"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect."
DEEP THROAT: FBI TRIED TO STOP FILM:
Capote told the young scribe, "You'll probably write some good books, but remember, it's a horrible life."
LBN-COMMENTARY By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN:
It is the rarest of rare things more rare than snow in Saudi Arabia, more unlikely than finding a ham sandwich at the Wailing Wall, more unusual than water-skiing in the Sahara.
It is a popular uprising in a Middle Eastern oil state.
Because in most Middle East states, power grows out of the barrel of a gun and out of a barrel of oil and that combination is very hard to overthrow.
Oil is a key reason that democracy has had such a hard time emerging in the Middle East, except in one of the few states with no oil: Lebanon.
LBN HISTORICAL COMMENTARY By M. SCOTT PECK:
"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."