Okay, so I have finally got around to moving to MT. Please excuse the mess while I rebuild everything and add new stuff.
Turkmenistan. All I knew about the place was that it was an ex-Soviet Republic and that it agreed to let George W. access its borders for his war on the “forces of evil.” This week, though, I’m seeing the country and its leader in a whole new light. Saparmourat Niyazov, an ex-communist who was elected [...]
Happy Independence Day. I am an American now, but I wasn’t always one. I did not grow up with what many Americans take for granted: freedom of speech, the right to dissent, the right to hold assembly, the right to a fair trial–in other words, the Bill of Rights. So it’s with grave concern that [...]