Monthly Archives: August 2013

BEFORE THE BOMBS FALL ON SYRIA…

        Short of telling me that President Obama has decided to lob bombs at Syria to punish Assad for using chemical weapons on civilians because someone is pointing a gun at Obama’s head, I have to think … Continue reading

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OBAMA – DREAM PASTOR-IN-CHIEF

        Before I get started on President Obama’s speech at the 50th anniversary event for the March on Washington, allow me to partially silence the Obama Choir Section by dealing with the two former Presidents who also … Continue reading

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POPCORN ALERT: SAUDIS ISSUE THREAT TO RUSSIA

        Remembering what I wrote regarding Russia’s terrorism concerns during the 2014 Winter Olympic games they will host in Sochi, this article I read in As-Safir [CLICK FOR ENGLISH TRANSLATION] about Russian President Putin’s meeting with Saudi intelligence … Continue reading

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THE SYRIAN PEOPLE – LOVED BUT NOT HEARD FROM

        I have the occasional habit of speaking in parables and metaphors without explicitly stating what I want you to know. I won’t do that for this post about the expanding Syria civil war. This war is … Continue reading

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IS WAR WITH SYRIA GOOD NEWS FOR SOME?

        While President Barack Obama thinks about helping the jihadists rebels beat Syria President Bashar al-Assad’s forces through military strikes, I keep thinking about this US military spending chart from the Washington post:     How many conclusions … Continue reading

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NYC’S EXPENSIVE PRISONER PRIORITIES

Here’s a crazy idea – let’s make an offer to New York City prisoners, save for the psycho killers,  where we give them $167,000 each year under the condition that they stay out of trouble. Infractions can mean quadruple-life sentences … Continue reading

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EGYPT – SOMEBODY’S GETTING PLAYED

I talked about why the US will not completely cut off aid to Egypt’s junta despite its continued murder and imprisonment of political opponents, but what does the Egyptian military think about this? I’m not 100 percent sure, but there … Continue reading

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THIS IS BIGGER THAN SNOWDEN

If you still kick-off any NSA or British GCHQ spy conversation by debating whether Edward Snowden is a traitor or whistle-blower, you’re missing the big picture. Ordinary citizens like you and me, who have no intention of blowing up buildings … Continue reading

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WHAT ABOUT THIS US-ARAB LOVE AFFAIR NOW?

While the new new Egyptian government revs up its murder machine and uses the Muslim Brotherhood and friends as fuel, President Obama has a profound bit of advice for Egypt’s ruling Junta: stop it. US Secretary of State John Kerry … Continue reading

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NSA TIME WARP, OR CONTINUUM?

I’m about to drop a few quotes about the National Security Agency on you that may not be surprising, but what I tell you after that could raise a question or two. First, a quote from the Washington Post about … Continue reading

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