Monthly Archives: January 2011

What’s really going on in Egypt…

If you’re reading this, clearly you’re following developments to some degree. I have to laugh at a few things I’ve heard from some commentators in the last few days. From being called “our greatest ally” to “a bastion of democracy” … Continue reading

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I hate it when I’m right…

Approximately fourteen months ago, I wrote a post “If world war III starts in Yemen and no one covers it, do you hear it fall?”, talking about the boiling over of tensions between the Iranian backed forces in the Middle … Continue reading

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State of the Union

Sturring rhetoric. Beautiful metaphors. Inspirational imagery. It was all there. Sadly, like most of the Obama agenda, the real issues were hidden. As I have written here before, the actual politics that proceed for the next two years are irrelevant. … Continue reading

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The President convicted of rape….

No, not here. In Israel. Moshe Katsav, who preceded current president Shimon Peres, was just convicted in Tel Aviv not only of raping a young staff member, but also of harassment of two others. Katsav lost a recall election when … Continue reading

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