Growing Old
Apr18

Growing Old

One of the the things that happens as you age is the iconic figures from your past die or worse. Glen Campbell Moved Into A Care Facility Glen Campbell has been moved into a care facility three years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, People.com reports. “He was moved to an Alzheimer’s facility last week,” a family friend told the title. “I’m not sure what the permanent plan is for him...

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Is The Regime in North Korea About To Collapse?
Apr17

Is The Regime in North Korea About To Collapse?

Over at Real Clear Defense Christopher Lee thinks the Kim Jong Un regime in North Korea is about to collapse, Kim Jong Un is defined by many as an egotistical fanatic whose recklessness led to dreadful mistakes during his two year tenure. First, instead of implementing a sound plan to alleviate the mass hunger and poverty in his nation where the average annual income is $1,800, he continues to conduct costly missile research,...

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The Real Threat
Apr16

The Real Threat

The events at the Cliven Bundy ranch in Nevada and the horrible killings in Kansas City have once again reminded us of the threat posed by right wing extremists in the United states. But are they a greater threat than the Islamic terrorists?  Peter Bergen thinks so:  In fact, since 9/11 extremists affiliated with a variety of far-right wing ideologies, including white supremacists, anti-abortion extremists and anti-government...

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Your Papers Please
Apr15

Your Papers Please

When I was growing up in the 50s “Your’e Papers Please” was a phrase used to warn us about tyrannical governments.  We have decided in the United States that we now need  a “Your Papers Please” society, aka photo ID.  You can’t open a bank account, fly or take a train without a photo ID.  Many states are now requiring photo ID to vote. Now I’m not going to question that we may now need a...

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We Knew It Was Going To Happen
Apr14

We Knew It Was Going To Happen

After the United States and for that matter the World real estate collapsed the Chinese kept building to keep their economy growing.  The result was entire new cities where no body lived and empty apartments and retail space.  Many, including me, knew this was not sustainable.  Well now it’s happening: China Property Collapse Has Begun Nothing is going right for Hangzhou at this moment. Walmart will be closing its Zhaohui store...

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