Tag Archives: North Korea

Talking Back to the Fat Little Horror

Many have tried for a week or so to convince me that Pres. Trump should tone it down with North Korea, that he must stop threatening back. I have heard it on the radio, on TV; I have read it … Continue reading

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The UN, Our Beacon of Humanity

I keep wondering why any serious people right or left take seriously the United Nations General Assembly’s pretense of being a quasi-world parliament and the UN Security Council’s pretense of being a responsible world executive. Neither claim makes sense on … Continue reading

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Obama’s War

President Obama did the right thing, in the nick of time and under pressure from America’s traditional allies, and under pressure from the Arab League, (Go figure!) At least he did. Attacking Ghadafi is one of those cases where our … Continue reading

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Obama’s Wars ( and Not-Wars)

This is kind of a dry blog season for me. First. I live in Santa Cruz, California where other people go on vacation. The sun sets late. The sea is beautiful, the wind warm most evenings. Second, I am suffering … Continue reading

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The War Obligation: Afghanistan

As the nation’s attention is passionately riveted to the death rattles of Pelobama Care, some of America’s main business goes unattended. Several months after being informed of General McChrystal requirements, two months after the general went public to force a … Continue reading

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The De-Industrialization of the US: A String of Enlightening Fallacies. Essay on International Economics, in Plain English.

About ten days ago, I began a lively exchange with a stranger, G., on the Facebook of the President of the Independent Institute, of all places. The I.I. is my favorite think-tank. It’s located in Oakland California. It’s my favorite … Continue reading

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