Clinton Visits Egypt, Carrying a Muted Pledge of Support

In today’s NYT is an article about Sec. of State Clinton’s meeting with Egypt’s President and head of the military. In the middle of the article are these two sentences (emphasis added): “The generals, who seized power last year after the ouster of the strongman Hosni Mubarak, have repeatedly rebuffed American pressure. The new president, […]

Great advice

A great article I wanted to share about addressing real problems in our nation and identifying possible solutions. This is the kind of dialogue we should expect and see from our government but instead it is coming from a commentary writer for the Washington Post. Washington Post Great advice that Romney, the current administration and […]

Checking the Islamist

From Krauthammer’s 7/12 article on the “Islamist Ascendancy “…Egypt, the largest and most influential, has experienced an Islamist sweep. The Muslim Brotherhood didn’t just win the presidency. It won nearly half the seats in parliament, while more openly radical Islamists won 25 percent. Combined, they command more than 70 percent of parliament — enough to […]

Preparing chemical weapons for use in Syria

As part of its ongoing war maneuver, Syria Thursday, July 12, this week drilled the firing of advanced Scud D ballistic missiles capable of carrying chemical weapons and nerve gas – a clear message from Bashar Assad that weapons of mass destruction are now in play to save his regime. American officials, alarmed by the […]

not an October surprise

At least 11 Russian warships are heading for Syria from their Black Sea and North Sea bases; NATO’s rapid response Maritime Group 2 is on its way to the E. Mediterranean too, and five Israeli warships are already deployed. The French nuclear aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle-R91 is making for the French naval base at Port Zayid, […]

Need to protect the country from the Islamists

“Egypt’s Islamist-dominated parliament opened a new front in the country’s leadership showdowns Tuesday by meeting in defiance of orders that disbanded the chamber and brought President Mohammed Morsi in conflict with both the powerful military and the highest court. The session was brief — lasting just five minutes — and suggested that lawmakers sought more […]

Zombie economy and depitalism

I read an article over CNBC that referenced the US economy is acting like a zombie economy or at best a sleepwalking one. Why aren’t the talking heads and so-called experts thinking things through? 1. We know that the great drive of the economy in the past consisted of at least high consumer debt and […]