Ralph Nader is awkwardly hovering around the hors-d’oeuvre, occasionally grabbing for the cheese and crackers. He is slouched over, dressed in a worn-out suit, and reluctantly mingling with a crowd of progressive activists gathered in a beautiful house on Battle Road, in Princeton, NJ.
In the two years since tragedy struck Beirut with the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the mourning Lebanese people have tried to resist discouragement to create a better future for Lebanon. February 14 marked the two-year anniversary of the killing, as hundreds of thousands came out to protest en masse, condemning the brutal car-bombing and calling for a peaceful solution to their country’s problems.
More than any other contemporary filmmaker, Wes Anderson has succeeded in crafting his own highly original, instantly recognizable universe. Inhabited by quirky characters usually depressed on some level or other, the world of his films is quite the whimsical place.
On a bright fall day in a Princeton office with scant decoration, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist remained vague about his plans for the future. “I wouldn’t rule out going back to the practice of medicine,” he said. “I wouldn’t rule out going to the laboratory. I wouldn’t rule out running for governor, or running for president.”
The man many angry Democrats credit for putting George W. Bush in the Oval Office is fired up, and ready to spoil. Ralph Nader, the consumer advocate meets perennial third party candidate, announced this past Sunday that he is running … Read More