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Obama’s Annoying, Calculated Silence

March 18, 2011


Has Obama learned a thing or two winging his way across the globe on his beloved Air Force One?  Is the country on auto-pilot?  This has been going on since last spring.  There was a period of frenzied activity and eloquent speeches for the fall, 2010 elections and then back to meetings with the Cabinet […]

The Selling and Sellout of Prince Andrew – Where Need Meets Greed In Politics and Trade

March 9, 2011


Fergie is not the only one to have tried to sell access to Andrew.  She was unsuccessful when the British Government and its handmaiden, private industries including those  involved in arms sales have been.  In a very real sense, there may be those who will benefit from throwing a wrench into his ability to perform […]

Libya – US Repositions Military Assets Offshore. Special Ops In Country 1 March 2011

March 1, 2011


According to Prison Planet, the aircraft carrier Enterprise has been repositioned in the Gulf region and it may not have been the best move: Earlier today, we reported that the US military is in the process of repositioning its forces in the area around Libya “to be able to provide flexibility and options.” And while […]

Gates: “History’s Dustbin Littered With Countries/Powers that Have Underestimated the US”

November 11, 2010


Veteran’s Day Tribute to our Troops and To The Individuals who Guide Their Current and Future Deployment. A few days ago, ABC News correspondent Cynthia McFadden interviewed Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the first joint interview they have granted while overseas. They  have been a remarkable team. […]

Obama to India Hat-In-Hand

November 8, 2010


The President who has done the most to muddy the waters of co-operation and understanding in foreign affairs is now in Asia, hat in hand, cruising for crumbs, The economic agreement that will bring jobs to Boeing and others related to aircraft manufacture is neither new nor surprising.  There were no joint ventures announced or […]

Al Jazeera Article Incites Opposition to US in the So-Called “Militarization” of Border with Mexico

September 18, 2010

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I have often quoted al Jazeera in this space.  Their reporting is, for the most part, well-researched and fairly straight on.  But I reprint here a recent article that had my blood at the boil.  It is the most slanted propaganda I have seen on that site in a while and not well-researched. They have […]

Imam Rauf as Agent for Muslim Dominance – The Larry King Interview 9/9

September 9, 2010


Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has represented the US in the Middle East on issues dealing with relations with Muslims for two Administrations.  He is also the founder of the Cordoba Initiative, the Muslim group that will build a mosque and cultural center near ground zero. Interviewed on Larry King last night, he foresees a setup […]