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International Women’s Day

Well, it is that time of the year when we decide to devote an entire day focused upon the world of women and their struggle for being regarded on an equal basis with men. I believe we males should be proud that we are willing one day of the year to recognize that women in the workplace do encounter a few issues. A young woman who works in England described her encounters with those of the male sex. “The male friends I have at work are the same as me. They occasionally think being funny is more important than being nice. They’re neurotic, forceful when they think they’e right and not afraid to say ‘this is wrong, fix it’ and sometimes get things wrong. But, at the end of the day I’m still the bitch.” In other words, they will interact with women, joke with them, tease them, but it must always be clear that she is a woman and they are men. On International Women’s Day this professional woman had to make these comments but also made clear that she could not use her name. After all, her buddies at work want the world to know that some of their best friends are women.

Yes, we have come a long way, but, in reality we are closer to the starting line than to the end of this race for equality. The quest for equality is over when a person is a colleague, not a female colleague. One must alter minds to recognize that all at work are simply fellow workers and their sex is completely unimportant–AT WORK! Sex is for after work.

HEADLINES FROM WORLD PRESS

We offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

Australia, Canberra Times: “Absurd Hurdle”

A president who must allow Congress to supervise foreign policy.

USA, aol: “Smitten By The Police”

These days I would prefer to be smitten than smitten with a gun.

France, Connexion: “Be Tough And Smack Kids’

Just remember that in many households kids have access to guns!

Canada, Toronto Globe: ” I Am Going To Mars”

At last some place without Republican crazies!

Denmark,Copenhagen Post; “You Can Never Go Back”

The real issue is what is going on in that back?

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 24 year old mind trapped in an 84 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

Ted Cruz is to 2015 what Senator Joseph McCarthy was to 1953, hysteria and fear.

I assume one day John Boehner will reach behind his body and discover he really does have a backbone.

I assume there is a rainbow at the end of the rainbow.

One day office buildings will be replaced by coffee shops.

These days, when in doubt to discuss important issues of the day, discuss Hillary Clinton emails.

Latest job figures of 295,000 jobs, whatever happened to the sky falling now that Obama was president?

I never underestimate the stupidity of members of Congress.

I have a hunch that God just doesn’t want to visit this planet. Which God would?

Obama Stands Tough On Foreign Policy

This blog has been critical of the foreign policy of President Obama. We believe he has lacked an overall foreign policy for the Middle East. However, we admit that his stand on Iran proves that this president has finally demonstrated that he has a backbone and can confront tough issues. He is absolutely correct in working with President Rouhani of Iran in order to end immediate fear of atomic bombs in the Middle East. Of course, at this moment a nation in the Middle East does possess an atomic bomb–ISRAEL. According to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the government of Iran should not be frightened because there is a nation which hates Iran and wants its destruction and does possess atomic weapons.

President Obama has refused to cave into fear and hysteria. He has remained calm and focused on the issue of how to work with Iran in order to create some form of stability in the Middle East. The current plan is for delaying any Iran atomic bomb for ten years. If that is achieved than what?

1. Iran would become the scene of a booming modern economy.

2. Social media would be more difficult to control.

3. Foreign companies would be in Iran and they would be hiring Iranians. This would aid women.

4. The current Ayatollah would be dead by that time. No one knows who would follow him.

5. A new Ayatollah would be confronting a booming economic explosion, it would be extremely difficult to halt this process.

THIS is the goal of Barack Obama!

On ISIS, a Non Muslim Group

The easiest way to anger anyone in the Republican party of Fox News is to make a comment that ISIS is not really a Muslim group so much as an alienated mass of young men and women who seek to obtain some form of identify by murdering the innocent. For those in ISIS, they have a political program and use religion in order to obtain these goals. They are much less about religion than about seeking power in the Middle East and Africa. ISIS attracts young people who feel alienated in their native land, they lack a sense of identify and desperately want to belong to some group that offers them a feeling of power and self worth. The Islamic state offers all that and empowers these lonely men and women. ISIS does not judge the individual, one can enter the group and discover a sense of power, and, more important a new group of comrades who offer friendship and a vision of the future.

There is absolutely nothing in the Koran that justifies the murder of innocent men, women and children. Heck the Bible is filled with such stories, remember the death of innocent Egyptian children by the God of Jews? ISIS is NOT composed of religious scholars. It more closely resembles the Nazi SS than it does a group of religious men and women. ISIS beheads, the Nazi SS burned alive Jews, bashed in the heads of babies and boasted they were following the orders of their leader. It is time to recognize ISIS for what it is– a collection of disaffected young people seeking to find some sense of belonging in a world that has set them adrift.

HEADLINES FROM WORLD PRESS

We offer samples of headlines in the world press along with our comments.

France, Connexion: “New Burger Chain”

I assume it serves wine.

USA, aol: “Back To Normal”

The crazies are still with us in spirit and inn Congress.

UK, Guardian: “Who Stole Spring?

I checked with John Boehner and he assures me it was BARACK Obama.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “On Easy Street”

For the Koch brothers it is always on easy street along with their easy money.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Police Shooting Uncoordinated”

Thank God or there would be more dead people!

HEADLINES FROM WORLD PRESS

We offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

China, China Daily News: “Here We Go Again”

No law is a good law when Republicans control Congress.

Sweden,Local: “Genital Videos Unleashed”

I piss on this story!

France, Connexion: “Widen Duties For Dogs”

From now on they must pick up the shit.

UK, Guardian: “Baby Strapped To Wheel”

Big deal, Mitt Romney strapped a dog on top of his car!

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Missing Man Turns Up”

If a missing man turns up he is not missing.

No Bill O’Reilly Story Today

There are days when the absence of stories about the heroism of one Bill O’Reilly make for a somber moment in our lives. I so miss hearing and listening to stories from the Fox News hero who has fought one battle after another in one place in the world after another in his struggle to end dictatorships. I assume you have read about Superman appearing to deal with thugs and terrorists, well, today, Bill serves that role for we Americans. One must understand that we live under the dictatorial rule of Barack Obama and Bill has a sacred duty to end this tyranny.

Anyway, please accept my apologies for not sharing with readers the exploits of one Bill O’Reilly, champion of millionaires all over this world!

Denmark–Blacks Come To Safety!

A SINGLE JEW WAS KILLED IN DENMARK, and Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu urged Jews in Denmark to seek safety and freedom in Israel. I thought if that is the criteria for safety, Denmark might offer safety and freedom to Blacks living in the United States of America.

We in Denmark know that if your skin is black and you decide to walk the streets of an American city there is a strong likelihood that some policeman will halt you, strip search you, and if he does not like your attitude then death might be your end to this encounter. We in Denmark enjoy safe streets and a safe environment so we offer any and all African Americans to come to Denmark and be safe. Just think, when your little boy goes to play in the park and waves a toy gun, he will not be shot down. If your son walks in the street instead of the sidewalk, we will not shoot him. So, come to the safety of Denmark and leave death and poverty behind.

Oh, the invitation is also offered to Hispanics. PLUS, we do not have a Republican party to shut down your government and allow terrorists to murder at will!

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 24 year old mind trapped in an 84 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

I await the day when no black child will be shot to death on the streets of our nation.

Some seek the peace of death, some of life.

I encounter at age 84 fatigue when standing for more then five minutes.

Be a gardner of love flowers.

At least technology compels people to write.

These days the most angry in America are the wealthy, not the poor.

I wonder if God runs a life lottery?

We are simply passengers in life headed toward an unknown destiny.