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Ronald Reagan Was No Neocon: Peace Through Strength Did Not Mean War at Any Price

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics
Doug Bandow

A de facto peacenik who was horrified by the prospect of needless war, Reagan likely would have been appalled by the aggressive posturing of most of the Republicans currently seeking the White House.

9 Budget Beach Hotels That Are Really, Truly Cheap

Oyster | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Finding an acceptable beach hotel on a shoestring budget is no mean feat -- and it can be all the more frustrating when recommendations from well-meaning friends leave you wondering whether they understand what "budget" really means.

The 12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Oyster | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel
Oyster

No matter the destination where you're heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it's nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won't shock you with any unwanted surprises.

Review: American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity

Peter Van Buren | Posted 04.26.2015 | Books
Peter Van Buren

Chris Appy's American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity is a book-length essay on the Vietnam War and how it changed the way Americans think of ourselves and our foreign policy.

Welcome To The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas...

Is This a Real-Life Hobbit Hole or a Hotel?! Maybe Both...

Oyster | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Sleeping in a Hobbit hole is a fantasy for many, and this hotel may be as close as you can get. And unlike the Hobbit holes in the Shire, this property faces the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean.

Congenital Resolve

Steven Clifford | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Operation INHERENT RESOLVE is the name for our military intervention against ISIL. Obama selected this strategy because it was his least worst policy ...

Cuba Libre: Obama Frees a Monster in America's Head

Dan Siegel | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics
Dan Siegel

The Cold War against Cuba not only made life worse for ordinary Cubans. It also diminished America's own democracy and undermined its lofty spoken commitments to human rights and the rule of law.

This Dog Is Battling Bone Cancer And Had His Leg Amputated, But He's Still Loving Life

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.05.2014 | Good News

Life has not been easy for this pooch, but it hasn't stopped him from living it up. A short film uploaded to YouTube called "Tri-Pawed: Embracing ...

We Need a Marshall Plan for Clean Energy in the Caribbean

Richard Schiffman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Unlike an industrial powerhouse like Germany, for example, few Caribbean countries are in a position to fully exploit their renewable energy potential.

Obama Isn't Weak, He's Simply Emulating Reagan

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Aside from the various economic and political similarities faced by both leaders, there's one thing that critics fail to remember when evaluating the current president: Obama's uncanny ability to emulate Ronald Regan.

Sailing the Grenadines -- By the Whim of the Wind

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

"Hark now, hear the sailors' cry. Smell the sea and feel the sky." -- Van Morrison Friends had told me about an old, iconic ship that offered a most...

Ukraine 2014 Is Grenada 1983

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

Before the U.S. gets too worked up about the Russian "invasion" of Ukraine, it should recall its own invasion in 1983 of the idyllic island of Grenada some 100 miles from the United States.

The Missing Piece of the Entrepreneurial Puzzle

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
N. Kimron Corion

entrepreneurs tend to go full speed ahead, without first understanding one of the fundamental principles of business planning, and that is first identifying their customer profile.

Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture in Grenada

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
N. Kimron Corion

Students need to know that they do not need to leave school and go look for jobs, but that they can leave school and create jobs, thereby creating employment not only for themselves, but also for others.

True Love: Where Do Your Chocolate Hearts Come From?

Mark Schuller | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Mark Schuller

Valentine's Day is around the corner. One of the ways in our consumer society we are encouraged to show our love is through buying chocolate. But is it true love on the other end?

Meatless Monday: Spice Me Up for Christmas

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

If the idea of anything other than a white Christmas seems strange, spend Christmas in the islands -- they love it there, decorating lavishly, yet tro...

Will Grenada Always Be a Poor and Middle Class Society?

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
N. Kimron Corion

Grenada's biggest weakness is also its greatest strength: its people, and their perception of money and debt. Grenadians and other nationalities need to wake up and take charge of their finances.

Grenada: 'A Lovely Little War'

Bill Bigelow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Bigelow

Unless teachers "teach outside the textbook," students won't learn about Grenada or about anything else that might call into question the U.S. authority to impose its will whenever it wishes. The specifics of the Grenada invasion are unique, but when students are encouraged to ask critical questions, they can recognize that intervention in Grenada is part of a pattern.

Obama And Syria: Learning the Lessons of Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan

Richard Brodsky | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The real world tends to expose flaws in the best theories. Syria has done just that. However we come out on this debate, Obama's decision to delay action until Congress acts matters. His deferral to Congress builds a wall against cowboy military adventures in the future.

Gun 'Background Check' on Pentagon

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

Stringent "background checks" are central to many proposals for curbing gun violence. The following is a background check on the nation's largest buyer of firearms.

Cruising The Off-Beat Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Several passengers head off to the Cays' iconic Horseshoe Reef, a long, shallow strip of coral known as one of the best snorkeling spots in the Caribbean.

It's A Bird! It's A Plane! It's...Kirani James?

AP | Posted 08.11.2012 | World

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- It's a bird! It's a plane! It's...Kirani James? The prime minister of Antigua says he wants Caribbean airline LIAT to name o...

10 Sure Signs America Is in Decline

David Macaray | Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy
David Macaray

Washington survived Valley Forge, Kennedy survived PT-109, Reagan survived a gun shot. And our commander-in-chief passes out from eating a pretzel. Who can deny that our best days are behind us?

Grenada Gravedigging To Solve Cold War Mystery

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada — A haunting Cold War mystery is getting a fresh look on the Caribbean island of Grenada, where officials are trying to lo...