'Current Affairs' Archive
A New Dawn

A New Dawn

November 5th, 2008 / Current Affairs / 27 comments

After living through the last eight wasted years in America--writing in outrage for seven of them--it's hard to overstate the elation I share with ...

Bias on bias

November 4th, 2008 / Current Affairs, Newswire / 4 comments

One-two punch for an election-eve finish. A veteran journalist has decided it's time for him to weigh in on media bias. It seemed the 2008 election had become enough of ...

What about Joe the Plumber?

October 16th, 2008 / Current Affairs, Newswire / 15 comments

Since we've been talking about Joe the Plumber in the comments today, here's some background on Joe Wurzelbacher and how he got into John McCain's debate script. Joe Wurzelbacher was ...

Fight, Fight, Fight!

September 5th, 2008 / Current Affairs, Newswire / 20 comments

Gov. Sarah Palin has burst on the scene with style, guts -- and a penchant for distorting the facts, thanks to Bush's former speech writer who wrote her speech ...
Wikileaks 88.80.13.160

Wikileaks 88.80.13.160

February 20th, 2008 / Current Affairs / 15 comments

UPDATE 03.04.08: The judge has now dropped his order, allowing Wikileaks to be reached by its original URL. Following the internet furor over the case, Julius ...

White House Eviscerates CDC Climate Testimony

October 23rd, 2007 / Current Affairs, Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on White House Eviscerates CDC Climate Testimony

WASHINGTON - The White House severely edited congressional testimony given Tuesday by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the impact of climate change on health, ...

Kansas Rejects Coal Plant: Takes Lead on Warming

October 19th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on Kansas Rejects Coal Plant: Takes Lead on Warming

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment yesterday became the first government agency in the United States to cite carbon dioxide emissions as the reason for rejecting an air permit ...

Not Moral Enough to Kill or Die for Their Country

October 18th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Not Moral Enough to Kill or Die for Their Country

The Army, Navy and Air Force unwittingly advertised for recruits on a website for gays, who are barred from military service if they are open about their sexual orientation. ...