We should all take a deep breath and rethink our individual and collective fixation on arguably our most outwardly-flawed POTUS. If one excluded Los Angeles and New York City, most Americans who […]
Politicians seek Issues – not Solutions
Sad, but truer than ever, politicians’ focus on partisanship and divisive issues is driven by how much money can be raised from Special Interests (corporations, unions, etc.) and their voting constituencies drawn […]
Calling all Rotarians, those with similar values – and frustrations
Enough of the blame-gaming fallout from the November 8 election. Let’s get on with ending the divisiveness that started decades ago.
“I’m more concerned about tomorrow – than yesterday” (the late Shimon Peres)
If only all of us could adopt this philosophy, think about how humanity’ propensity for revenge might one day work itself out of our DNA. In those parts of the world where […]
Dabiq is both the name of a small town in Northern Syria and the Islamic State’s most potent online recruiting magazine. Why was this name chosen?
“The Deadly Cost of Speaking Out Against Extremism” (article from thesoufangroup.com)
“The Deadly Cost of Speaking Out Against Extremism,” from the Soufan Group is an exceptional response to those who condemn virtually all Muslims for not speaking out or otherwise opposing the Islamists… […]
Looking Beyond the Nuclear Deal with Iran
This initial assessment by The Soufan Group (below) strikes me as about as realistic and insightful as we are likely to find over the coming days in the general media. “Trust, but verify” […]
“The New World Disorder” (article from thesoufangroup.com)
An article worth reading, and a source (The Soufan Group) worth following: THE NEW WORLD DISORDER Bottom Line Up Front: • The beheading of 21 Coptic Egyptians by a Libyan-affiliate of the Islamic […]
We Are Our Own Worst Enemy – and We’d Better Wake Up Soon
Until our leaders and education system catch up, we need to have more community conversations about the challenges we face around the globe relative to how others perceive America and the Western […]