August 23, 2017
Donald Trump

President Trump’s Strategy In Afghanistan

August 22, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

President Trump addressed the nation last night to outline his strategy in Afghanistan. Of course he didn’t go into details,being smarter than his twp predecessors. There were no deadlines or grandiose claims, merely that America would start winning this war and that our eventual withdrawal would be based on conditions [Read More]

World

Venezuela: Ortega flees following constituent assembly power grab

August 21, 2017 FaustaW 0

Former attorney general Luisa Ortega fled with her husband, congressman Germán Ferrer, to neighboring Colombia via Aruba on Friday: Venezuela’s Former Attorney General Flees to Colombia. Her flight comes after the constituent assembly, an entity created by Nicolás Maduro, seized legislative powers from Congress Ms. Ortega was fired earlier this month by [Read More]

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World

A nearly-nuclear North Korea: Your opinions and ideas, please?

August 8, 2017 Bookworm 5

After 24-years of American bribes and pandering, North Korea has crossed a nuclear threshold. I’m interested in your opinions and ideas about this problem. It happened: North Korea crossed a major threshold on the way to becoming a fully nuclear state: North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead [Read More]

Movies

Dunkirk: A Movie Review, Sort Of

August 1, 2017 Proof Positive 2

In Spring, a young man’s fancy turns to not getting shot, not getting blown up, not drowning and just possibly, making it home alive. Late Spring, anyway. May of 1940. The coast of France. The beaches of Dunkirk. Director Christopher Nolan is described by IMDB as “Best known for his [Read More]

Faith

Islam’s Veil Slips In California

July 28, 2017 JoshuaPundit 6

There’s a fair amount of attempts among the usual suspects to present Islam as a religion of peace in defiance of all the evidence to the contrary. While there are quite a few Muslims who are peaceful and decent people, that would likely be the case no matter what faith [Read More]

World

Sweden Faces The Abyss; National Police Head Begs For Help

July 21, 2017 JoshuaPundit 4

Sweden’s National Police Commissioner, Dan Eliasson, recently spoke on national television and shocked his fellow Swedes by pleading for assistance. “Help us, help us!,” he said, while warning that Swedish police forces no longer can uphold the law and therefore must ask all “good powers” in the country to support [Read More]

World

The beginner’s guide to Brazil corruption

July 18, 2017 FaustaW 1

The BBC has Brazil corruption scandals: All you need to know. It’s clearly not all you need to know, since not only are entire books being written on the subject, the Beeb forgot to mention that the Federal Police shut down the Lava Jato task force, for instance, and Odebrecht is almost [Read More]

World

Russia Russia Russia

July 11, 2017 FaustaW 3

This morning in the news: Dozens of Russia-related stories on every home page. All-Russia headlines. Latin American and Caribbean stories in the home pages of New York Times: 0 BBC: 0 Drudge Report: 0 Real Clear World: Venezuela Political Prisoner Leopoldo Lopez Released to House Arrest Surprise Concession for Opp [Read More]

Heroes

Gettysburg – A Fourth Of July Long Ago

July 4, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Two years, ten years, and passengers ask the conductor:What place is this? Where are we now? I am the grass.Let me work. – Carl Sandburg One hundred and fifty four years ago today, brave men fought in and around a small town in Pennsylvania to determine whether the Union would [Read More]

World

Brazil runs out of money to issue passports

June 29, 2017 FaustaW 1

Last year the Rio Olympics were 51% over budget, to the tune of $1.6 billion, the month before they opened. The 2014 World Cup $3 billion stadiums were becoming white elephants a year later. Now Brazilian authorities have suspended the issuing of new passports because of a budget crisis: The government said emergency funds [Read More]

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