A Memorable Day for TPV: Friday August 17, 2012

Cynicism aside, on Friday, August 17, 2012, The New York Times’ editorial board found its long-lost voice. In fact, ThePotholeView was born out of...

“Dignité, mes fesses!”, Screams the French

Medical care, as a topic of conversation, tends to ignite people around the world and across religions. This time it is hospital gowns. Canadians...
Adon Sheldon, is this all I need to do?

The Scariest Thing about Romney Is Sheldon Adelson

I discovered late in my life that being Jewish is beautiful. Until then I thought that it was just my reflection in the mirror...
In Plain Sight- But Classified

WikiLeaks Cannot Hurt the US Government, Judge Kollar-Kotelly Decided

I used to applaud the decisions of Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the United States District Court in Washington, especially the one describing the Bush...

Breaking News: Sweden – the Best US Ally in the War against Free Speech

Henning Mankell, the acclaimed Swedish mystery writer, is rumored to be resurrecting his Kurt Wallander series with the new installment: Sweden One Step Ahead...

Urination, Shame, and Videotapes – Not a Miramax Release

If only from civics 101, Americans should know that peeing on corpses is not nice.  I doubt that when the colonists fought the Native...

Watch, Don’t Think: The Case of “Top Secret” in Beijing

There is a profound distinction to be made between seeing and thinking, between witnessing something and unpacking it intellectually.  Wrapped up in these concerns,...

Tragicomedy à la Federico Fellini

The United States of America is tired of being the world’s Cesar.  To make sure that it can retire, even if no one steps...

I Went to a Riot and a Palestinian Peace Rally Broke Out. Or. The...

After the fiasco of last year's Gaza flotilla, in which nine Turkish activists were killed when IDF commandos boarded the Mavi Marmara as it...
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