Tag Archives: News

American Jihad: 1865-2014

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The Inner Struggle The news that Moner Mohammad Abu-Salah, a 22-year-old from Florida, was the driver of a huge truck bomb in a Syrian suicide attack has caused consternation here in the U.S. as officials express deep concern over his “radicalization.” Abu-Salah has company. He was a young American, almost always  in his twenties. He […]

Obama the “Pimp”

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US Conservatives and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Agree US Conservatives find themselves perfectly aligned with the world’s most repressive communist dictator  in finding President Obama to be a complete scoundrel. North Korea referred to Obama as a “powerful pimp” during his visit to Asia. Here in America Kim Jong-un will find many friends among conservatives […]

Mt. Everest: Dying To Be There

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Last Friday 16 Nepalese Sherpas were killed in an avalanche on the “shores” of Mt. Everest, a stormy sea known for its exacting toll of victims. Sherpas are a cultural group native to Nepal;  the word also connotes specialists in mountain climbing.  In a team of Sherpas the person in charge is referred to as […]

Politics: For the Love of God

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Preacher, Fox News Talking Head and putative presidential candidate Mike Huckabee took aim at government employees the other day at a New Hampshire political event. He attacked TSA employees for following screening protocols likening airport security to life in North Korea, according to the Daily Mail. For Huckabee, keeping the flying public safe is tantamount […]

Race: “Corking Up”

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Blackface in Berlin   Angela Merkel, Germany’s Chancellor, found herself in an apparently awkward situation this past Friday when holiday carolers arriving on her doorstep included several in Blackface.  Eyebrows were raised and perhaps the correctness bells were clamoring over lovely German youth sporting black on their faces.  Just what was the message? Blackening one’s […]