Despite a familial legacy of “Juche” (self reliance) that earned the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea the nickname “the Hermit Kingdom,” Chairman Kim Jong-un appears to be pursuing a path that will throw his country into the international spotlight and change the history of North Asia.
It’s a complicated world, isn’t it? Things that should intuitively make sense, don’t, and the blatantly illogical is somehow accepted as reasonable. And we, ourselves perpetrate such twisted rationale.
For instance . . Continue reading
The national political environment is an odd habitat in which there is – if you believe the established and compromised media – the “progressives” on the left (though that orientation is seldom advertised) – and the “far right.” To the “far right” are “conservatives,” “fiscal conservatives,” “social conservatives,” “tea baggers” (a derisive and vulgar term intended to demean the Tea Party), the “alt right” and other terms intended to define that portion of the spectrum. Continue reading
The Korean Peninsula has been a social and political dichotomy since the end of World War II. After the division of Korea into North and South, the communist versus democratic halves worked vigorously to establish their own versions of sovereignty.
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, with Soviet backing, pursued the Communist satellite model while the southern Republic of Korea became a U.S. client democratic/capitalist country. Continue reading
Do you recall that magnificent, unapologetic juggernaut of democracy and freedom called America?
Do you remember the America that made herself into a mighty power that she used to protect the oppressed elsewhere in the world, asking for little in return? Continue reading
We are seeing the true black heart of the American Liberal.
Since the election results, we’ve seen street protests, calls for impeaching a President-elect (seriously!), blacks viciously beating a white Trump supporter (assault, battery, hate crime, racism, intolerance), a movement for California to secede from the Union (not only is this sedition, it’s what those nasty Confederates did. It’s also xenophobic and smacks of exceptionalism) and threats of killing the President-elect (Just publicly proposing it is a federal felony). Continue reading
Maybe one of Anthony’s trusted staff could deliver secure phone?
Ok I will [redacted] just fedex secure cell phone from dc. Anthony leaving office to bring me to airport now so hopefully will make it just in time.
U.S. Code Title 18 > Part I › Chapter 37 › § 793(f) “Whoever, being entrusted with or having lawful possession or control of any document, writing, code book, signal book, sketch, photograph, photographic negative, blueprint, plan, map, model, instrument, appliance, note, or information, relating to the national defense, (1) through gross negligence permits the same to be removed from its proper place of custody or delivered to anyone in violation of his trust, or to be lost, stolen, abstracted, or destroyed, or (2) having knowledge that the same has been illegally removed from its proper place of custody or delivered to anyone in violation of its trust, or lost, or stolen, abstracted, or destroyed, and fails to make prompt report of such loss, theft, abstraction, or destruction to his superior officer—
Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.
(g) If two or more persons conspire to violate any of the foregoing provisions of this section, and one or more of such persons do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, each of the parties to such conspiracy shall be subject to the punishment provided for the offense which is the object of such conspiracy.”