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"
Oil ( energy, including natural gas) is the lubricant that makes the world go around. Most wars, in recent history, have had, as one of several motivations, keeping the that lubricant flowing and making sure that control of the flow stays in friendly hands. For those willing to see, there is a plan behind the […]Read more "The Chaos In Syria and Iraq Makes Sense If You Think Oil"
Norma Brown of the Ooobie on Everything blog shares her thoughts on the Hillary Clinton lap dogs now deserting Obama. This essay was originally published on October 8, 2014. *********** Hill’s Shills By Norma Brown I haven’t written for some time now. I’ve been mesmerized by the wreckage of our foreign policy ineptitude, in […]Read more "“Hill’s Shills” an essay by Norma Brown"
This Guest Saturday post by Dan Miller of the DanMillerInPanama blog is an interesting mix of serious and satire. It was originally published on October 2, 2014. *********** Obama’s Peace Process for Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State begins [Caution: includes satire] By Dan Miller Obama was heard to remark during a recent presidential golf game, […]Read more "“Obama’s Peace Process for Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State begins [Caution: includes satire]” an essay by Dan Miller"
America’s Buck Passer-In-Chief never takes responsibility for anything unless it is something that has good political optics and then, of course, he claims to have done it all by himself. If the issue has negative optics, Obama has a ready list of others to blame or he will claim he only just learned of the […]Read more "Barack Obama _ America’s “Buck Passer-In-Chief” Still Searching For Moderate Muslims To Arm And Train"
Whatever your opinion of Bush’s prolonged war in Afghanistan or the war in Iraq, you probably were never under the impression that President Bush underestimated radical Islamist groups like al Qaeda or the intentions of Iran to become a nuclear power. President Obama and his administration, on the other hand, continue to repeat the same […]Read more "Radical Islam _ The Obama Administration Does Not Or Can Not Learn From Experience"
Yesterday, Fox News reported that the US planned further air strikes against the IS forces in northern Iraq, some of which were specifically to help Iraq regain control of Iraq’s largest dam which fell into IS hands a month ago. This morning another Fox News story reported that Kurdish forces have reportedly launched a ground offensive […]Read more "Be Very Damn Careful With That Dam!"
Apparently Iraq’s Prime Minister al Maliki learned something from the Obama administration: Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste! The breaking news story this morning ( here and here) is that just four days after President Obama authorized our military to use air strikes against the ISIS in northern Iraq the supposedly out going Prime […]Read more "A Coup Underway In Baghdad?"
Fox News _ “Earlier this week, one Iraqi in the area cried to the world, `There is no one coming to help.’ Well, today, America is coming to help,” Obama said. “We’re also consulting with other countries — and the United Nations — who have called for action to address this humanitarian crisis.” _ (emphasis added) […]Read more "Well Choreographed Chaos __ Iraq"
Today’s Guest Saturday post comes to us from Norma Brown of the Ooobie On Everything blog. This essay was originally published there on July 10, 2014. ********* Is Anybody Scared Yet? I feel as if we have all been sucked into some kind of time warp where events are occurring in triple time everywhere. […]Read more "“Is Anybody Scared Yet?” an essay by Norma Brown"