Perhaps I should explain the title of this post before discussing Russia’s bombing campaign, currently underway in Syria. After a member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s cabinet called a certain Latin American head of state a “Bastard” for being a particularly nasty dictator, Roosevelt offered a swift response that’s indicative of US proxy policy: “Yes, […]Read More RUSSIA’S BOMBING AMERICA’S BASTARDS
Not to be outdone by Boko Haram and Islamic State, terrorist group al-Nusra Front has upped its stake in the global caliphate race by claiming a part of Northern Syria, thus making the current Syria war even more complicated, deadly and difficult to resolve. And history books years from now will be able to cite […]Read More AN ADDITIONAL COUNTRY HELPS AL-NUSRA GROW
While the world may be aware of the millions of marchers in France who expressed support for the Charlie Hebdo employees who were murdered by terrorists for exercising their freedom of the press, I thought a roundup of other recent events—for or against freedom—would be appropriate. 2,000 people, including women and children, were massacred by […]Read More THIS (PAST) WEEK IN FREEDOM
I support the right to Free Speech. Hell, I support the Ku Klux Klan’s right to say stupid stuff just as much as I support my right to call them stupid. Allow me to go one step further—I even support racists posting ridiculous comments on my blog, even though no legal provisions exist for me […]Read More AM I CHARLIE HEBDO? IT DEPENDS.
My previous post about why I think President Obama’s ISIL strategy is lame will make most Obama defenders ask “Well, what’s YOUR strategy? ” This post serves as my answer. No matter how Team Obama markets its four-point plan to destroy ISIL, bombs take center stage here—as if America can offer nothing else to the […]Read More A BETTER WAY TO DESTROY ISIL
barack obama, isil, jihadists, syria, iraq, john boehner, war on terror, al qaeda,Read More AMERICA’S ISIL STRATEGY LOOKS LIKE PICK UP STICKS
Tomorrow’s 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks reminds me of two events during the past year that involve America at peace and at war. On the peace front, the United States have been in negotiations with the Taliban. Yup, the same Taliban who macked Afghanistan; played conflicted host to Al-Qaeda and 9/11 mastermind, Osama […]Read More SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 – WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?
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 about damn-near everything else except for the will of Syrian people. This war is about […]Read More THE SYRIAN PEOPLE – LOVED BUT NOT HEARD FROM
The Party of No Brains and the Party of No Guts present to the world the The Benghazi attack and subsequent clown-show investigation – events that are products of willful ignorance, boundless stupidity, as well as a strategically narrow hard-on for knocking Iran off the chessboard at damn-near any cost. Thanks to these guys, this […]Read More BENGHAZI BLUES, OR RUSSIAN ROULETTE – PART 1