, it seems California religious nutters are now gathering signatures to put an initiative to ban divorce on the ballot in 2010. I still can't ...

Limbaugh Can Dish It Out...

May 11th, 2009 / Celebrities, Current Affairs, Newswire / 5 comments

The right is in a holy froth because President Obama laughed at a joke by Wanda Sykes saying she hoped Rush Limbaugh's kidneys would fail. Drudge immediately picked up the ...