Some Hollywood films are built on the idea of suspense on a grand scale â€” “The Last Days of Pompeii”, and the story of the Titanic are both perennials for filmmakers, because the audience knows the characters are doomed, and thus watching their otherwise everyday quotidian details takes on a whole new dimension, as we await the tragic denouement. Photos of the Middle East in the 1970s take on a similar look these days.
It’s the new way of doing things. Playing nice with enemies and ditching allies. An art form Barack Obama has
Continuing that Great American Principle, Mr. Astroturf chimes in White House senior adviser David Axelrod said the U.S. Chamber of