The Demise of the Times-Picayune

Posted by root | 24 May, 2012
It’s a major news story in New Orleans. The Times-Picayune will cease its daily publishing schedule for a three day a week printed newspaper. The top staffers are leaving and staff reporters will be cut dramatically according to published accounts. The paper will now focus on its online...

Politics Here and Abroad and Obama's Not So Surprising Revelation

Posted by root | 14 May, 2012
Although American politics is interesting International politics can sometimes be insightful. As America plunges deeper into debt and the Washington politicos seem bent on staying the course, Europe continues to be worth watching. The European Union is in trouble. Massive budget cuts have...