One of the most underreported big events coming up worldwide is the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9.
Though he could find time to jet off to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago to get the Olympics -- President Obama has declared himself too busy to attend the festivities, despite having been invited personally by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Carol Platt Liebau is an attorney, political commentator and guest radio talk show host based near New York. Learn more about her new book, "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Hurts Young Women (and America, Too!)" here.