Self-Radicalize; When You Don’t Have Anything Better to Do

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(Photo: Ahmed Khan Rahami, 29, convicted in October 2017 of the September 2016 New York City and New Jersey bombings, injuring 30). In 1992 I took an overnight train from Moscow to Ukraine, with an...

If It Sneaks in the Night like a Raid, and Targets Like a Raid

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It's a raid. Dammit. And not a war. A raid is designed to achieve a limited objective. Raids are not impetuous, born of anger or moral indignation...so no, Ivanka seeing children dead from gas did not...

I’m Not a Big Fan of Paul Manafort, but…

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(There are lies, and damned lies….” -Mark Twain) I’m absolutely delirious in my dislike for the Associated Press. And it’s all about honesty and dishonesty. Now, personally I’ve never known Mr Manafort to lie, but I suppose...

Syria’s Three (3) Bad Guys Exposed

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There were always two bad guys in Syria, ever since the Assad family took over the Ba'ath Party and created a military dictatorship in 1970. Hafez al-Assad ruled Syria until he died in 2000....

Baathist Syria vs. the Muslim Brotherhood, Part II

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The Baathist Party of Syria, under Hafez al-Assad took power in Syria in 1970. The are an old style dictatorial regime ruling with an iron fist. The Baathists, while paying lip service to Islam...

Judging Beauty, Goodness and Virtue

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"If you judge Beauty or Goodness or Virtue solely based on what you see in the mirror you will likely die a painful death...whether old or young. Just ask Kurt Cobain" from St George Frederick, an old friend returned.