" speaks of the eternal allure and temptation of the irresistible song of those Sirens who lured men to their deaths in Homers Odyssey.
Cuba branded a television show host who recently sought asylum in the United States with his family a traitor who fell for the "siren song
" of America, reports AFP (Dec.
Because sometimes the country faces challenges so important that the best politics in the long run is to be constructive patriots in the short run--to ignore the siren song
of partisanship, and look after the nation's needs.
While some of the CFR's leading experts continue to rattle sabers and appear to be beating war drums, the dominant strain in the council's media chorus is sounding the siren song
of "new thinking" concerning our relationship with Tehran.
Therein, carrying capacity, ecological overshoot and diminishing resources, are left wing plots at worst, and at best, a siren song
to which we should block our ears.
There is nothing but trouble straight down--at best a distraction and at worst a siren song
to do a potentially tragic thing.
Ironically, the Pentagon expects privatization to "decrease unemployment that makes some Iraqis more vulnerable to terrorist or insurgent recruiting." But by cutting off subsidies on basic items like food and fuel, privatization is likely to make the everyday lives of Iraqis more miserable and thus more susceptible to the siren song
of the insurgents.
He had his first ride in a Leopardstown bumper in May 1995 and two months later rode his first winner, Siren Song
, trained by his father Ted in a bumper at Gowran Park.
workers; and the ideological siren song
that has permitted the exodus of U.S.
The alternative call was Jesus' siren song
. "He calls you to be the salt and light of the world, to live in justice, to become instruments of love and peace." The choice was stark, self-denying, life-defining, irrevocable.
One cannot help being reminded of the siren song
of the nuclear industry in the 1970s: electricity at virtually no cost and a long-term solution for waste in a matter of years.
Welch, a Manhattan native, served as associate producer for the soundtrack of the Coen brothers' movie, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" She wrote the siren song
, "Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby," appeared in a cameo in the movie and recorded a duet of "I'll Fly Away" with Alison Krauss for the soundtrack.
Also available in a hardcover edition ($23.95), Siren Song
is an impressively written novel of mystery and suspense by award-winning novelist Stephen Schwandt.
is an interdisciplinary analysis combining law, political economy, and geography.