This is Positively Eerie

Right now, I am reading a wonderful book by Daniel Silva, one of my favorite authors.  It's a thriller starring his Israeli spy, Gabriel Allon, and involves the theft of one painting, in the service of finding another famous painting by an Italian Old Master painter.  One of the villains is the terrorist dictator of …

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A Politically-incorrect way to think about the conflict in Syria

So while our president is tying himself and his regime in knots trying to figure out what to do in/about Syria, here are some facts. The Iranians have said that, if we bomb Syria, they and their buddies, Hezbollah and Al-Quaeda, will take out the state of Israel. First of all, unlike our so-called commander …

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Learning at the Seat of the Master

Ms. Samantha Power, Barack Obama's new ambassador to the UN is demonstrating her attention to detail, learning from her boss.  At this week's emergency meeting of the Security Council about the situation in Syria, the ambassador was absent.  It seems she was in Ireland, on vacation.  Gee, she takes instruction well, doesn't she?  When the …

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