Monthly Archives: January 2011

Navy Better Be Ready to Standby

The situation with Navy Captain Owen Honors isn’t finished yet.  If you need a catch-up, read this and this. I said in the first post, that having spent a significant chunk of my life aboard aircraft carriers, that there was … Continue reading

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Progress In Egypt?

The opposition to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is far from dying out.  In fact, things appear to be picking up speed.  It appears that former IAEA chief  Mohammed ElBaradei is slowly moving closer to becoming the next Egyptian head of state.  I … Continue reading

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Violent Protests Engulf Egypt, Spread Across Middle East

I am not going to get overly excited, nor am I optimistic, but this is worth paying attention to. The thirty year rule of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is crumbling down around him. Egyptians have tired of the dictatorial government, and … Continue reading

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Washington Begins Battle Over Spending

In the wake of the State of the Union address where President Obama appeared to double-down on his plan of big government deficit spending, the battle over the budget and the national debt appears to be getting underway. Republicans are … Continue reading

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Follow Up To State Of The Union Address

I believe El Scotto summarized the State of the Union address quite well.  There was nothing new, save Obama’s apparent desire to trim the corporate tax (which, pardon me if I find that hard to believe); it was the same old … Continue reading

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Obligatory Thoughts On the State of the Union

Since the State of the Union address is probably the highest profile political theatre we have in this country, we are more or less obligated to at least acknowledge that it happened.  Count this as my acknowledgement. Truth be told, … Continue reading

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White House Says Anti-American Chinese Song Played At State Dinner Isn’t Anti-American

Talk about ignoring the obvious. Chinese pianist Lang Lang, who performed the song, “My Motherland,” said, “playing the tune at the White House banquet can help us, as Chinese people, feel extremely proud of ourselves and express our feelings through … Continue reading

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