To all the students who are thinking about borrowing from private banks, be very careful, and most importantly, demand ethical behavior.
I know there has been talk in Washington about helping us "student debt-drowners," but I watch politics go on as usual and it leads me to believe that there will be no help for thousands like me. Where's our bailout?
Thanks to a 23-year-old black man who deceptively looks like an innocent boy, African-Americans, Arabs and the Muslim Diaspora all have something in common. They are more easily viewed as terrorists, and there's no escaping it.
I can't wait to get back to Denver, Aspen, and the West -- the wide open spaces and really cool place, the wildlife, the rivers, the mountains, the light. I won't be allergic to anything once I get off the plane.
The most dangerous scenarios concern countries of some strategic importance imploding and NATO countries (for the moment) lacking the focus and capacity to respond.