The Price of Liberty

When I see Trump and Putin together, my blood runs cold. The impossible becomes plausible.¬† Unthinkable horrors flood my imagination. What if… It seems most Americans accept democracy as a right guaranteed by some supernatural power. After all, doesn’t the Declaration of Independence say life liberty and the pursuit of happiness are “unalienable” gifts from […]
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With Friends Like These…

  Turkey’s downing of a Russian bomber is prompting internet chatter about World War III. Turkey is a US ally, and the incident is sure to cause another confrontation with Russia. America will undoubtedly feel obliged to take the side of its “friends” in Turkey but I hope the issue can be resolved peacefully. It […]
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Russian Gesture Shows Racism is Global

If you think racism is a uniquely American phenomenon, you should consider the strange behavior of Russian politician Irina Rodnin. The former Olympic figure skater posted a picture on Twitter of President Obama and the American First Lady¬† gazing at a hand holding up a banana. (pictured above). This disgustingly rude gesture has prompted widespread […]
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Snowden is No Hero; He’s a Traitor to his Country

Think what you like about the Obama Administration. Insist the president was born in Kenya if you want to make a fool of yourself. Whisper conspiracy theories about his supposedly Muslim roots and socialist agenda if it makes you feel “in the know.” Even paint lurid pictures of a Big Brother government spying on us […]
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