O you of little faith, why did you doubt? Matthew 14:31b Major Blass Vivar: There is only a small French Garrison in Torrecastro. The people of the town know the legend, secretly believe it. As soon as we raise the banner over the little chapel, the people will rise up against the French invader. Lt. … Continue reading A Seed planted in Rome
While the focus remains on Pope Francis' peace initiative in the Middle East and his prayers at the barrier separating the Palestinians and the Jews... Renewing the appeal made by former pontiff Benedict XVI, Pope Francis called for “universal recognition” of “the right of the State of Israel to exist and flourish in peace and … Continue reading ….The problem in the Middle east is the People
There is a photo of Pope Francis at the security wall in Bethlehem during his visit to the holy Land. As you might guess a lot of people are going to be jumping all over those photos The Pope stopped and prayed in front of the security barrier, with “profound” graffiti lining it. The PLO … Continue reading The Problem in the Middle East isn’t a Wall…
An awful lot of words are going to be said about the Iranian Nukes deal in the next few days. Quite a few well be said by me based on my reading of the deal and what I think our goals as the United States and the leader (assuming we still are) of the free world … Continue reading The Only Standard to judge if the Iran deal is a Good one for the United States
Bill Clinton is an unusually good liar Sen Bob Kerry 1996 Dear world, @gelhaddad is a liar. His tweets are all lies. There are videos, pictures, testimonials, multiple proof that he is LYING. #Truth — السيد مانكي (@Sandmonkey) December 6, 2012 About nine months ago readers of this blog were introduced to a fellow … Continue reading Gehad El-Haddid: Clinton Associate or part owner?
Lewis Morris: Mr. Secretary, New York abstains, courteously. John Hancock: Mr. Morris, WHAT IN HELL GOES ON IN NEW YORK? 1776 (1972) In the special election to fill the seat vacated by John Kerry this year Gabriel Gomez only drew 45% of the vote that Scott Brown managed in 2012. Although I supported him once … Continue reading Mr. President Massachusetts Abstains, Courteously
Michael Weston: Nando Nando Nando You're dead. You just don't know it yet. Burn Notice Things Unseen 2013 Monday we talked about why I oppose strikes in Syria (because it aids Islamic Rebels). Yesterday I put up a dissenting view from longtime reader and commenter Proud to serve. (It's vital to show the use … Continue reading Three Choices on Syria
Bartlett: Look, sir, you talk about the high command of the Luftwaffe, then the SS and the Gestapo. To me they’re the same. We’re fighting the bloody lot. There’s only one way to put it, sir. They are the common enemies of everyone who believes in freedom. The Great Escape 1963 Leonard: ...I am clearly … Continue reading Why I oppose our involvement in the Syrian Civil War
Pull a Homer: to succeed despite idiocy. Urban Dictionary.com via The Simpsons Homer Defined 1991 Buck Murdock: Irony can be pretty ironic sometimes. Airplane II 1982 Sometimes the most foolish decisions produce the most unexpected positive side effects. The US decision to back the Muslim Brotherhood has already caused the new Egyptian Government to begin … Continue reading Is Obama about to pull a Homer on
Deputy Sheriff of Nottingham: You see Lieutenant When enemies fall out, it's time to make friends. The Adventures of Robin Hood Goodbye Little John 1960 Professor Van Helsing: A moment ago I stumbled upon a most amazing phenomenon, something so incredible I mistrust my own judgement. Dracula 1931 Jim Hacker: I can't make my support … Continue reading The One Bright Spot in the Middle East, brought to You by US…Weakness?
The Muslim Brotherhood is out in Egypt and the media has been....interesting. All over CNN there is misery as Wolf Blitzer continues to stress the "thousands" of Muslim Brotherhood supporters and emphasize the "legitimacy" of the Morsi government. On MSNBC Richard Engel gave MSNBC views what is really the first idea that the Muslim Brotherhood … Continue reading Egypt Revolts Muslim Brotherhood, #Hillary2016 Obama CNN & MSNBC Hardest hit
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One of the nice things about elections is they bring clarity, now that it's clear that US policy is to be run by Barack Obama rather than Mitt Romney for the next four years apparently Israel decided it was time to take off the gloves: After suffering through hundreds of rocket attacks coming from Gaza … Continue reading Obama’ll Fix It Israel Strikes back
Something occurred to me on Sunday that I have not seen mentioned. It is axiomatic that a video so poorly viewed is not the cause of the events of the Middle East since 9/11 the question becomes. If that is the case, then there has to be another reason. It is true of course that … Continue reading Wild speculation Egypt & Libya the fruits of the Fixed DNC vote?
I tend to watch a lot of classic TV so when I saw this story: China and Russia reaffirm support for Syria China on Wednesday restated its opposition to military intervention in Syria, as Russia sought to halt fresh UN Security Council action after a massacre of civilians sparked global fury. I thought for a … Continue reading Yes Billy Russia & China protect murderous dictators