Tag Archives: terrorism

Secrets

As flaps go, the one about Hillary Clinton’s classified emails is one for the history books.  It might even be pivotal in the general election.  But how many people actually understand the nature of the problem?  Not many, I submit. … Continue reading

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On Being Terrified

The following was sent to me by a good friend of mine: ALERTS TO THREATS IN 2015 EUROPE From JOHN CLEESE The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security … Continue reading

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. . . For the Bible Tells Me So

Unless you’ve been living in a cave or on a desert island you know that religion is a prime political topic these days. You are unlikely to meet anyone who doesn’t have an opinion about the differences between Christianity and … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of War

There is a major problem with political rhetoric today and that is the use of the term, war. We’ve had the war on poverty, the war on drugs, and now, the war on terrorism. It is a fallacious premise, this … Continue reading

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This Discussion Says It All, IMO

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Demagoguery

Last Sunday a local columnist here in Joplin, one Geoff Caldwell, wrote that Senate Democrats had dishonored all on the 9/11 anniversary, and that includes all the war dead from ” . . . Valley Forge to Vicksburg, Bastogne to … Continue reading

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A State of Denial, in Haiku

The book “State of Denial” by Bob Woodward, the story of the George W. Bush presidency and the Iraq war, is one of the most remarkable histories I have ever read. It is a work of great effort and meticulous, … Continue reading

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