Author Archives: James Raider
With the amount of surrupticious recording of everything we do and say, it is not surprising that a translated recording of a recent discussion has been made available for our enjoyment. Two world leaders discussing occurances and strategies, crutial and mundane depending on perspective, . . .
We admire, even revere statistics and statistician explanations, and when they pertain to our economic well being and are supported by anointed economists, they become gold. These statistics and explanations can only be elevated into the rarified domain of sanctity … Continue reading
The mainstream media is doing it best this weekend to extract the National disaster of Obamacare from the headlines. The crowbar it has been provided is the announcement by the Obama/Jarrett team of a deal with Iran. The MSM’s representations about the deal are about as useful as the Administration’s, “you can keep your doctor.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the United Nations today was a very polite and diplomatic lecture to the President Of The United States. He instructed President Obama on methodology of international negotiations when confronted by a serious and capable enemy such as Iran. Netanyahu seems to be one of the rare, if perhaps the only world leader, capable of commanding respect from a podium through forthrightness, clarity, and an inescapable quality called leadership.
2181 years ago a Roman consul Gaius Popillius Laenas, delivered one of the earliest known “Line In The Sand” ultimatums against King Antiochus IV of Syria. Is there a message buried in a two millennium old event that might inform Barack Obama as he rattles the military might over which American voters handed him title of Commander In Chief (CIC)?
Who would ever have thought that examination of the continuing dire economic struggles distressing most Americans would completely disappear from headlines and from public discussion? Who would have believed that America’s stature in the world would be shaken over a failed state like Syria? But here we are. Americans are scrambling for part-time jobs, while listening to dictators insulting the resident of their most powerful office – the office they revere above all others.