Monthly Archives: June 2013

ECONOMIC SURREALISM AND THE IMF

  A strange twist of economic news occurred a few days ago—the International Monetary Fund, an organization that earned the unofficial title of global austerity spokesperson given its track record, more or less called the United States’ current budget austerity … Continue reading

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EGYPT AND ETHIOPIA’S WATER WAR

In case you didn’t get the notice, water is the new oil, and we could see a war between Egypt and Ethiopia over the not-so-slick stuff flowing through the Nile River. Hearing Egyptian President Mohamad Morsi’s version of the story – a … Continue reading

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BHO AND SYRIA, 2013 = GWB AND IRAQ, 2003

  I pasted from the NY Times the White House’s official statement on Syria’s suspected use of chemical weapons during the country’s civil war. Forget for a moment how the UN’s investigation found that the Syrian “rebels” have used chemical … Continue reading

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ALL THINGS RELATIVE: FAT-FISTED ASSAD IS LOVED

While President Obama moves closer to deciding whether or not the US will “officially” provide the Syrian rebels with lethal military aid above and beyond the “unofficial” lethal aid the CIA is already providing, an interesting news development regarding the … Continue reading

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NANCY BRINKER – ACTING LOW BUT LIVING LARGE

How about this for rewarding bad leadership: you’re a CEO who ran your organization’s brand name nearly into the ground; you coincidentally announced your resignation; yet you remain in the CEO position 10 months later – with a 64 percent … Continue reading

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OBAMA AND JINGPING’S CYBER TRICKS

(Laughing) Just when I was telling one of my friends not too many late nights ago about how President Obama is meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping so that the People’s Republic will chill on the alleged cyber attacks against … Continue reading

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eHARMONY STUDY: WE HELP YOU STAY HAPPILY MARRIED!

  Let’s see…online dating website eHarmony sponsors a study that concludes not only married couples who met online have happier marriages than the couples who got together offline, but the marriages spawned from online dating yield happier marriages when compared … Continue reading

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BLAME SOME OF THE ARAB SPRING ON THIS

Source: Column Five Media

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40 MORE YEARS OF KIM 3.0?

  Reading the latest UN re-declaration of its refusal to accept the idea of North Korea possessing nuclear weapons makes me think of my earlier thoughts about the poor country being treated like a ho (here and here) drives me … Continue reading

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BILL LEE AND THE NEW BROOKLYN

There’s no doubt Brooklyn, or more specifically Fort Greene, is changing. For example, there was a church off DeKalb Avenue that used to hold services with its doors open so you can hear swinging Gospel tunes – and God’s word, … Continue reading

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