Tag: america

jamespettit

The Curious Case of the Half Ambassador

Word count: 421 What happens when the United States appoints a new ambassador to a friendly, allied country? There’s a little ceremony and then a press release goes out. Right? Well that’s sort of what happened today. The United States now has a new ambassador to Moldova and here he is, saying hello to the… Read More ›

Everyone is jealous of fat profits

Losing Our Religion

A couple of days ago, I received a very nice email from one of the editors of WordPress, informing me that my post about Jamie Oliver was going to be featured on their front page. As a result, my post generated a lot of comments and other feedback. I think that merits a follow-up post… Read More ›

Fool me once, shame on you.  Fool me 500 times, shame on me.

Another Dream Deferred

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun or fester like a sore, and then run? Does it stink like rotten meat or crust and sugar over, like a syrupy sweet? —Langston Hughes Five days ago, there was a surge of joy in Romania after the website… Read More ›