21st Century

MAKING A PARTHIAN-STYLE BOW SHOT… (over the rump end of our horse…as we shift our sights to other things) For the past sixteen years, seven of them from the platform of this site, we’ve produced a series of commentaries offering

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THE FUTILITY OF SUMMITRY IN THE FACE OF A WORLD IN DISORDER… (…beset by fissions along old fault lines and uncertainty about fusions into new alignments) Half-way through this second decade of out 21st Century, most of the leaders of

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AS THE WORLD TURNS…INTO 2015 (…will it be another endless soap-opera melodrama, or just more merry-go-riding on a grand carousel of mindless unreality…) We began these series of commentaries on this site five years ago. Now, here we are, wondering

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TIPTOEING FORWARD… (…with just a smidge of cautious optimism..) America stands somewhat dinged here and there, after a rather rocky transition into this 21st Century; but still standing nevertheless, and poised now to tiptoe forward from where it is today

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