Tagged: terrorism

In the Service of Allah?

In the Service of Allah?

I know that Sayfullo Saipov (photo) didn’t notice the irony when he mowed down a crowd of strangers on a Manhattan bicycle path yesterday. He obviously wasn’t in a contemplative mood. But what on earth did...

The Futility of Terror

The Futility of Terror

You are probably reeling from the latest horror inflicted on civilization by the terrorists. Who wouldn’t be shaken this morning? All those kids – preteens and early teens slaughtered and maimed in the Manchester bombing....

In the Age of Rage

In the Age of Rage

  The American voter is in a mood. I hink it started with that sleazy bank bailout after Wall Street gamblers crashed the global economy. Workers lost their jobs. Families lost their homes. Investors...

In My Crystal Ball

In My Crystal Ball

  The year 2016 is almost upon us and to me it means one of the most crucial election campaigns in America’s history is entering the home stretch. So much is at stake. This election...

Dumb and Dumber

Dumb and Dumber

  Are you ready for another Republican debate? Are you ready to hear what outrageous thing Donald Trump will say? And what slap-down is in store for him from his rivals? Ready or not,...

Panic is Not the Answer

Panic is Not the Answer

  It is unarguably disturbing when a couple as apparently ordinary as the San Bernardino mass murderers turn out to be secret terrorists. It chillingly reinforces the truism that nobody can tell what’s in...

The Politics of Oil

The Politics of Oil

  New reserves have been discovered and new technologies have been developed making North America possibly the largest oil and gas producer on the planet. Meanwhile, new evidence is constantly emerging to emphasize the...

It’s a Kind World After All

It’s a Kind World After All

  It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and many Americans might be thinking they have little to be thankful for. Gratitude is not cool. Rage is cool. Resentment is cool. Selfishness and greed are cool....

Turn Down the Volume

Turn Down the Volume

  Viewing the TV news these days, you might feel as if you’re watching “Scary Movie III.” Belgium declares a state of emergency at the highest level and pleads with the public not to...