Monthly Archives: March 2017

“A Soft Coup, or Preserving Our Democracy?” by Giraldi

  "Coup or legitimate political pushback depends on which side of the fence one is standing on. There are two competing narratives to choose from and there is inevitably considerable gray area in between depending on what turns out to … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, government, Politics | 283 Comments

“Syria fire missiles at Israeli jets after airstrikes” – TTG

By Ian Deitch | AP March 17 at 1:14 PM JERUSALEM — Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile neighbors that was confirmed by … Continue reading

Posted in Israel, Russia, Syria, TTG | 54 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day

  The Langs of my family left this place in 1828.  pl

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“Collapse and Replace”

  "President Trump has said himself on numerous occasions that Republicans could simply let Obamacare die on its own, allowing Democrats to continue to pay the political price for it. But then he always clarifies that the GOP won't do … Continue reading

Posted in government, Politics | 114 Comments

An Iranian Naval Base in Syria? – TTG

     Elijah J. Magnier wrote an excellent review of the Syrian situation in his piece, "The roles of the US, Russia, Turkey, Iran and Israel in Syria: moving towards the end of the war." I heartedly recommend it. Within … Continue reading

Posted in Iran, Israel, Russia, Syria, TTG | 46 Comments

South Front thinks the US will take Raqqa

"Considering the increasing US ground presence in Syria, US-led forces will have enough military capabilities to launch a storm of Raaqah and to after some time seize the city. In turn, Syrian government forces will likely make an attempt to … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Middle East, Syria | 16 Comments

Naftali Bennett threatens genocide in Lebanon – Haaretz

  "Naftali Bennett and Lebanese president agree: There's no line between Hezbollah and Lebanese state. Lebanese must realize another war with Israel means Lebanon will be sent back to Middle Ages, Bennett tells Haaretz. "  haaretz ————— Naftali Bennett evidently wants … Continue reading

Posted in Israel, Lebanon | 75 Comments

“King Charles III” – The Deep State Strikes Back – A Review by Newmarket

Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III at the Harmon Theatre for Performing Arts (directed by Studio Theatre’s David Muse) has caught a wave of popularity that draws on the American people’s innate fascination with anything having to do with the British … Continue reading

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“The Dangerous Safety of College” by Frank Bruni

  "The moral of the recent melee at Middlebury College, where students shouted down and chased away a controversial social scientist, isn’t just about free speech, though that’s the rubric under which the ugly incident has been tucked. It’s about … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics | 173 Comments

Sounds like a plan …

The leftist media in the US keeps goading Trump to execute all his various programs by sometime later this week.  Among his goals/aims/legislation is his stated intent to "put paid" to IS and presumably to hang Baghdadi from a sour apple … Continue reading

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