Question of the Week #325

Terrorists send the president a message saying that unless he gives them $25 billion, they'll detonate a nuclear bomb in Manhattan. What should the president do? What would you do? Would you feel differently if the city were El Paso or Indianapolis? I hate this type of question. It's the Kobayashi Maru of questions. A … Continue reading Question of the Week #325


There Was a Time…

When I was younger, I liked to think of myself as a patriotic individual. And it's possible that, as a child, I didn't fully understand what it meant to be a patriot. As a child, my room was decorated in red, white, and blue. I loved to read about American history. I loved the United … Continue reading There Was a Time…

Question of the Week #257

Terrorists operating out of a country that tacitly supported them kill 2 million people by setting off a nuclear bomb in downtown Chicago. Would you favor retaliating against that country, and if so, how? This is something of a follow up to last week's question... And, like I mentioned last week, I'd really be torn … Continue reading Question of the Week #257

Question of the Week #148

If, by having a 2 inch by 2 inch tattoo, you could save five lives and prevent a terrorist attack, would you do so? If you were allowed to select the location and design, where would you have it and what would the design be? Wait... It'll save five lives and prevent a terrorist attack? … Continue reading Question of the Week #148