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July 4th, 2018 - 1:47 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics, Repugnants, world

Trumpism Under Putin

JULY 4: Russians say Putin, military power & unique spirit make them glorious nation Victory Day celebrations on the Red Square in Moscow © Moskva news agency Almost half of all Russians consider their country a great world power, naming the president, the military forces and the spirit of the [...]

May 13th, 2018 - 10:26 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion, Repugnants, world

ISUS EMERGES

A new alliance is emerging to replace ISIS .. ISUS.  ISRAEL SAUDI US alliance. ISUS is a right wing alignment between Israel and the authoritarian Arab nations against Iran. The US and European media are blind to this because Iran is demeaned as Shiite by the Arab states and by Israel.  Iran is ca[...]

April 29th, 2018 - 12:21 pm § in Misc., world

The Caravan Arrives at The Border

Just before Passover this Spring, a caravan of refugees began their exodus from Honduras and Guatemala, headed to the US border, their promised land. On Sunday morning, migrants in the caravan gathered at Friendship Park in Tijuana and prepared to march to the border and then ask for asylum in the[...]

November 17th, 2017 - 1:28 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Religion, world

Ignoring the Muslim Fight Against ISIS

While Trump demonizes all Islam, befriends the Saudis, and demonizes Shiite Iraq,  just before America’s Inauguration Day  tens of millions of Shia Muslims made an incredibly heartening statement, by risking their lives to travel through war-stricken areas to openly defy ISIS. Shia women, me[...]

October 11th, 2017 - 12:38 pm § in Politics, world

A picture worth 100,000 words

From England comes this iconic photo of a Muslim woman standing up to white nationalists causing trouble at Birmingham’s Central Mosque. No words necessary; the picture says it all.  (EDL stands for “English Defense League,” a far-right group.)[...]

September 19th, 2017 - 6:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Repugnants, world

What the world thinks of America now

Trump has drastically improved America’s favorability ratings in one country. The rest of the world thinks we suck. (Click on image to enlarge; click here for source.)  [...]

June 20th, 2017 - 9:01 am § in Foreign Affairs, world

Nollywood goes Hollywood

NOLLYWOOD IS FALLING APART In a country where you can stumble upon crates of currency valued at about $1 billion at the airport, unattended, yet there are only 14 cinemas and the big attraction is not Nollywood. It’s Hollywood in Nigeria’s Nollywood turf. Because in Nigeria, if you want [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 10:13 am § in Jews, Politics, Religion, world

An Abrahamic Answer to Israel=Palestine

The Abrahamic Union: a Confederate solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Yakov Nagen Yakov Nagen is a Rabbi at the Yeshiva of Otniel, located near Hebron. On the day of Shimon Peres’s death, my neighbor Natan Meir stood before 100 Jewish and Arab interfaith activists and spoke of Peres’s[...]

March 25th, 2017 - 9:32 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics, world

IMPERIAL CHINA REPLACING TRUMP’S AMERICA

SPUTNICK Is China Filling the Economic Vacuum in the Pacific? © REUTERS/ David Gray Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Australia and New Zealand this week, while US relations with Australia cool over the migrant deal negotiated by the former US administration. Will China fill the vacuum in the [...]

February 26th, 2017 - 8:32 am § in world

Russians Demonstrate

Thousands march in Moscow to honor Kremlin critic killed in 2015  MOSCOW Thousands of Russians marched through the center of Moscow on Sunday to honor opposition leader Boris Nemtsov two years after he was gunned down near the Kremlin walls, and to call for further investigations into his killing. [...]