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August 31, 2013


President Obama may be shrinking in the hearts and minds of his people, but he has always been at his most powerful and persuasive when he has seemed the odd man out. He reaches the height of his oratorical abilities. Witness our lesson for yesterday: “We don’t want the world to be paralyzed,” Obama said […]

Carla Bruni in Marrakesh: Arab Pro-Democracy Activists Angered.

December 26, 2011


Global anger of the have nots against the haves is getting rather ridiculous.  Last week, Carla Bruni Sarkozy, wife of France’s President, flew out to Morocco ahead of her husband with their  infant daughter to spend the holidays.  Of course for security and other reasons (she was there accompanied by 10 body guards) she has […]

From Jefferson to Jihad – Listen Carefully to the Arab Streets

March 15, 2011


Alain Gresh  has authored a long and insightful article critical to the understanding of what is playing out in the Arab world today beginning with Egypt. He moves from the general thesis: No dictatorship lasts forever, even when it rules the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Internal changes influence foreign policy, but the extent of […]

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 […]

Middle East Women Help Drive the Revolution; Will They Be Sold Out?

March 6, 2011


A woman who has helped organize and fulfill what ever role is needed in the Libyan Revolution recently remarked: We are not the heroes, she said. “The heroes are the mothers that are encouraging their children to go fight for freedom and they know that might be the last time they see them. [ABC] But […]

Louis Farakkhan Nation of Islam Head Predicts Egypt Style Demonstrations Here

February 28, 2011


More than controversial and always exceeding expectations in dire threats he issues, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farakkhan warns Americans that what is happening in Egypt, Tunisia and other North African countries will be coming to your door. Just to give his warnings the look and feel of a coming reality, Farakkhan has asked President […]

Demonstrations Friday in Iraq; Ahmadinejad Predicts Upheval Spread to Europe and N. America

February 23, 2011


Iranian leader/oppressor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has predicted that the Upheval in the Middle East Will Spread to Europe and North America.  He should read On My  Watch. SamHenry has been predicting this in a couple of recent posts.  Caution: you don’t need to get a graduate degree in geography with a minor in migration to see […]