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September 11th, 2020 - 12:44 am § in Saudi Arabia

9.11.01 … Who Won?

I have a different take. Much of what happened that day was not the achievement of the Saudi terrorists (let be honest about who they were) but the result of the incompetence or malfeasance of GW Bush and his Rasputin, Dick Cheney.  By Steve Schwartz, theaveeditor, 5/13/19 Bush and Cheney cannot be[...]

April 1st, 2020 - 1:01 am § in America, China

The Asiani: Russia and China Create New Reserve Currency

α Russia, China sign deal to bypass US dollar With the Euro  threatened by Brexit and the US dollar in the dubious hands of Donald Trump,. Russia and China have created the Asiani, a new currency to replace US global financial hegemony and a signal of Russian-Chinese rapprochement AMERICA.ALJAZEER[...]

February 10th, 2020 - 5:44 pm § in Hypocrisy, Jews

No, I am neither Dem nor Rep

 I am neither a democrat or a republican. I base my politics on the ideals and ideas of two Americans .. Jefferson and King. They defined .. for me .. America in terms of opportunity.  I judge political ideas by whether they promote equal opportunity for Americans but also for all humans. I also u[...]

February 2nd, 2020 - 1:43 am § in Misc.

CAPITAL IS A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT LIKE RACE

I am befuddled.  This morning I was reading about capital and about the world debt.  The debt is something like 200 trillion dollars.  What is that debt?  Who owns the debt? I am also befuddled by ideas like “people of color.”  American politics seems to have defined itself in term [...]

January 12th, 2020 - 12:46 pm § in Misc.

Why Royalty?

Even if one thinks there is some vestigial value in the symbolism of palaces and crowns, contaminating patriotism with loyalty to royalty is just dumb. Moshe ben Ravii[...]

January 5th, 2020 - 12:55 am § in America, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Did Jesus Exist?

So, here is the problem.  Since Jefferson edited his bible to eliminate the miracles, there has been an effort by Christians to claim Jesus was a real and wise man, a rabbi,  whose teachings were distorted by Paul and his successors trying to create a popular religion. I suggest  problem is not w[...]

October 18th, 2019 - 1:56 pm § in Misc.

The Limits of Military Commitment to Democracy in The Era of Trump

The lack of military willingness to speak out about the unconstitutional abuse of our forces is frightening. About sixty years ago at Harvard, I attended a career night where a General came .. obviously, at Harvard we would get a General. This impressive, learned man was telling us why we ought to c[...]

September 28th, 2019 - 7:39 am § in Misc.

AN ALTERNATIVE TO IMPEACHMENT …. THE PPA

Thanks to Madison, Congress itself has the power to redefine the role of the President. Now is the time to do that. The modern Presidency, with its King-like powers to make war, negotiate foreign agreements, or levy taxes was never the intent of the founders.  Washington rejected any regal title, s[...]