Oh, those embarrassing royal sex scandals

by Marisa Martin -- Lurid, royal scandals are some of the most appealing problems in the world. Every nation should have a few. Proffering intrigue and scandal without bloody daggers (recently anyway), more…

Abolitionists: Still fiery after all these years

by Marisa Martin -- Russel Hunter believes the church should be vexed and agitated, causing anguish and dissension if necessary. To that end he and his fellow abortion-abolitionists are following in the more…

Art for nukes: Better than a cookie sale

by Marisa Martin -- Willem de Kooning never would have dreamed his paintings would someday aid a deranged Ayatollah fund an atomic war chest and perhaps even trigger WWIII. Thanks to John's more…

Ultimate hypocrisy: Assad's Christmas tree

by Marisa Martin -- Embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has a Christmas tree in his condo. At least he did through the holidays in 2010, in what may possibly be the last more…

Why is Lenin in Seattle?

by Marisa Martin -- Shortly after the fall of the Soviet empire, memorials to Marxist luminaries began to tumble as well. Across Romania, Georgia and even Russia, the papas of the Proletariat more…