Monthly Archives: August 2010

What Does Tea Party Stand For?

There has been much written in the last several months ideologically about the Tea Party movement, although Karl Rove has performed modestly as a columnist for the Wall St. Journal, but most criticism it is not informed enough to permit … Continue reading

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Theary Seng: Cambodian Killing Fields & The Politics Of Justice

Theary Seng is a journalist, lawyer and writer chronicling Cambodian politics; her book “Daughter Of The Killing Fields” will be out from Seven Stories Press this year.  She was seven years old when detained in the concentration camp, detention camp … Continue reading

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John Paul II: The Renewal Of The Church

“The Church cannot cross the threshold of the new millennium without encouraging her own children to purify themselves, through repentance, of past errors and instances of infidelity, inconsistency, and slowness of act.  Acknowledging the weaknesses of the past is an … Continue reading

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Sudan: Flashpoint & Faultline In Near East

In the ancient world Sudan was considered part of Egyptian civilization because of its year round consistent climate and geography concerning the split of the Nile River.  The bread basket of the Near East was always Egypt; its northern hemisphere … Continue reading

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Perez Zagorin: Thomas Hobbes & The Father Of Statist Life

No other author possesses the firm elegant grasp of the violent ideas that rocked the time of Thomas Hobbes (author of Leviathan), a political tome giving foundation to Fascist and Totalitarian ideology within the 20th century; than Perez Zagorin. Perez … Continue reading

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Keynes vs. Hayek: The Great Debate About American Future

The stimulus package passed by the Obama administration has failed.  By definition we’re witnessing the complete death of Keynesian macoro-economics.  Although Reagan and the ‘supply-siders’ drove the stake into the heart of Keynes, it has become quite apparent to those … Continue reading

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Fouad Ajami: Critical Of The Untested Redeemer That Became Barack Obama

There were two ‘wisemen’ who had the ear of both President Bush and Vice President Cheney immediately after September 11 and during crunch time in Iraq 2006.  They were Professor Emeritus Bernard Lewis from Princeton University and Dr. Fouad Ajami … Continue reading

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U.S. Getting Played Throughout Central Asia, Near East & South America

Let’s face it, Washington needs to adjust to new realities on the ground in Lebanon, Afghanistan and throughout Central and South America, especially regarding the foreign policy achievements of Iran and its ability to wage lethal small engagements with American … Continue reading

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The Balfour Declaration, The Founding Of Israel & The Major Figures Who Carved Out The Arab Israeli Conflict

The current problems dominating the Middle East make it virtually impossible for anyone born after the 1970’s to understand the factors that contributed to the making of Israel.  I know of only two authors who have driven a neat, historically … Continue reading

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Our Post-Industrialist Economy & The Return Of Marx

Richard Florida is the director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, Canada.  He recently released ‘The Great Reset:  How New Ways Of Living And Working Drive Post Crash Prosperity”.  He is a student of the late … Continue reading

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