Special Ops Contractors Deployed to Missouri

asymmetric-solutions The events in Ferguson, Missouri are a harbinger of things to come. In addition to the deployment of National Guard troops and the heavy militarization of local and federal law enforcement agents in the area, it looks like private special operations contractors with experience in middle east war zones have been asked to help. Their […]

False Premises of “I’ll Do It Myself”

obama-signing2 Barack Obama has repeatedly threatened that if Congress doesn't give him his way on immigration and bailouts and Obamacare, he'll just do it himself.  After all, he's got a pen and a phone. All these bailouts and threatened executive action got me to thinking that maybe there is a common underlying and unspoken premise.  The […]

Obama’s Secret Congress

122311obamareuters With Congress in a proverbial "stand still," Obama has, basically, created a "legislative branch" of his own behind closed doors, out of the public view, in order to enact government policies through executive order to "fix" problems ranging from immigration to tax laws. According to The New York Times, "Mr. Obama's increasingly expansive appetite for […]

Ferguson, Missouri - There Is No Side

brown wilson Ferguson, Missouri. Black young adult shot by white cop. Instantly, there is an emotional reaction. Sides are taken. The cop was at fault. The black guy was at fault. Who's right and who's wrong? The black guy is not instantly guilty for being black. Neither is the black guy instantly innocent because he's black. The […]