John McQuaid: The Jack Bauer Decade
Let your agents go all Jack Bauer and they might kill a few terrorists. But there's going to be excesses, collateral damage, disastrous mistakes. In the movies or TV, such inconvenient fallout is airbrushed out. Not in real life.
Raúl de Molina: Thanks for the Welcome
So as we advance into 2010, Lou Dobbs, take a moment to reflect. Remember that one of the Latinos you so systematically bash could well be your president one day. You can bet your Senate run on it.
Timothy Karr: Top 10 Internet Moments of 2009
More than a decade ago, President Clinton pledged that every person in America would soon be able to go online "to order up every movie ever produced or every symphony ever created in a minute's time."
Les Leopold: Wall Street's 10 Biggest Lies of 2009
Not only are we richly rewarding those who wrecked our economy, but also, we have to put up with hundreds of fabrications about how the big banks got us here. Here is my biggest, fattest lies list for 2009.
Rich Robinson: Top Ten PR Blunders of 2009
For some this was, as Queen Elizabeth might say, "annus horribilis" -- a horrible year. For the rest of us, it was another lesson in public relations crisis management.
Frans de Waal: The Animal Noble Prizes of the Decade
At the start of the decade, most of us believed that only chimpanzees might come anywhere near our wonderful human intellect, but by 2010 we realize that dogs, birds, monkeys, and elephants also challenge the human-animal divide.