Bolton Threatens the World

 

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If you give one of the most evil people a hammer, everything else is a nail.

 

Doctor Strangelove is back.

John Bolton attacked the International Criminal Court and, in doing so, basically said the United States and Israel have the ‘green light‘ to commit War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity with impunity. Continue reading →

Syria: Six Lost Years

 

This Pod Cast deals with the fact that the solution the West is pushing for today was put on the table by Syria and Russia in 2012 when Syrians approved a new Constitution which calls for multi-party elections.  At the time, the West, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar thought they could overthrow the Syrian government. Now that they have to admit defeat, and while they still threten to attack Syria, they are trying to save one of the last Jihadi bastions so they have some cards to play at the negotiating table.

 

 

I am including the script below: Continue reading →

EU vs US: Can Brussels Stand Up to American Bullying?

Europe is taking off its gloves and lashing out at the US president in unusually strong language, and, in this case, the EU has the support of its population. The question is can the EU muster the muscle to face down an aggressive US?

With friends like that, who needs enemies?” Donald Tusk, European Council President, May 16. Continue reading →

One Place to Cut Defense Spending – Dependents

imagesShould tax-payers be footing the bill to send dependents and their belongings over-seas to join their active-duty spouses on two-years assignments? This paper examines the question and demands the pentagon audit release the figures. Continue reading →

Social-Media and the Fight for Common Sense

78591470-media-censorship-and-right-of-freedom-of-speech-concept-boot-with-text-censorship-and-pile-of-newspaSocial-media platforms are increasingly under attack for the content they carry and face heavy fines in some European countries. What is under question here is the legal responsibility of a platform for the content users post as well as how much freedom is to be given to speech. It is like a return to the XVth and XVIth century when the Church tried to control philosophy and science. Continue reading →

Baker Tells Gays: ‘Let Them Eat Cake!’

UnknownThe US Department of Justice is backing regligious freedom in the case to be heard by the Supreme Court on a Denver baker who, in 2012, refused to make a wedding cake for a Gay couple and this is a case civil rights activists will lose.

The baker, Jack Phillips, says his religious beliefs prevent him prevent him from celebrating or endorsing same-sex marriage.

Forcing Phillips to create expression for and participate in a ceremony that violates his sincerely held beliefs invades his First Amendment rights,” Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey B. Wall wrote in a brief last week.

The key-word which progressives seem to miss here is “expression.” Continue reading →

Trump burying the press in its own hole.

If a large section of the public has been convinced by people who spin the web of fiction that those in charge of laying bare the truth are really liars producing Fake News, it is because reporters allowed the spin-doctors direct access to citizens.  The Gate Keepers stopped keeping the gate nearly 30 years ago. This worked well when those in power pretended to play by the rules but Team-Trump have thrown the rule book out the window. Continue reading →