I’m disgusted

It’s always helpful to get an outsider’s perspective on a situation you’re bogged down in.  They can often see the forest for the trees when you can’t.A recent editorial in the British newsweekly The Economist (World Economy: Sticky Patch or Meltdown?) did just that.  I was especially struck by these words near the end of the … Continue reading I’m disgusted

The Israel debate

A friend emailed me shortly after President Obama’s important speech about the Middle East last month:Have been receiving only negative reaction to Obama's recent speech suggesting Israel give consideration to reverting to pre '67 borders in their negotiations. Seems absurd to me given that would leave Israel mostly indefensible. What is going on with Obama? … Continue reading The Israel debate