Did China Just Deliver A Major Slap Down To North Korea

The following was sent over media nets but quickly removed. However, it was there long enough to be cached by at least one media outlet. China Threatens To Bomb North Korea’s Nuclear Facilities If It Crosses Beijing’s “Bottom Line” ZeroHedge by Tyler Durden April 12, 2017 With everyone putting down new and/or revised “red lines”, be it on Syria or North Korea, it was now China’s turn to reveal its “red” or rather “bottom line”, and in a harshly worded editorial titled “The United States Must Not Choose a Wrong Direction to Break the DPRK Nuclear Deadlock on Wednesday” Beijing … Continue reading

Syria Timeline 2000 – 2012, Part 2 A

Timeline of 2000 – 2012, The Clinton Years of 2009-2012 July 17, 2000 – Basshar al Assad takes office November 2000- The Basshar Assad orders the release of 600 political prisoners. April 2001 – Outlawed Muslim Brotherhood says it will resume political activity, 20 years after its leaders were forced to flee. June 2001 – Syrian troops evacuate Beirut, redeploy in other parts of Lebanon, following pressure from Lebanese critics of Syria’s presence. September 2001 – Detention of MPs and other pro-reform activists, crushing hopes of a break with the authoritarian past of Hafez al-Assad. Arrest continues, punctuated by occasional amnesties, … Continue reading

Why Is There Such A Problem With Syria – Part 2 Overview, 2000-2017

  As I mentioned in the beginning, I started this as a quick timeline using just information on Syria. The purpose was to better understand how a president could order vile chemicals and other things against his own people. The more I delved into the timeline, the more I realized this wasn’t about one man though leadership is a strong indicator; but, it is really the events leading up to his installation and about all of the events surrounding his time as president. In many ways I do believe Assad is a bully autocratic leader. He is after all a … Continue reading

Syria Beginning Timeline 1942 – 2000, Part 1 A

The Beginning Timeline 1942- 2000 1942 – President Roosevelt introduces the Declaration of the United Nations April 25, 1945 – United Nations begins with the United Nations Conference on International Organization began in San Francisco. 1947 – Michel Aflaq and Salah-al-Din al-Bitar founded the Arab Socialist Baath Party in Syria 1947 – George Soros is reported to have arrived in London supposedly flat broke at age 16 through countless Soviet checkpoints and German war zoness where he quickly enrolls in London School of Economics 1952 – George Soros graduates earning bachelors and eventually Masters In Philosophy, works briefly in financial … Continue reading

Why Is There Such A Problem With Syria – Part 1 Overview

  Why Is There Such A Problem With Syria   We have had ample history over a thousand years of the rise, encroachment, receding, and dissolution of the Ottoman Empire and all those who were Islamic followers. In most cases, western cultures do not understand them nor their lifestyles at all and there is often a clash on beliefs and laws. Most westerners do understand that the different groups in the Middle East have been warring for as long as there have been tribes and sects of Islam. Just as most westerners today realize many of the so-called radicals follow … Continue reading

Russia Flexing Muscle In Dangerous Game Of “King of the Hill”

  Russia’s Flexing: Conducts Missile Exercise, Deploys Naval Fleet to English Channel Townhall Justin Holcomb October 20, 2016 Vladimir Putin is making sure the world knows that his relationship with Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and the Western world has turned for the worst in recent years. The Russian military conducted drills involving their new state-of-the art missiles near the nation’s western border, according to the Associated Press.  The Defense Ministry said Thursday that the drills involved Iskander-M missiles. The war games were held at a shooting range near the city of Luga, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the border with … Continue reading

By The Numbers – Honest Conversation About Islam

I have for a while received excellent information from The Clarion Project. The following video is one of the most important I have seen. I was able to preview the video a week ago and finally it has been released for public viewing. Please take time to view it and pay close attention — there are a percentage of Islamic followers who are more peaceful in their faith. However, this film presents a serious look at and hopes to open serious dialog on those who are not peaceful.     “By the Numbers” is an honest and open discussion about … Continue reading

Ailing US Investment gets boost from energy

This might be a tough article without the nice graphs and using a progressive report for this. But hold on to your oysters because I think no matter the source, the message is pretty clear. If not, there are plenty of other sources, even better ones. In a report from Progressive Policy Institute titled “US investment heroes of 2013: the companies betting on America’s future”, the underlying point though is: “total domestic investment fell drastically during the recession and has yet to fully recover.” But its billed as the heroes investing in America, based largely on 2012. There are 25 … Continue reading