You donít have to be a Ph.D. to realize that we are in a period of transition between the post-WWII era (including the international organizations created at that time) and todayís world, which boasts more democracies than have existed at any time since the founding of our own nation.
For some, stopping a tyrant from terrorizing the world is an important thing to do. For some, opposing the dethroning of a tyrant is important and necessary; because the individual leading the charge to rid the world of the tyrant is, in the opinion of New York Times ace reporter Maureen Dowd, using rhetoric that is not subtle, but "rhetoric [which] is gratuitously gladiatorial."
After all, I explained to the baffled RNC bureaucrats, I advocate abolishing all personal income taxes, reducing the size of the federal government by more than 90%, empowering State and local governments, protecting ALL of the Bill of Rights, and accepting no bribes. Doesn't that make me an excellent Republican?
There's something singular about a man who has been severely tortured. Maybe it's the way he struggles against failing eyesight caused by repeated blows to the kidneys. Or his lop-sided posture, the result of multiple broken bones that have failed to mend properly. Sometimes there is a tremor in the hands or a twitch, a minuscule outer sign of the torment within.