Senate Majority leader Harry Reid had this to say about the situation in Iraq earlier today… “Americans need to start taking care of Americans.” If only Harry Reid could have been the spokesman for Bill Clinton during the Rwandan Genocide, when we sat back and did nothing as the bodies of almost one million innocent … More Harry Reid’s words of wisdom
On Friday night, I had the opportunity to visit a Synagogue and meet with the Jewish community here in the East Bay. After observing the Shabbat service, we discussed current events and politics over coffee and pastries, which I must say was a very positive and enlightening experience. I talked about my fascination with current … More The Israel factor
I know, the title sounds crazy. However, I’m not referring to the president’s sinking poll numbers here at home. In Africa, Bush’s approval rating is well over 80%. It may seem surprising at first, but that area of the world, a place that has seen countless years of disease, starvation, and war, generally has a … More Bush’s approval rating soars
The picture on the left shows Cuban dictator Fidel Castro when he first came to power in 1959, some 49 years ago. Today, Castro has announced he is “stepping down” as president. His brother, Raul, is expected to take his place, but no one knows for sure. If you ask me, changing from Fidel to … More Castro’s half-century reign comes to an end as Cuba faces an uncertain future
In recent weeks, there have been a number of school shootings across the United States. It seems that the investigation somehow or another ends up centering around where the gun came from and how it was obtained. Maybe though, we should be asking the bigger question, which is “why did he (or she, for that … More Some thoughts on a current crises
I know I have been spending a lot of time talking about the Middle East these last few days, but this is something I feel is very important and needs to be brought to our attention. A few months back, if you recall, congressman and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich paid a visit to Syria, a … More Isn’t this cute?
The world has been left with one less villain today after Tuesday’s assassination of Hezbollah Commander Imad Mughniyeh, a man who without a doubt was one of the most brutal terrorists in the world. He is blamed for the deaths of hundreds of Americans, as well as countless innocent Jews and Muslims. His demise came … More A victory in the war on terrorism