Month: October 2006

Discrimination and the, um, Differently Abled

Apparently Gallaudet’s incoming president wasn’t “deaf enough” to lead this once-prestigious school for the differently-hearing. We complain about leadership: good, bad and indifferent. Leaders must be passionate about the cause, but not necessarily of the cause. Sure, it would be…

More partition noise

Adeed Dawisha spoke about partition on NPR. I don’t think he goes far enough; like most ‘faces,’ he’s thinking 1-3 years instead of the unfair, ugly realities of Iraq. Still and all, brave of him to talk about partition.

The Case for Partition

As conditions in Iraq worsten, and “stay the course” suddenly never meant what it said (how can four words, four syllables, mean something other than that?), it’s time to look at real ways out. As someone who has spent considerable…

Writing Tools… So close: Ooh, Missed!

I’m always looking out for a good tool to help in writing or mapping ideas. MindJet’s MindManager is brilliant, if expensive for individuals, and not available on-line. PBWiki makes great tools for sharing ideas on-line. Google is helping me move…