4/25/17 (way earlier than I care to admit) This is one of the most fascinating (and possibly "telling") books I own (or have ever read)... Author, Jack Beeching does an outstanding job of illuminating an oft-forgotten corner of history that I believe is as relevant today as it was in the 19th century - … Continue reading Book Review – “The Chinese Opium Wars” (by Jack Beeching)
4/12/17: British Link - USA About to Bomb Damascus? "The Russian leader made the astonishing claim - that the US is planning to FAKE chemicals weapons attacks - during a joint press conference with the Italian President Sergio Mattarella." The Mirror isn't the best source in the world However the joint press conference where Putin … Continue reading Bad and Getting Worse….
4/9/17 I won't have time to do this article full justice tonight. I've been happy with how the Trump administration was clearly aligning with the Syrian people in regards to their having the authority to choose their leader (currently B. Assad). I've been encouraged by the fact that this administration made statements about partnering with … Continue reading This is Bad (Bombing Syria)
4/7/17 .....had to update to reflect the recent attack on Syria. Just learned about it after stepping off the plane late last night / early this morning. Will get a wider article up this weekend - sorry to see the development however. 3/31/17 (VERY early) Here are two news links, the first Russian - the … Continue reading I See This as a Positive Development (Less NWO-ish and More Woodrow Wilson-ish)
3/15/17 (before revelry) I was active duty just shy of 10 years - so I like to keep up with what's happening with our military and where they're being sent etc. I disagreed with almost all of the Bush and Obama era military actions -- and still can't explain what we were trying to do … Continue reading Quick Hits – Military Matters