Sometimes the messenger is easy to dislike, in which case the message is ignored and the messenger becomes the issue. A recent example was the billionaire real estate mogul, Jeff Green, was interviewed by Bloomberg at the Davos _World Economic Forum where he had this to say: America’s lifestyle expectations are far too high and […]Read more "Don’t Take It Out On The Messenger"
It’s been a while since this humble observer of the asylum has done a post. Chalk it up to burn out. The last serious post at Asylum Watch was back on January 7 and had to do with falling oil prices and what that may mean in the long-term to the US and the world’s […]Read more "Asylum Watch Will Return To Action Soon…. Sort Of"
If this report from Shoebat.com is correct. and they usually are, the black boxes recovered from the crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 revealed the last words of the pilots was “Allahu Akbar!”. The pilot was clearly at work at the time of the mass suicide crash. So, I’m guessing our President will consider this just another case […]Read more "Allahu Akbar! Another Case of Work Place Violence, Mr. President?"
Damn those Russians are aggressive! h/t @PhenomTriune Yes. Your government does think you are that stupid.Read more "Why Is Russia Pushing For War With The West?"
One of the reasons the Islamic State had so much success last years was because 40 M-1 Abrams that Iraq bought with the military aid money provided by US taxpayers magically ended up in the hands of the Islamic State forces. So,now your money is going to be used to “sell” 140 more M-1 tamks […]Read more "Greasing The Wheels Of The Military Industrial Complex"
It’s only natural, if people think about the economy at all, that people think only about their own nation’s economy. However, the era of globalization demands that we consider the world as a whole when we think about the economy. When someone sneezes in Madagascar, there will soon be a world-wide epidemic of the flu. […]Read more "Are Falling Oil Prices A Precursor To A Perfect Storm"
Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, did something quite remarkable; maybe even historic, on New Year’s Day. The Middle East Forum (by way of this American Thinker article) has the report: Speaking before Al-Azhar and the Awqaf Ministry on New Year’s Day, 2015, in connection to Prophet Muhammad’s upcoming birthday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a vocal […]Read more "Egypt’s President Al Sisi _ A Lone Voice Of Reason Calls For A Revolution Within Islam"
A big Hat Tip to my friend, 5e, at Spellchek for finding this video of the now infamous “Gentle Giant”, Michael Brown.Read more "Ferguson’s Gentle Giant Exposed"
So now it’s January Fools Day? I can live with that. I do wish someone had bothered to tell me, however. After reading this article, it took me a while to figure out it that it had to be a joke. It shouldn’t have taken me so long to realize that, when something is too […]Read more "Was April Fools Day Moved to January 1?"
US and NATO Generals celebrated the official end to the armed conflict (war) in Afghanistan the other day. I think most Americans, whatever their political persuasion, are also celebrating the end of this war. It is not at all clear what, if anything, of lasting value was achieved from all the death and destruction after […]Read more "Afghan War _ 75% of American Casualties and 90% of American Injuries Happened On Obama’s Watch"