Trapped in Mideast Madness

  America finds itself fighting on both sides of a religious war in the Middle East. In Iraq, US troops are helping the Shia government purge the ISIS infection. In Yemen, a US destroyer is firing missiles at the rebels supported by Iran’s Shia government. That’s the way it is all over the region. The Shia and […]
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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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Shadowy Saudi Influence

  The Saudis seem to have some hidden influence over American affairs, but I am not sure why. From time to time, I see Saudi Arabia mentioned as a moderating force in the global oil cartel. And I have read articles that suggest the Bush family had a close relationship with the Saudi royal family […]
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Amid Fact and Fantasy, I Just Go Blogging On

Sometimes I think I might know a little bit about what’s going on, and then I realize I really don’t know nuthin’ about nuthin’. How can I make any sense of life when I am surrounded by an impenetrable fog of misinformation? I am not talking about the Republican debates that are infesting television lately. […]
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One Industry Doing Well – Building Weapons of War

I doubt this is what the Founding Fathers had in mind. From what I know of American history, they thought they were founding a peaceful nation, one that would wage war only if attacked, a nation that would spread brotherhood, peace and mutual prosperity throughout the world. And I doubt that Barack  Obama wants to […]
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Not in my backyard

Was talking with my sister (she’s Canadian) the other day about the ‘Not in my backyard’ mentality of many people, not just Americans.  She was telling me about plans for alternative energy sources through windmills and how homeowners in an area slated for windmills were against the idea because it would bring their home prices […]
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Urgent! We Must Get Behind Bill’s Bill Now!

As soon as you finish this blog, get on the phone and call Sen. Bill Nelson’s office to find out how you can add some muscle to his attempt to fight the forces of evil that are really responsible for high gas prices all over the world. You will not only be striking a blow […]
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