Presidential Families: Bush and Clinton

With yesterday’s announcement that Hillary Rodham Clinton is indeed going to make a run for president of the United States In 2016, she faces an interesting dilemma. Namely, to go with the Clinton legacy, or try to forge ahead as just good old Hillary. (By the way, it’s Hillary with two l’s, not one.) HusbandContinue reading “Presidential Families: Bush and Clinton”

Pope Benedict’s retirement options include Gucci, Red Bull and the Shopping Channel

Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of the week. We now know he will be referred to as Pope Emeritus, but what exactly is he going to do? He could take a break from being a fisher of men to be a fisher of … well …fish. He could find a nice lakeContinue reading “Pope Benedict’s retirement options include Gucci, Red Bull and the Shopping Channel”

Bunga Bunga parties, Silvio Berlusconi and Bill Clinton

If you think candidates can baffle with double-talk and vague innuendo during election campaigns in an effort to gain votes and deflect accusations, it’s only when they get elected that their skills in obfuscation develop into a true talent. Successful politicians are renowned for their ability to twist words to mean what they want them toContinue reading “Bunga Bunga parties, Silvio Berlusconi and Bill Clinton”