Posts Tagged ‘politics’

He was probably the foreign leader with the greatest impact on my childhood. I remember when the Soviet Union collapsed, and how things changed. Most kids don’t hear stories of Solidarity as children (especially not as bedtime stories), but my brother and I were raised knowing that half of our heritage was being oppressed. So […]


The husband is writing a paper on radical Islam’s view of the end times. Now, I think most eschatology is pretty weird to start with but the president of Iran, Mahmood Ahmadinejad, is a whole other thing unto himself. Along with his view that the world’s going to end really soon. (And that the mahdi […]


I’m sitting here, reading Mahmood Ahmadinejad’s blog, wondering if I should worry that the government is watching me, and keeping tabs on the fact that 2/3 of the blogs I read are written by people living in the middle east? Mostly Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. Gosh darn, I hope not. Otherwise, there could be some […]