Monthly Archives: January 2017

Idlib Province must be cleared of rebels.

IMO the Astana Peace process will go nowhere, will soon disintegrate and then the situation in western Syria will require further offensive action on the part of R+6 to insure Syrian Government control of Idlib Province. Since the fall of … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Middle East, Russia, Syria | 40 Comments

Government by Cronies for real?

So, Steve Bannon is elevated to the Principals Committee and the DNI as well as the CJCS is removed from automatic attendance for some actions?  Ah, well, now we are headed for trouble …  Issues "accidentally" arise that involve you … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 191 Comments

Free Mecca – refugees deserve a safe zone……. by Fred

  Free Mecca, for the tired, the poor, the huddled masses yearning to breathe free,  Free Mecca for the wretched refuse of the teeming shore, Free Mecca from the clutches of the despot, Free Mecca, birthplace of Mohammad, land of … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, Fred, government, History, Middle East, Saudi Arabia | 25 Comments

Calexit – Independence for La La Land?

  "When this first started getting massive media attention, I was pretty sarcastic about the effort, so let me be very "Yes, I'm a libertarian" clear: Californians should have every right to decide whether they want to remain part of … Continue reading

Posted in government, Politics | 34 Comments

Why Iran, but not Saudi Arabia? – TTG

With the signing of the executive order designed “to protect United States citizens from foreign nationals who intend to commit terrorist acts in the United States,” Trump barred entry into the U.S. of aliens from a list of seven countries … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Iran, Saudi Arabia, TTG | 242 Comments

Sanctuary Cities

  I am not a lawyer but IMO the constitutional situation in the US is such that the federal government and the governments of the several states share sovereignty.  This can be clearly seen in the structure of the US … Continue reading

Posted in Policy | 113 Comments

Policy discussions

Are not included in my three month ban.  What I am trying to halt  is the bitter partisan nastiness.  pl

Posted in Ukraine Crisis | 35 Comments

“Russian choppers transport Syrian paratroopers to besieged Deir Ezzor” – TTG

"BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:50 P.M.) – On the night of January 23rd, the Russian Air Force reportedly transported dozens of Syrian Arab Army (SAA) soldiers to the Deir Ezzor Governate after the road to the military airport was close by the … Continue reading

Posted in Russia, Syria, TTG | 57 Comments


On December 20, 1998, 60 Minutes aired an interview with George Soros.  At one point, Steve Kroft asked the Hungarian-born speculator about his teenage years in Budapest, under the Nazi occupation.  Soros freely admitted that he had been protected by … Continue reading

Posted in Harper | 83 Comments

SST Reopened

As of 1800 on 25 January.  I have banned some of you.  There will be no discussion of US domestic politics for the next three months.  There will be a research paper on George Soros posted this evening.  pl

Posted in As The Borg Turns | 22 Comments