Category Archives: International

France has banned the burka!

The ban passed both houses of the French legislature by overwhelming margins earlier this year, and is scheduled to come into effect in the spring. The law imposes a fine of 150 euros ($190) and/or a citizenship course as punishment … Continue reading

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Iran’s real place in the world.

After an extensive search in Google Maps, I have determined that Iran is not where I thought it was all these years. Seriously! No, after seeing how the leadership mistreats its citizenry and then considering the hatred, bigotry and outright … Continue reading

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Iran, you are a complete disgrace.

Q: What is stranger than fiction? A: Iran’s government. Evidently, a woman identified as Ashtiani (the woman who would be stoned) said in the interview broadcast late Wednesday that she was an unwitting accomplice to her husband’s murder. The woman’s … Continue reading

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China and her aircraft killer missile program.

Now why would a country of 1.3 billion people, the vast majority of which live at a subsistence level, want to develop a missile that could take down a US aircraft carrier from 900 miles away? Hmm? A move that, … Continue reading

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Iranian legal system at work!

Let’s see if I have this correctly. An attorney by the name of Mohammad Mostafaei was defending a highly publicized case involving a woman facing possible execution by stoning. Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani was convicted of adultery in 2006 and was … Continue reading

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North Korea threatens war! Or, was that just a bluff?

On Sunday, July 25, 2010, the United States and South Korean military will begin joint exercises which will involve 8,000 US and South Korean troops, 200 aircraft and 20 ships, including the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS George Washington. In … Continue reading

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US hikers may have been originally siezed in Iraq!

According to the mothers of the three hikers that are being held in Iran, a magazine article that contradicts government claims they crossed the border before their arrests is “concerning” and raises many questions. The article written for the July … Continue reading

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Maybe it’s time for the US to retire!

Maybe it’s time for the US to take a back seat. Like the saying goes, ‘the old gray mare she just ain’t what she used to be’ may apply to the United States and what appears to be rouge nations … Continue reading

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Israel will always be my friend. Period!

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North Korean Declarations! And your point is…..?

The following are key points from the text of the report issued on May 25th by the North’s KCNA news agency. “The Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea, accordingly, formally declares that from now on it will put into … Continue reading

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