Apocalypse September!

end-of-the-world-wide

*+-Walter Brasch: It’s probably just a coincidence, but 1988 was also the same year that George Bush, whom Sadaam Hussein called The Great Satan, was elected president.

Packers-Steelers Super Bowl Politics

Ben Roethlisberger

*+-Randy Shaw: For those without a rooting interest in either the Pittsburgh Steelers or Green Bay Packers, the teams’ politics might help you decide for whom to cheer.

Michael Vick and the Politics of Prison Redemption

Jennifer Graber

*+-Jennifer Graber: While Vick’s effort to turn his life around has won praise from many, it is no surprise that some will remain unconvinced. Since at least the 1820s, Americans have been supremely conflicted about what to do with their lawbreakers. Punish them or redeem them? Or is it a little of both?