Author Archives: Sparhawk

Lou Dobbs, the “Independent”

This is hilarious. Lou Dobbs paints himself “independent” only because not even the most rabid, foaming-at-the-mouth conservatives have a place for him. He’s so far to the Right that he qualifies as “infra-” or “ultra-” something, yet to be defined … Continue reading

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“Word Magic” and mavericking votes

While feeding my Yijing OCD of reading all I can get my hands on related to it, I found the following passage in Richard Smith’s latest book, “Fathoming the Cosmos and ordering the world”: A certain “word magic” gave early … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin taking cues from Bill Clinton’s…

…book of propriety… Of course, she didn’t inhale either… It reminds me of the tale of the “confirmed straight man;” you know, the one that tried sex with another man and confirmed that he wasn’t gay because he didn’t like … Continue reading

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Soledad O’Brien’s shoddy reporting of the DNC

I posted the comment below in Jack Cafferty’s blog. I’ll post it here, just in case the “moderation” works against me… Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive – What can Obama say to get your vote? … Continue reading

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The other pieces on the board of Russia’s thoughts…

IndianExpress.com :: As Russia shows Georgia its iron hand, a look at the love-hate relationship it shares with Soviet Union’s former ‘republics’ since USSR’s dissolution in 1991: As Russia shows Georgia its iron hand, a look at the love-hate relationship … Continue reading

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Well, duh!!

One only has to hear McCain talk yesterday… Asia Times Online :: Central Asian News and current affairs, Russia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan What is playing out in the Caucasus is being reported in the United States media in an alarmingly misleading … Continue reading

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Master chess players…

It is hard to fathom such an amount of stupidity on the part of a supposedly “Western leader” like Saakashvili. What was he thinking? There are very few random things that happen in geopolitics. This was a (mis)calculated move by … Continue reading

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It makes me wonder…

When is the territorial China going to shrink. I mean, you can’t have it both ways. Be a capitalist powerhouse and keep a totalitarian regime (cough! cough!, yes, I know, I’m pointing at the mirror). I’m not saying that they … Continue reading

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WTF v3.5

This is like the third or four piece of news from UPI, in the past couple of weeks, where they quote information obtained from Debka. I mean, I’ve been reading the site since they opened the joint and although they … Continue reading

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How’s this for drumming in Armageddon?

The linked article is also reporting U. S. Defence Secretary Robert M. Gates was forced to cancel a trip to South America due to the emergency situation throughout West Asia (Middle East). It is an alarming situation to Washington and … Continue reading

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