Tagged: Iran

Trapped in Mideast Madness

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...

Bring the Troops Home Already!

Bring the Troops Home Already!

Hamid Karzai (above, right) obviously doesn’t want American troops in Afghanistan. His anti-American rhetoric and his insistence on dictating how Americans must behave if they stay make it clear that the Afghan president has pocketed...

Shadowy Saudi Influence

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...

The Awesome Power of Peaceful Negotiation

The Awesome Power of Peaceful Negotiation

I just signed a card being circulated by a group that wants to show United Nations peacekeepers how grateful the world is for their service. I can’t imagine why anyone wouldn’t want to sign...

Our Greatest Danger is from Our Closest Ally

Our Greatest Danger is from Our Closest Ally

America is in great danger. I am not talking about al Qaida or Islamic extremists – or any of the enemies that seek to harm Americans; I am talking about this nation’s closest ally...

Now, They Want America to Go to War with Iran

Now, They Want America to Go to War with Iran

A trillion dollars blown up in the blood and rubble of Iraq and another trillion or so gone poof in Afghanistan… (Photo at left shows pallets of hundred-dollar bills shipped to Iraq  – and...

Is This the World My Dad and Uncles Fought to Save?

Is This the World My Dad and Uncles Fought to Save?

It was the war to end all wars, the war that my father (photo above), and his brothers and cousins, fought in – seven Graham boys marching proudly off to the mud and mustard...

Not in my backyard

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...

Pre-existing conditions

Pre-existing conditions

Not much going on in the world lately. Well, not exactly true. But I’ve been caught up in trying to purchase some computer equipment and didn’t have a clue as to how stressful that...

Of Irany and irony

Of Irany and irony

Independence Day (July 4 Rule #1… never put fireworks in the hands of morons). I just love the smell of cordite in the evening. Reminds me of Baghdad… boom, boom, boom. Wooohoo. So what...