Monthly Archives: June 2014

REMEMBERING JIM KELLY

    Actor and martial artist Jim Kelly left us last year on this day. It would’ve been massively cool to have Kelly around for the 40th anniversary of the film Three the Hard Way, which was three days ago. … Continue reading

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GOODBYE, BOBBY WOMACK.

  We lost Bobby Womack, one of our kings of Soul, who leaves behind a creative legacy that’s more than a half-century old. Among many reasons to dig this Brother, I deeply admire him for remaining true to the craft he loved. … Continue reading

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IRAQ AND UKRAINE – PRIORITY PROBLEM OR OBSESSION?

  What happened to the good old days when America can efficiently pull-off a regime change without a massive amount of suspicion or immediate backlash? Has America lost its magical touch for revolution, or is it excessively blinded by the prize … Continue reading

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THE IRAQ MADNESS CONTINUES

    Of course I laughed after I heard the US is upset about Syria President Bashar al-Assad ordering his air force to bomb ISIS positions in Iraq. This new development means the US and Syria are on different sides … Continue reading

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CONFUSED ABOUT KERRY’S EGYPT VISIT?

    Let’s quickly replay what happened in Egypt during the past four years and four months, leading up to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent talk with Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The US supported a brutal Egyptian … Continue reading

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STAND DOWN, RANGEL. FOR HARLEM’S SAKE.

  Through my lens, these are the Democratic Congressional options for Harlem and Bronx primary voters: a long time situational sellout whose margin of public acceptance has dropped to such precarious lows where he now resorts to fake telephone conversation … Continue reading

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WANT HELP WITH ISIS, IRAQ? IT WILL COST YOU.

    Partially driven by my desire to protect the innocent, I’ll describe Iraqi Prime Minister Noriel al-Maliki’s current existential problem with ISIS by telling a semi-fictional story. I knew this Guy who opened a restaurant with the help of some People from … Continue reading

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