Funding a Modern Hitler

Most people do not know that Hitler’s Germany could not have developed into a threat without outside help. Bankers and investors lined up to give loans and make investments. Even while Hitler was demonstrating his evil intentions, they loaned and invested. Without that support, Hitler would have been just one more ineffectual crackpot. This century’s … Read moreFunding a Modern Hitler

The Peaceful Majority

Carol just sent me an email with an interesting article written by Paul Marek, who writes a blog here: http://cjunk.blogspot.com/ Anyway, the article that is interesting is this one: http://cjunk.blogspot.com/2006/02/why-peaceful-majority-is-irrelevant.html It’s a bit more than a year old, but absolutely timeless. I’ll give you a couple paragraphs from his blog entry, and ask you to … Read moreThe Peaceful Majority

The Iranians Do Not Expect to be Attacked – Part 1: Because They Just Couldn’t Be Bothered

In my series on Bernard Lewis’ interview with The Jerusalem Post, I want to start with two quotes from the article: For President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Iran, he noted dryly, the notion of mutual assured destruction, of certain devastation so immense as to have kept the United States and the Soviet Union from firing their missiles at … Read moreThe Iranians Do Not Expect to be Attacked – Part 1: Because They Just Couldn’t Be Bothered

The Iranians do not expect to be attacked

At the ripe old age of 90, Barnard Lewis has seen a lot, and the part of the ‘lot’ that we are interested in is Iran. True, he’s controversial, and he’s stuck his foot in a lot smelly topics and come away with a bad smell himself… But, his insight is incredible. So many of his predictions have … Read moreThe Iranians do not expect to be attacked