#ELTM #tcot #gop #Islamism #ISIL Question…

If these air strikes are so effective, why is ISIL advancing?


Maybe we need ground troops.

Maybe Obama shouldn’t have taken them out!

Could it be? Could it be?

No. He’s the best president ever! Plus, he’s half black. Criticizing or even questioning him would make me racist.

I guess I should keep my mouth shut, then. That’ll help advance the national discourse.

Freedom of speech is fine, as long as you don’t hurt any feelings.

Emote less. Think more. Had we done that, we would’ve elected someone who understood withdrawal would’ve created the conditions necessary for a group like ISIL to flourish.

The Middle East is how it is (unstable), not how we wish it were (stable). Hope is not how you govern any nation, much less the most powerful in the world. It doesn’t constitute a rational foreign policy.

What a mess.


I Updated The Look Of The Blog (Again)

Thanks so much for your feedback, everyone.  Much appreciated.  I think I’ve improved it a bit.

Take a looksie and let me know what you think, please. I prefer it to the last one, really.  Cleaner, fresher, etc.

Thanks again.  And thanks, especially, for checking in periodically and seeing what I have to say.  Thus far, most of the e-mails I’ve received from people who oppose me ideologically have been reasonable and polite.  That means the world to me.

Good night.

Periodic reminder abt nature of comments submitted…

Hello, readers.

Just a quick reminder about your commentary.

I have to approve it.  In order for me to approve it, it must be civilized and, hopefully, polite. 

Also, I do not make it a policy of responding; there’d simply be too much to attend to.  I’m happy to let you post what you like provided it meets with my approval, but please don’t expect me to reply to each comment post.