The collapse of Iraq was long foretold and forewarned by those familiar with the salient issues. In some ways these events are very apropos as we arrive at the 100 year anniversary of the event that sparked World War I.
28 June 2014
21 June 2014
It's been obvious for some time that the Right wishes to impeach Barack Obama. If they're able to capture the Senate in November then the rhetoric will increase. In fact you're already seeing some who are trying to push the House to go ahead and draft the articles of Impeachment right now.
The more politically savvy in the Republican party are waiting to see which way the wind blows and are leery of drafting those articles before the election lest it should turn some away from them or motivate a larger voting block to come to the aid of the president and his political allies.
19 June 2014
Listening to a recent commentary I was struck by the Christian Right's confusion concerning the role of government with regard to health care.
On the one hand they're vehemently opposed to government regulation in terms of pricing and/or the government legislating access.
But on the other hand most of them want the government to regulate pharmaceuticals and who has access to them.
Various governments led by the US are trying desperately to put the internet genie back into the bottle. The internet and its cultural impact have grown exponentially it has become a threat to the security of many regimes.
At present numerous protocols are being drafted in trade agreements and additions and revisions are being made to US security policy that allow the government to track everything and prosecute dissidents outside the boundaries of constitutional protections and frameworks.
18 June 2014
I apologize for not writing these past couple of months. Life has been a bit overwhelming and not a little grievous.
I'm spending very little time online and am determined to continue this pattern. I don't really want to be near the computer unless I'm writing an article or an email or merely gathering my daily podcasts to listen to.