Leftist suicide bombers

While the Republican Convention was underway in Tampa, I was horrified to see comments throughout the web exclaiming  just how much some people — including some I know as acquaintances — hate Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. It’s not about policy differences or a belief that they’d be bad for the country. Obviously, they believe that, … More Leftist suicide bombers

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

North America is hit by its worst terrorist attack since 9/11

Mexico’s drug cartels are willing to burn down the country’s commercial capital in order to kill and terrorize anyone who gets in their way, it seems. I first heard about this earlier today when I went to my neighbor’s house for a barbecue…he had the TV on while an inferno — which was triggered by … More North America is hit by its worst terrorist attack since 9/11

Serial blasts revisit Mumbai

Terrorists hit Mumbai’s bazaars just two days after the 5th anniversary of the “7/11” train bombings that killed nearly 200 people, shocking India and provoking anger the world over. These newest attacks killed 18 shoppers…and have put India’s cities on high alert. The bombings have shattered a lull in terrorism-related activities (excluding the Naxalites/Maoists) that … More Serial blasts revisit Mumbai