Looking Forward

Thursday morning, I sat in on a conversation in which seven or eight Nicaraguans - now all grandparents - shared their experiences during the 1979 Nicaraguan revolution and under the subsequent Sandanista socialist regime. As they talked about the triumph of the revolution, the honeymoon years of socialism in the early 1980s and the following …

Jonathan in Iraq

More to be proud of: below are photos from my friend Jonathan Carroll in Baghdad. Feel free to leave messages for Jonathan here - I will make sure he gets them. Keep your head down, J-Money.

A Defense and Apology

At the prodding of The Dad, I have done a little more research on Che Guevara, the controversial and now "chic" character whose image (see left) has become a bit of an icon in recent years. The truth, as I've researched it thus far: Ernesto Guevara ("Che") was a Argentinian born physician and communist revolutionary. …