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All Worked Up About 9/11 and Not Sure Where to Go With It

September 7, 2011

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Politicians have spent weeks and months positioning themselves for the memorial services to be held across the land this next 9/11.  Who will be included; who will not be.  Blessedly, we have not been subjected to too many viewings of the direct  hits on the twin towers.  It still is like watching a horror film.  […]

Us a Chinese Colony?

June 25, 2011

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China has become the newest colonial power and in a global spread unequaled by previous colonial powers.  Articles  have been written about their colonization of Africa that has been on-going for decades. Currently they are making inroads into South America albeit Brazil and some other countries in which the Chinese have built a great deal […]

IMF’s Sobering Warning to Countries in Greatest Debt if They Don’t Get their Houses in Order

June 18, 2011

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“If you make a list of the countries in the world that have the biggest homework in restoring their public finances to a reasonable situation in terms of debt levels, you find four countries: Greece, Ireland, Japan and the United States,” [Jose Vinals, director of the IMF’s monetary and capital markets department] said. [AlJazeera] Europe […]

US General Negative on NATO Handling of Libya; Suggests Ground Troops

April 8, 2011

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The end of European respect for the US is nigh.  The negative remarks of  Army General Carter Ham (the US general who led our troops in Libya) to the press about NATO’s handling of the war in Libya and hinting at ground troops to solve the stalemate are damming. If the Government shuts down, one […]

Result of AWOL President During Libyan Crisis – Complete Disarray Among Allies

March 24, 2011

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Ok all of you countries who want to weaken the west by breaking up NATO and other organizations and treaties between them.  Obama is here to help.  The President’s sojourn in South America has netted these multiple headlines in the Daily Mail: Who’s in charge? Germans pull forces out of NATO as Libyan coalition falls […]

Obama’s Annoying, Calculated Silence

March 18, 2011

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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 […]

American Naval Power Key to Survival Is In Precarious State

March 4, 2011

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In a recent article, Mark Halpern writes of the decline of US sea forces and the precarious future we face as a trapped, insular power. He like many others feel that the apex of American power was the Kennedy years that ended with his assassination in 1962.  We as a people lost our confidence and […]