Monthly Archives: February 2015

Putin and NATO II

Putin and NATO II Nations, like people, experience collective shame at being defeated and often take any opportunity to strike back to restore their pride. Look at the history of the French-German or Indian-Pakistani wars. Russia was humiliated and bankrupted … Continue reading

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Hate and fear

Who are we? Why do we define ourselves by who we are not like, hate and/or fear? King George, Northerners, Southerners, The Spanish, The Yellow Peril, Communists, Atheists, Viet Cong, North Koreans, Chinese, Iraqis, Iranians, The Taliban, Al Qaeda, Terrorists, … Continue reading

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Too many problems in the White House

We have too many problems in the White House. Watergate, Iran-Contra, Commies on the Island of Grenada, Monica Lewinski, Vince Foster, WMDs in Iraq and now BENGHAZI. Maybe we should do away with the Presidency, Congress and Supreme Court and … Continue reading

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Putin and NATO

Is it too farfetched for Putin to think that possibly NATO (re: the USA) is trying to surround and/or provoke Russia by moving the “Free World’s” forces right up to his border with The Ukraine? Is not one of the … Continue reading

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War is Not Glorious

War is the failure of civilization but we build monuments to war: Generals atop their steeds, privates charging forward, machines grinding flesh. We hang medals on the winners and hang the losers but the winners are not always the righteous, … Continue reading

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A Few Bad Apples

Military Justice is simple. A grunt accused of a crime is assigned a defense lawyer who recommends a guilty plea. If the grunt pleads not guilty he will go to military prison for a long time, but if he pleads … Continue reading

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Nukes R US

How can the US, the only country in the world to have used nuclear bombs on an enemy population, the country with the more nuclear bombs than the rest of the world combined, the country that is spending hundreds of … Continue reading

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