“If What I had to Give up was Criticizing the Government, To Me That’s a Fair Trade”

Lee Stranahan in Beirut talks about speaking to a twenty something Christian Refugee in Beirut talking about giving up freedom for stuff She was the most pro-Assad person however he notes these folks aren't so much less pro-Assad per-se as they are Anti jihad. His coverage has been absolutely incredible and if anyone deserves a … Continue reading “If What I had to Give up was Criticizing the Government, To Me That’s a Fair Trade”

….Meanwhile over to Lee Stranahan in Beirut

I've been all Ted Cruz all the time lately but some first rate blogging/reporting is taking place thousands of miles away as Lee Stranahan works from Beirut. He's making stories on the plane: On the plane into Beirut, I sat next to a man named Fadi, a Lebanese native and Maronite Christian who was now … Continue reading ….Meanwhile over to Lee Stranahan in Beirut

Obama manages to give Radical Islamists ANOTHER 9/11 victory

Raj: Incredible. You managed to screw up the screw-up. The Big Bang Theory The Tangerine Factor 2008 Eula Goodnight:  Will you take Ruben's word for it or mine? Judge Parker:  Rubin? Rooster Cogburn:  <Loud sigh > Judge Parker:  Well given past experience with Rubin I'm afraid I'm going to have to take yours Rooster Cogburn … Continue reading Obama manages to give Radical Islamists ANOTHER 9/11 victory

What’s the matter America, Yellow?

Helen Ramirez:  It isn't Kane, but I'm going to tell you something about you and your friend  Kane You're a good looking boy, you've got big broad shoulders,  but he is a man.  It takes more than broad shoulders to be a man Harvey and you've got a long way to go.  You know something … Continue reading What’s the matter America, Yellow?

Mr. President Massachusetts Abstains, Courteously

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

On Syria Pope Francis calls for Peace, Prayer and Fasting, Media Silent

We've talked about various options in Syria. Pope Francis I has now weighed in: War never again! Never again war! — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) September 2, 2013 He Elaborated: “There are so many conflicts in this world which cause me great suffering and worry, but in these days my heart is deeply wounded in particular … Continue reading On Syria Pope Francis calls for Peace, Prayer and Fasting, Media Silent

Three Choices on Syria

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

Proud 2 Serve Dissents on Syria

Yesterday I gave my case against action is Syria, Longtime commenter Proud 2 Serve dissents Strongly and I'm promoting his comment from yesterday: We are losing the big picture. This is not, and should not, be about getting involved in a Syrian civil war. This is the defining moment of our time on whether or … Continue reading Proud 2 Serve Dissents on Syria

Why I oppose our involvement in the Syrian Civil War

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

Chuck Todd & the Obama Ministry of Propaganda

When you ain't got nothing, you got nothing to lose Bob Dylan: Like a Rolling Stone 1965 One of the things about making a living based off tip jar hits and advertisers is you have to do your best to maintain your credibility with your listeners and readers or you don't get a paycheck. Apparently … Continue reading Chuck Todd & the Obama Ministry of Propaganda

Does Obama Have an “I’m Rubber You’re Glue” Tsar?

You know what happens when you decide to go to war to not be mocked? Stuff like this: I would normally expect such a pronouncement but when the commander-in-chief is worried about people making fun of him you just never know. ********************************** Under $150 to go. Are there 6 $25 tip jar hitters willing to … Continue reading Does Obama Have an “I’m Rubber You’re Glue” Tsar?

Syria vs Iraq, Teach your Children Well

Professor Yana: Might I ask, what species are you? 10th Doctor:   Time Lord, last of. Heard of them? (pause) Legend or anything? Not even a myth? (blank looks) Blimey, end of the universe is a bit humbling. Doctor Who Utopia 2007 Teach your children well, Their father's hell did slowly go by, And feed them … Continue reading Syria vs Iraq, Teach your Children Well