America in the Outhouse

A De Facto Empire under a De Facto SiegeAmerica's transcendence to empire did not happen all at once - not when the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 in the waning days of the Cold War, not with a mushroom cloud over Hiroshima in 1945, and not with the Rough Riders on San Juan Hill in… Continue reading America in the Outhouse

Dimples and Craters: Acheiving MAXIMUM IMPACT

"I shot an arrow into the air,It fell to earth, I knew not where..."From "The Arrow and the Song"by Henry Wadsworth LongfellowI find the term "meteoric rise" to be somewhat oxymoronic. After all, meteors don't rise. Well in space they might, if there is an "up" up there.The term references a brilliant, streaking light in… Continue reading Dimples and Craters: Acheiving MAXIMUM IMPACT

Dialog for Peace

Thank you, Nancy Pelosi, for being forward thinking and courageous in visiting Damascus.Political solutions are not properly presented on a dingy platter of empty diplomacy, especially when a reluctant administration only presents a pissed-on tray covered with the paper doily of dogmatic idealism.It is true the al-Assad is more bitter enemy than best friend, and… Continue reading Dialog for Peace