Monthly Archives: April 2015

Stampede Again

Stampede Are we being stampeded into a war with Iran? Why did we send an aircraft carrier to “Off the Coast of Yemen”? Iran is an ally of Russia. What if Russia sent an aircraft carrier off the coast of … Continue reading

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Nixon went to Mao

Nixon went to Mao Nixon bowed deeply to Mao in common respect. And Mao said something like, ”OK we be friends now.” Obama bows to the King of Saudi Arabia in common respect and is barbequed by his critics. Reagan … Continue reading

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TPP, an element of military dominance?

TPP, an element of military dominance? We all realize that economic sanctions are a weapon of war. Remember Madeleine Albright’s 1996 comment in that the killing of 500 thousand Iraqi children by economic  sanctions was “worth it”. But the TPP, … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin Profits

Marillyn Hewson, the CEO of Lockheed Martin, had an “earnings call” with a Deutsche Bank analyst Myles Walton last Jan. during which she commented that the unrest in the Mideast and also in the Pacific (among N. Korea, Japan and … Continue reading

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Safety and Fear

Safety and Fear Does the largest military in history make us safer? Or does it challenge other nations to protect themselves with bigger militaries too? We can spout that, “they hate our democracy” when in fact they may just be … Continue reading

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Judith Miller

Judith Miller Last night I heard Judith Miller on Bill Maher explain that the Iraq War was just one big mistake because of bad intelligence. Oh? Judith Miller was the New York Times source of information about the danger of … Continue reading

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Nuke Upgrades

Cost of Nuke Upgrades In the 1950’s I visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They were still pretty much in ruins. In the 1990’s I met Miyako Matsubara a Hibakusha / survivor of Hiroshima. A couple of things lately brought the nuclear … Continue reading

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