William Katz: Urgent Agenda
SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2009
WUHAN, China, June 12 (UPI) -- A 68-year-old Chinese man said he wound up in the hospital due to an over-enthusiastic celebration for a gambling game win.
Government health care. This is what it leads to.
FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's socialist leader wished his hard-line Iranian counterpart good luck in his re-election bid in Iran's presidential ballot Friday. Speaking to supporters Thursday, Hugo Chavez called Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "a courageous fighter for the Islamic Revolution, the defense of the Third World, and in the struggle against imperialism" — a reference to the U.S. government's foreign policy.
Friendship is such a cozy thing, isn't it?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wellesley College has decided to create an international studies school named after one of its most famous alumnae -- former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Wellesley officials said this week that the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs will begin classes in January. Albright will be the school's first visiting professor.
But the current secretary of state, Ms. Hillary, is also a Wellesley graduate. She must be dying, absolutely dying.
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