Monthly Archives: March 2011

Eight Days Later

Eight days ago, I expressed my serious irritation with President Obama for appearing to be unable to make up his mind what he wanted to do with regard to Libya. My distress was directly related to the need to confront … Continue reading

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Stratfor’s George Friedman on Libya and the War

Dr. George Friedman of Stratfor is one of the most widely-read and respected geopolitical analysts. Here are his comments and analysis at this point in the War in Libya. My own commentary will come, but Dr. Friedman’s analysis is always … Continue reading

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Shame on you, President Obama, shame on you

I am disgusted. This camel’s back cannot bear this new straw. I watch events unfold in Bahrain with disgust. But I have been in global work far too long not to realize that this is a struggle between two power … Continue reading

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What’s Up (or Down) with Unemployment?

I have two data series to compare, one from the Federal government, the other from the Gallup organization. Both are concerned with charting unemployment and the combination of unemployment and underemployment on a monthly basis. They use different methodologies and, … Continue reading

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