Category Archives: Afghanistan

Obama Was Against Bush’s Wars … Until He Was For Them?

More troops we are told, will stay in Afghanistan . We are afraid that we understand why. A news story today said that the United States will give Pakistan over a billion dollars in aid next year. Pakistan created and housed … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Wars Be Won, Not Just Fought?

After WWII, the U.S. has fought one war after another and so far as we can see, has nothing whatever to show for it excepting South Korea. That is a visible, positive accomplishment. After that: nothing or a situation worse … Continue reading

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Is Afghanistan American’s Tar Baby?

The tar baby of Uncle Remus fame illustrated something much easier to pick up than it was to put down again; perhaps Afghanistan will prove to be President Obama and America’s tar baby. A deal to keep U.S. troops and … Continue reading

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War’s Illusions, Delusions…and Reality

Perpetual war, invisible to most, was a constant background to George Orwell’s “1984”, the prescient if misdated prophecy of the future of America. No sooner than the Iraqi and Afghan wars have wound down, our President is guns ablaze to … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene… (Politically Uncorrected)

Again, we offer snippets of world events for your consideration; we will not tell you how to think, though our feelings may shine through sometimes. These are simply, signposts along the road we’re traveling. Cops are our introductory subject; this first … Continue reading

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The Brief Life And Convenient Death Of Michael Hastings

Award-winning war reporter Michael Hastings died recently in a car crash. He was said to have been driving his Lexus over 100 mph at Melrose and Highland in Los Angeles. The car exploded into flames and it took DNA to … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Israel is getting the business from its ‘friends’ in the E.U and the U.S. Both are pushing Israel to give up its territory, moving back to indefensible borders that existed before it was attacked by its neighbors. This, in favor … Continue reading

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