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The World is, Indeed, a Stage, And all the Politicians, Merely Players

Yes, it is, in all certainty, political theatre. It is merely Putin’s most recent effort at self aggrandizement, ranking up there with his photographed, shirtless image, riding a horse, barebacked. Releasing political prisoners right before the Russian Orthodox Christmas, among … Continue reading

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Texas Senator Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis has thrown her hat into the ring to run for Governor of Texas. Unlike her well healed Republican opposition, Ms. Davis hails from working class Haltom City, a suburb of Fort Worth; not Dallas: Fort Worth. Dallas has … Continue reading

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King George the Third

If Prince Bandar bin Sultan of the House of Saud could be known as “Bandar Bush” because of his closeness to the Bush dynasty, then President Barack Obama can be known as George the Third, because his reign in the … Continue reading

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Clarity Needed Here

The US/Syria debacle is a profound mixture of many, many shades of grey. The executive branch is doing its usual clandestine arm twisting and bribing, to bring its wishes to fruition. Its minions, Pelosi and Reid, are working 24/7 to … Continue reading

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The Unknown Social Warriors, Bernays and Norquist

Grover Norquist should be a household name, like Frigidaire, Coke, and Kleenex. He is not, nor does he wish to be. Norquist is the spokesman for the one percent, and in this capacity, he has determined public perception of the … Continue reading

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Syriasly?

Syria must be destroyed, to be saved. The West is following a moral imperative, in its desire to remove the criminal Assad regime. Israel has intercepted chatter, proving that Assad was behind the chemical attack. It will be another cake-walk, … Continue reading

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The Pot Calls the Kettle Black

France sharply criticised US spying, allegedly including eavesdropping on official EU communications. Germany is indignant, remembering the STASI and Gestapo. Germany has the world’s strictest privacy laws, as a result of its tumultuous history. The UK has GCHQ and MI-5. … Continue reading

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