Aaah, summer - that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. Its a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends.
By: Darell Hammond
Im of those who believe that excesses in all matters are not a good idea, whether its formation of bubbles, whether its excess in the financial market, whether its excess of inequality, it has to be watched, it has to be measured, and it has to be anticipated in terms of consequences.
We were trying to get all of the planes down out of the sky. And we watched as the towers of the World Trade Center collapsed - something no one expected and anticipated. And you could sit there and see and be aware that thousands of people were at that moment being killed as a result of the terrorist attacks that struck the United States.
By: Dick Cheney
In the aftermath of 9/11 and in the build-up to the invasion of Iraq, few questioned the idea that the United States was likely to be the extant superpower for several decades to come. Few anticipated how quickly the neoconservative project would run into the sands - or that China would rise so quickly.
By: Martin Jacques