Potential terrorists beget terrorism

Two weeks ago today in Manchester (as with the Westminster attack in March) a potential terrorist attack was about to unfold conducted by potential terrorists. Following the potential terrorist attack it was back to balloons, flowers, teddy bears, candles and “kum by yah”. Yeah, that would frighten the Islamic Soldiers of Allah. Except it doesn’t…

No military motive in Syria strike?

“It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill In one way, it’s smart to not overstate the military impact that the Syrian strike can have, which is limited. But the main goal is not military in nature. It’s to send a message about US…

U.S. Airlines Flee Obama’s Cuba Si`

Forbes estimates the fortune of the Cuba Castros at $900M – heck, just call it a billion and be done with it. As a result, Obama first checked in with the younger Castro a couple of years or so ago all the way over in South Africa during the funeral of fellow-dictator Nelson Mandela, after which he…

McCain as Trump nemesis emeritus

His Vietnam experience put off to one side, the best case scenario is that John McCain is a confused man, or perhaps addled in his advanced years to the point where he is incapable of comprehending reality. But I think it more likely that he is a traitor to the republic he pretends to protect, for his allegiance lies…