Denying reality will not strengthen your case

I spent Friday night arguing with a friend of mine at a hotel restaurant here in Tijuana about Islamic fundamentalists, the attacks they commit, and whether or not they exist. He denies what I believe to be obvious fact: that the above-mentioned fanatics slaughter innocent Muslims, religious minorities, and anyone who doesn’t fit into their … More Denying reality will not strengthen your case

Latin America’s longest civil war may finally be coming to an end

Congratulations to the people of Colombia and their military, which finally succeeded in killing FARC leader Alfonso Cano on Saturday. This could be the deathblow to the Marxist group, which has been waging a¬†guerrilla¬†war against the Colombian Government for nearly 50 years. At the beginning of the year I spent some time in Colombia’s border … More Latin America’s longest civil war may finally be coming to an end