Into the Cannibal's Pot:
Lessons for America from
Post-Apartheid South Africa
"If you want to witness the end result of what in America is called
'diversity', you must read 'Into the Cannibal's Pot'."
Don’t Know Shiite From Shinola
"There is little reason for me to hope to impart something new about the predictable progression of Iraq from (sectarian) rogue state to failed state to Islamic state, in the wake of the American occupation. There is no reason to expect me to best a column dated December 2006, titled "At Least Saddam Kept Order" MORE.
‘Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave When First We Practice To Deceive’
The dilemmas faced by “a mulish military power which doesn’t know Shiite from Shinola” are enormous. The Yemeni president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, resigned on Jan. 22, “after Houthi rebels seeking greater political power effectively seized control of the capital, Sanaa.” (Foreign Policy) For years, Yemenis had felt the brunt of “U.S.-trained units of elite [...Read On]
UPDATED: Fun In The Sun @ 64°F (Breaking No-News)
While the media-political complex focuses exclusively on the storm engulfing the Northeast, the temperature is 64°F in our neck of the woods, in the great Pacific Northwest. Look out for each other; the political elites of Sodom and Gomorrah will surely look out for themselves. UPDATE (1/27): BREAKING NO-NEWS. Yes, but is wicked weather a [...Read On]
‘Ow My Balls!’
The satire “Idiocracy” predicted that in 2505, the age of the idiot, America would be enthralled by one of two seconds-long “films.” The first is “Ow my Balls!” The Age of the Idiot, however, is already upon us. Witness the endless, empty, obsessive yakking about deflated footballs. For heaven’s sake, order a rematch between the [...Read On]
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