2015

THERE’S NO DELIGHT IN TURKEY THESE DAYS… (…thanks to a misdirected American strategy for the region) The latest suicide bombing attack at Turkey’s Istanbul airport (apparently an ISIS inspired one with a Chechen twist) is yet another blow against one

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CLOSING OUT A VERY DISHEVELLED YEAR… (…so we’re forgetting about Margaritatville…and heading for Cognac City instead) We’re closing out 2015 with this issue. It’s been a very disheveled year with a lot of unhappy events both here and abroad, so

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RESOLVING THE ISIS CRISIS… (perhaps requires a more creative approach to do so…) In the aftermath of the San Bernardino terrorist act, everyone, from the President, various members of Congress, down to all those candidates campaigning for the Oval Office

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THE SAN BERNARDINO CALIFORNIA ASSAULT… ( is yet another instance of murderous insanity…) It’s a saddening thing to have such a horrendous even occur at this time of year when everyone is preparing to celebrate…peace on earth…and goodwill to all….but

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THE PARIS CONCLAVE ON GLOBAL WARMING… (…rising like one of those giant balloons…full of hot air) Heads of state and other top national leaders from over 150 nations, along with a number of mayors from many large cities, are meeting

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ANOTHER BIT OF IDIOTIC POLITICALLY CORRECTNESS… ( for not applying …diversity…for diversity’s sake) The Lionsgate Studios and one of its film directors are getting flak about their upcoming film release called – Gods of Egypt – , a production about

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HACKERS OF THE WORLD UNITING… (…to now do something having a redeeming social value) A few days ago a newspaper item caught our eye. Apparently the recent ISIS inspired atrocities in Paris and elsewhere went too far, finally pissing off

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THANKSGIVING… (… and how fortunate we’re still able to do so…) It’s that time of year again when we celebrate a folklore event of our history, which may or may not have occurred the way we think it did; but,

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WHO ARE THE HIDDEN ARCHITECTS OF ISIL AND ITS STRATEY OF TERROR? (…and can they ever be unmasked and made to pay for their crimes against humanity?) The common perception that ISIL is a faith-based and driven entity is wrong.

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BARBARISM IS NO LONGER JUST AT THE GATES… (…but reaching well within them now…) This latest terrorist action in Paris, France, is a stark reminder to the rest of our civilized world that barbarism is no longer just at the

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