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…

What happens when art meets abortion?

by Marisa Martin -- Judith Gait paints tragic and gruesome things because of a series of legal decisions. Both the Parliament of the United Kingdom and the Supreme Court of the United more…