Readers write about the ripple effect that the US's treatment of its prisoners has on others, erroneous reports from the Middle East, how President Obama is doing so far, and the circumstances that influence green purchases.
It'd be a risky pick, but his record as governor speaks for itself.
Like his main character, we're caught between duty and desire.
Readers write about why it's a good idea for the US to 'Buy American,' and how the Palestinians missed their chance for a two-state solution with Israel.
Federal construction money is OK; No Child Left Behind isn't.
Readers write about why the US attorney general should not be elected, how healthcare in the US could be improved, and how to make digital health records safe from identity theft.
Is the media reporting the recession – or worsening it?
Israel's settlement growth means we have to find a different plan.
Readers write about giving FERC more authority to site electrical power lines, why curbing population growth will lead to less greenhouse gas pollution, and the UN's efforts to aid in the Rwanda-Congo crisis.
Excessive congressional clapping rivals contrived Soviet outbursts.
Readers write about the need to control global population growth, why you should worry about your 401(k), how unions may really fare under the Obama administration, and tricks for hot cereal on cold mornings.
Challenge the assumption that something is impossible – then accept the risks and follow through.