Daily Archive: March 6, 2009


…speaking of home

Apparently yesterday, in the town of my birth, there was a massive explosion that levelled three buildings downtown.  My parents are visiting there right now, actually, but were nowhere near the blast. Downtown will...



“Something that has long perplexed me is how Americans have persuaded themselves that an important part of their freedom is to be measured by the degree of non-interference of their neighbors in their lives and the...


Obama and Pakistani Politics

The huge news out of Pakistan this week is that cronies of President Asif Zardari (widower of Benzair Bhutto) in the Supreme Court have banned Zardari’s primary rival former PM Nawaz Sharif from holding...