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

South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Boko Haram Captivity”

A trip to Hell.

Norway, Norway Post: “A Long Way Home”

If only Republicans could send Barack Obama back to his home in Africa!

Hungary, Budapest Times: “Dark And Stormy Night”

What would happen if Ted Cruz became President!

Japan, Japan Times: “Actress Pregnant”

Hopefully with lines not babies.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Sex Ed Homework”

Hopefully an example of hands-on education.

Training Good Syrians

The United States government has finally gotten around to instituting a program to train ‘good” Muslims in order to end the war in Syria and allow the good guys to win. About $500 million has been allocated to train and equip about 5000 men who supposedly are to enter Syria and wipe out ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Syrian government. And, not an American has to be involved in any aspect of this war. Oops, I should not use the word, “war” since all we are doing is “training” people to kill the bad guys. Senator John McCain has called for instituting a “no-fly” over Syrian skies in order to prevent any group from dropping bombs. As he put it: “I don’t think it’s possible to recruit young men to be trained in Jordan or Saudi Arabia or some place and go back in and tell them you’re not getting protected from being barrel bombed. It’s immoral.”

Senator McCain does have a point. The US could impose a no fly policy without great risk to our pilots. But, the real issue is that Muslims must take over training and arming their own fighters without any Americans being involved. They will not be effective fighters unless they believe in the fight. And, Americans can not teach them how to believe!


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

Hungary, Budapest Times: “Banks Abandoned”

Yep, the wealthy took out all the money!

South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Police, Army Raid House”

And, a good time was had by one and all with the women in the house.

Norway,Norway Post: “New Gas Discovery”

And, new earth quakes along with it.

USA, aol: “Hottest City”

It used to be Ferguson, but guess which city today is the hottest spot?

UK, Guardian: “Mr. Irrelevance”

Today in America, the title goes to –TED CRUZ!

Hurrah, Hurrah, We Hit Bad Guy

American military leaders are besides themselves with joy. A drone strike hit a group of men in Iraq and it turns out that one of them was the leader of evil ISIS, the notorious, evil, horrible, brutal Abu Kakr al-Baghdadi. Not only is Baghdadi a bad dadi, but he is also head honcho of the ISIS gang. Remember when President Obama was besides himself with joy as Special Forces shot to death the evil, horrible, brutal guy named Osama bin Laden? Yes, we were promised that once the bad leader was dead then……something was going to happen. We assumed that once the head guy was dead, then…… For over a decade American leaders have been talking big about capturing or killing bad guys. In the end many of them have been killed, wounded, or incapacitated, but the wars go on and on and on.

There is no connection with getting rid of the top guy and ending a civil insurrection. In order to end a civil war, and today, that is what is happening in Iraq and Syria, the people must be offered a new dream. So far, western nations and their “allies” in the Middle East lack a message, let alone a leader. People in the Middle East simply do not believe those in alliance with western powers represent a meaningful future. ISIS can only be defeated with IDEAS. There are no leaders out there or IDEAS to challenge ISIS. We can only celebrate when those emerge in the world of the Middle East.

Iraq Forever

The latest news from Iraq is that ISIS is still around and continues to fight back against planes and soldiers from Iraq and a few dozen other nations in the Middle East. Just when it was thought ISIS was on the run, they are now running straight for the city of Ramadi in Anbar province. So, what is happening?

1. Thousands of fanatics are streaming into Iraq from all parts of the Muslim world in order to partake of an opportunity to die for Allah.

2. For some strange reason these men — and women– continue to obtain arms in order to carry on the fight.

3. ISIS continues to behead while opponents continue to bomb.

4. ISIS followers BELIEVE. It is doubtful if most Iraq soldiers believe in anything other than their pay check.

5. It is a war between devout believers who claim to be carrying out the will of God vs soldiers who are doing a job.

6. ISIS fanatics are to Iraq what Tea Party fanatics are to the USA. People consumed with hate and who believe God is on their side

Opponents of ISIS must have a dream. They need leaders who will inspire. At this moment no such leaders are present in the Middle East other than those who head groups such as IIS. I wonder if there are moderate imams who can inspire?


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

Denmark,Copenhagen Post: “Come In From The Rain”

Some are wet in body and wet in spirit.

Canada,Toronto Star: “Missing Woman Found”

I assume she is no longer a missing woman.

Russia, Moscow Times: “Man Dumped At Psychiatric Center”

I hope his name was Vladimir Putin.

Norway, Norway Post: ‘Nontraditional Families”

These days for some that means a man and a woman.

Egypt, al-ahram: “South Sudan Peace Talks Collapse”

What else, it is in South Sudan?


American planes are bombing ISIS, Jordan planes are bombing ISIS, British planes are bombing ISIS, French planes are bombing ISIS, heck, even Iraq planes are bombing ISIS, but for some strange reason this group continues to advance and take over areas of Iraq. The Iraq Prime Minister Haidar al-abaci is pleading for help in halting this terrorist group which is now drawing men and women from all parts of the world to its banner of Islam. Why?

1. ISIS enforces struck laws of honesty when it takes over an area.

2. ISIS provides food and clothing and shelter to all. Of course, they take food, clothing and shelter from those who have those items.

3. ISIS establishes free education for the children and teaches them the Koran from dawn to dusk.

4. ISIS promises that if they triumph, Muslims will be respected in the world.

5. ISIS does not allow officers to steal money and it insists on respect for all soldiers.

6. ISIS pays soldiers a decent salary.

7. ISIS offers wives to its soldiers and provides for the family.

An idea can not be defeated with bombs, it can only be defeated by another idea.

This is NOT done by the Iraq government. Wonder why ISIS is still around and growing?


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

China, China Daily: “Who Stole Spring?”

Who else but Barack Obama!

Denmark,Copenhagen Post: “Conflict With Modern Times”

Where else but in the Middle East?

Norway, Norway Post: “Meet Nudist Friends”


Egypt, al-Ahram: “65 Year Old Pregnant”

This definitely requires a pregnant moment of thought on my part.

Sweden, Local: “Don’t Go To Mars”

We need the peace of Venus!


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

Sweden, Local: “Athlete Charged With Murder”

On or off the field?

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Cashier Thought Robbery a Joke”

Hopefully, hopefully so did robber.

Norway, Norway Post: “Movie Fires Blanks”

These days more like atomic bombs.

Russia,Moscow Times: “First President Implant”

I assume a heart for President Putin.

France, Connexion: “Big Void”

Compassion for the poor in our Congress

With God On Our Side

With God’s blessing, Rand Paul is running for president, Ted Cruz insists that he is merely dong what the Lord told him by seeking to become the next president, Jeb became a Catholic in order to do what God wants, Rick Perry can not make a statement without invoking the Lord. Sarah Palin talks with God every day and Marco Rubio thanks God for getting his family our of Cuba. Here are some other examples of how
God has blessed the American people.

With God on their side, Europeans wiped out the Indians with guns and germs.

With God on both sides, 600,000 died in the Civil War.

Naturally, God was on the side of those who kept slaves.

With God on our side we went to Asia in order to uplift some folk.

With God on both sides World War I led to the death of millions.

We had God on our side as we defeated Nazi Germany and then we asked God to get on their side to beat the Russians.

Where does God get the time to be on our side?

Oh, I forgot, God is on the side of Muslim fanatics!