Living in Taipei is not for the faint of heart – especially in the Summer. The air quality chokes the lungs. The heat wrenches the sweat out of you. And, you can’t get good Hummus, Tahina, Falafel, Shwarma or pita anywhere unless you have Israeli friends willing to share. And yes, I could kill for … Read moreThru Jerusalem, Restoring Courage and Aftershock
I’ve been involved in a number of online ‘wars’ over the debt ceiling and the US Federal deficit. It surprises me how many are willing to pony up worn out slogans while forgetting the most important player in this debate: the Average American. Yes, I know that there are deep problems with the national debt, … Read moreAmerica Crumbles
I just finished watching, for the second time, an incredibly powerful video. It’s called Rumors of War II. I’m sure that before it’s all over, I’ll have watched it several times more. It truly is a video that grabs you by the neck and gives you a shake. If your world-view wasn’t already shaken, it … Read moreRumors of War II
You might not think that recent housing protests in Israel are significant. But, I’m here to tell you they are, and why. Over 300,000 Israelis protested the cost of housing yesterday, and you cannot help but sympathize with them, because the cost of housing in Israel is very, very high. In some places, it’s insane. … Read moreGive Me Room!
Well, if you needed confirmation that the budget agreement was a bad idea, you only need to look to the DOW which plunged more than 500 points. And, the criticism from the rest of the world. If this continues, it’s TEOTWAWKI. Of course, it’s been TEOTWAWKI for a while now. We just haven’t been paying … Read moreIt Really Is TEOTWAWKI