I thought it a remarkable turn of events that liberal news sources are complimentary of Pope Francis's recent Apostolic Exhortation "Evangelii Gaudium" ("The Joy of the Gospel"), while conservative news sources are critical of it.
Promising to address inequality and strengthen the middle class, U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union address combined sound and foolish proposals, laced with good old fashioned demagoguery.
This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the annual Munich Security Conference. First focused on Europe, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Cold War, several years ago the conference broadened its agenda to cover global security.
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