So far, America has an inauspicious record on dealing with hostage situations. Here I offer my suggestion for a better hostage policy.
As Cardinal Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI was considered the bad cop to Pope John Paul II's good cop.
If you are interested in exploring the concept, this is a must-read.
I, for one, admire and appreciate the FEC taking on this new challenge to protect all us easily-confused citizens from them wily old bloggers. I'll be danged if I couldn't use some oversight myself!
If it becomes clear that facts and logic are irrelevant to the other person, I gracefully exit the discussion because I know it is pointless.
Interview with a Bush Administration political appointee.
Some of our friends on the left are fond of calling themselves members of the "reality-based community"...