In November of last year, President Obama showed up at the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) where he announced a shift in US foreign policy, which he refered to as the Asian Pivot. Asia is of vital strategic and economic importance to the US and, according to the President, deserved to be the United […]Read more "The United States Is Planning An Asian Pivot While Leaning On A Broken Crutch"
The media may need to dump the term “Arab Spring“. The term was used by the media to romanticize the young Arabs demonstrating for “democracy” in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. In short order the demonstrations evolved into revolutions, which were predictably hijacked by the better organized Islamic extremist. The extremist, the Muslim Brotherhood and their enforcers, […]Read more "A Sharia Revolution from Africa to the Caucasus?"
As the most important energy source, oil was king for over a century. The evidence suggests that King Oil is about to be deposed by King Gas. Because energy cost are such an important factor in the economies of every country, the possibility of a cheaper source of energy, due to huge discoveries of shale gas […]Read more "The Politics of Oil and Gas __ No. 1, “New Middle East”?"
Recently, your host at Asylum Watch, was introduced to a new conservative blog by his friend Maggie , of the well-known, Maggie’s Notebook. The new blog is called Ooobie on Everything and it is truly an excellent blog. The author, whose name is not Ooobie, brings a special insight to conservative blogging. She graduated from […]Read more "Mali: What We Are Not Being Told, Matters"
It’s Sunday and today’s poem by The Bard of Murdock reflects on how the Robert’s Court will decide on the law suits over the birth control mandates in ObamaCare. The poem was originally published by the Bard on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Please be sure to read the article linked by the Bard before reading […]Read more "“By Any Means” a poem by the Bard of Murdock"
Today’s Guest Saturday post is by Pat Slattery of The Free Market Project blog. In this essay, Pat questions just who is doing the politicizing. The essay was originally published on January 19, 2013. *********** Politicizer In Chief Accuses Others Of Making Things About Politics I accidentally caught literally ten seconds of Obama’s radio address […]Read more "“Politicizer In Chief Accuses Others Of Making Things About Politics” an essay by Pat Slattery"
The world is an asylum made up of players and payers. The players are few and insane, but have all the power. The only payers who resist the players are those that cherish their God-given right to live free. _______________________________________________________________ George Soros is one of the more visible of the players. CEO of Soros Fund Management, […]Read more "Soros on Interest Rates, Quantitative Easing, and Asylum Watch Opinions"
The world is an asylum made up of players and payers. The players are few and insane, but have all the power. The only payers that resist the players are those that cherish their God-given right to live free. _____________________________________________________________________________ Foreign policy should be about winning friends and influencing people. .Foreign policy is or should […]Read more "Winning Friends and Influencing People __ US vs China"
The world is an asylum made up of players and payers. The players are few and insane, but have all the power. The only payers that resist the players are those that cherish their God-given right to live free. ********** I love it when smart people make complicated things easy to understand. Veronique de Rugy is one […]Read more "A Federal Government Whose Only Purpose Is To Write Checks"
Here is some insanity for you. Let’s start with a refresher on what Quantitative Easing (QE) is. The good people at Investopedia will help us out. Definition of ‘Quantitative Easing’ A government monetary policy occasionally used to increase the money supply by buying government securities or other securities from the market. Quantitative easing increases the […]Read more "German Pot Calls Japanese Kettle Black __ Is A Currency War In The Making?"