I Wish This Story Were a Hoax

But in Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe, it's all too true: Poor women have been exploited at their most vulnerable time by a hospital that charged them $5 every time they screamed during child birth.  The shocking discovery was made by a U.S. group that campaigns against corruption, as it released its annual Global Corruption Barometer.  At …

Heads: Iranian Hardliners Win. Tails: Iranian Reformists Lose.

It's not enough for the Islamic regime in Iran to disqualify certain reformist candidates for the presidency; it must also punish people who attend campaign meetings for reformist candidates who are actually allowed to run for president.Stories like this one are why I have an objection to calling the regime a "theocracy." In fact, it …