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Is Syria in Hot Waters or US?

1. Syria remained subject to a bloody turmoil for over two years in 21st Century which promised highest civilization in the history of our planet. Over a hundred thousand innocent fellow humans killed and over a million Syrian citizens displaced.

 

U.S. Secret War in Turkey AND Iraq - Drones No Longer Limited to "Battlefield"

The U. S. government’s warm relationship with the self-described “neo-Ottoman” and D. C. friendly regime of Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan is no secret. But emerging details on the classified Operation Nomad Shadow seem to involve the U.S.

 

Syriasly?

Now that we're finally untangling ourselves from quagmires in Iraq and Afghanistan, "serious people" on both sides of the aisle call for a new open-ended Middle East military incursion.

 

The Yanks Aren't Coming; They're in Sensitvity Training

I voted for Bill Clinton in 1992. Then I watched him force Navy Seals into Sensitivity Training and send them from Iraq to Bosnia on a bunch of pocket wars that made no damned sense at all. I watched a brave man’s body dragged through the street in Somalia.

 

Float Like A Butterfly, And Sting Like One Too

Its Sunday April 28th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1967, Muhammad Ali refused induction into the U.S. military.

There are many sides to a photo.
 

Say You're Wrong, Open Your Eyes, Yes It's Much Too Late For Goodbyes

It’s Monday April 8th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1935, Congress established the Works Progress Administration program, and FDR signed the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act.

 

The Bastard Sons of Liberty

It’s March 28th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history in 1774 the government of the British Empire embodied the term “tyranny”, passing The Boston Port Act, The Massachusetts Government Act, The Quartering Act, and The Administration of Justice Act.

 

Learning from Crassus

Marcus Licinius Crassus was the richest man in Roman history. Indeed, he is considered one of the richest men who ever lived. He made his fortune as a supporter of the dictator Sulla by confiscating the properties of Sulla’s political enemies.

 

Maybe Kerry Will Beat Bush After All

In 2004, John Kerry proposed a new direction but America voted to stay the course in our wars. Now, America is happy to have drawn down in Iraq & Kerry will soon help us leave Afghanistan.

 

Bead-Reader #1: Weeping Boehner Should Find Better Reasons to Weep

We all know that U.S House Speaker John Boehner is well-known to break out in tears, as he did recently after being reelected as House Speaker.