Conversations with a Former Soviet-Bloc Journalist

United Flight 335. Last Thursday, leaves Dulles Airport for Seattle, Washington. I’m more thankful than I expected for being on this plane. The past few times I flew cross-country, I picked up bargain-basement tickets from Southwest Airlines. $99 each way. Not a bad deal, but historically, those trips have included stops in Las Vegas, Los Angeles or Salt Lake. There’s a certain comfort in knowing I can pass out and just wake up five hours later on the West Coast.

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Young People Support the War?

If you didn’t catch yesterday’s New York Times, check out Janet Elder’s article in the Politics section on us young’ins, and our support for the Iraq war. The conclusion: our demographic supports the war more than any other age group. Continue reading