Even the predictably dreadful Pittsburgh Pirates seem energized this spring.
The recent murders of four Americans sailing off the coast of Somalia have led to calls for a tougher action against Somali pirates.
Forget about sea robbery, piracy is terrorism at sea. A proper legal definition of piracy will incorporate its traditional elements which still hold true today but also incorporate new acts and motives beyond those of the rollicking 17th century buccaneer.
It was that breakout appearance on Saturday Night Live in 1979 that first introduced the world to Rickie Lee Jones. She performed "Chuck E's in Love" ...
The murder of four Americans should call attention to the increasingly dire situation in Mogadishu, which exacerbates the piracy problem.
It will come as no surprise that, given the attacks by Somali pirates, recent years have seen a marked increase in the call for using private security contractors to protect commercial shipping
According to a Somali pirate spokesperson, the recent fire that crippled the giant cruise ship Carnival Splendor "has sent a shiver through the pirate community."
I've previously pointed out various articles dealing with the use of what we can call a different flavor of PMC, what we can call private maritime con...
On May 27 I wrote about the pros and cons of using private security contractors to fight piracy. But that article considered just the use of puttin...
Over in Samoa, Jerri, having profited from the use of Candice's disloyalty, now suggested cutting her loose, for being untrustworthy. Excuse me? Show me one Insufferable who is trustworthy.
No matter what those dopey Twilight movies tell you, werewolves make lousy house pets. But someone else was morphing into a monster under last night's full moon as well...
An audible gasp could be heard in court when the leader of the pirates announced, "We are doing God's work. We work for Lloyd Blankfein."
Another Major League Baseball season started this week. The games were quite entertaining, but once again the media was asking the question, "How can these guys earn so much money?"
What Somali pirates ultimately need is a realistic alternative. In the 19th Century, Europeans "nation-built" through colonization. In the 21st Century, a new means has to be found to save states like Somalia.
I've combed through this thing line-by-line and pulled out the ten most egregious medical conditions now covered by the hardworking taxpayers.
Cable television is the antithesis of net neutrality. I quit cable because I don't want to pay more for bits of information just because they're called television.