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2012 Election – Democracy’s Delusional Ritual of Freedom

January 23, 2012


America has always been a nation of dreamers but in this century, it’s become a living nightmare to be an American. Nothing is as it seems and now it has become a national past time to try to find out just what is behind this that and the other thing.  This becomes the debate and […]

“US In Decline” Says Time Magazine; The Eagle Tells Me Otherwise

March 3, 2011


China is carefully positioning its currency to topple the dollar, Time Magazine has a lead story on the US decline and so it must be true – we’re  in decline.  Are we now in a position to be able to say to the world “you won’t have the US to kick around anymore”? Funny thing.  […]

Democrats Have Fled State Legislature Votes Since 1889

February 18, 2011


Yep, it’s all happened before. Democratic state legislators literally running away from votes that would benefit either Republicans or a cause in which they do not believe. [ from Railroads, Silver and Statehood p 199] More recently, Texas Democrats have had its moment in the sun. A political version of the Amber Alert was posted […]

Obama Soft on Mubarak; Hard on China Over Human Rights

January 31, 2011

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Obama spoke to Chinese President Hu in sharp terms about the sorry state of human rights in China.  But he has been singularly soft-spoken when it comes to Mubarak of Egypt.  According to on-air comments by Dr. Fouad Ajami  [Middle East expert; professor Johns Hopkins; Fellow Hoover Institute] on CNN 1/30/20011, we can look to […]

China Limits Info on Egypt Available on Internet. Deletes Search Term “Egypt”

January 29, 2011


The Chinese government long interested in control of the internet in country has limited information from that source about  the uprising in Egypt.  It has removed “Egypt” as a search term in at a website similar to Twitter and has made information about the turmoil unsearchable. [CBS News] In published articles, only scant bits of […]

Tax Package Illustrates Ego Management Needed in Congress as Well as WH

December 15, 2010


With Congress sliced into portions on the left and the right not quite large enough to carry the day, and Obama dithering on whether to appear the sacrificial lamb in service to the middle class or the über leader of at least DC, we’ve had yet another taste of what’s wrong with democracy as practiced […]

Al Qaeda Can’t Be Beaten Says New Head UK Armed Forces

November 14, 2010


The new head of Britain’s armed forces, Gen Sir David Richards, has warned that the West cannot defeat al-Qaeda and militant Islam. He said defeating Islamist militancy was “unnecessary and would never be achieved”. However, he argued that it could be “contained” to allow Britons to lead secure lives. Gen Richards, 58, said the threat […]