Saturday, November 14, 2015


How should we be responding to the ISIS threat?

My answer continues to be "whatever it takes"

I think that requires US leadership of the widest coalition possible, with ground forces including Arab troops (even if we have threaten them with no more US support). At the same time, the coalition should bolster good government in Iraq and elsewhere and ensure that Sunnis get to participate in government and society.


Friday, November 13, 2015


Goodfellas’ Mobster Found Not Guilty 

Seems that  the families of several of the jurors had received death threats.

Monday, November 09, 2015


"Carson slams reporters over questions about his past"

After all, complete accuracy is difficult since he was a heroin addict at the time.