Category Archives: General

Non-news commentary

Newspapers aren’t what they used to be. Or, actually, they are what they used to be and that’s precisely the problem. What they aren’t anymore is news – by the time something makes it into the newspaper, gets printed and … Continue reading

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Pet peeves, part 2

Honoring the right to complain about small things as well as big, here is the second round of my favorite pet peeves. Vandalism & littering From graffiti and broken bottles to breaking property, one has to wonder what is wrong … Continue reading

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A dollar for you, a trillion for me

Partly inspired by My Life that I recently read, I decided to take a closer look at the United States budget proposal for the fiscal year of 2007 and try to see what kind of changes have been made during … Continue reading

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Commentary of the daily news

Being on sick leave, which I currently am, has very few positives affiliated with it. One of them, however, is the fact that I have time to read the daily newspaper – Helsingin Sanomat in my case – in its … Continue reading

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