Double StandardsZimbabwe is a failed state. Its strongman, Robert Mugagbe, has ruled since 1980; and his Big Man style of governance has turned a country that was once the breadbasket of southern Africa into a hungry wasteland.
Washington and Schools
As presidents, neither George Washington nor Abraham Lincoln spent time worrying about schools. Since the Constitution did not assign care for education to the federal government, that became the states’ concern.
Books and Culture
Christian tradition has not been kind to the Jewish claim to the land of Israel.
Back in 1978, on the way to his bar mitzvah, a funny thing happened to Jeffrey Goldberg, now Washington correspondent for The New Yorker: he
A gem among the sayings of the desert fathers has Abba Lot coming to Abba Joseph and saying: As much as I am able, I keep my little rule and