From the United Nations first foray into peace keeping on the Korean peninsula, they've come to symbolize the gold standard of military incompetence.
It's truly baffling, how so many people fail to grasp the simple fact that America is not a democracy. Is this a general misunderstanding, or is there a political component as well?
Let me help you justify all the binge drinking you're going to do tonight in honor of a foreign holiday. This is the story of the battle of Pueblo, and how it won the American civil war.
The major news networks, social media, and everyday conversation has been flooded with one acronym: ANTIFA. Who is ANTIFA? Where the hell did they come from?
"There was once a dream that was Rome, you could only whisper it. Anything more than a whisper and it would vanish"- Marcus Aurelius (Gladiator)
The Arab Spring has turned into the endless summer. unfortunately, the only waves we are riding are waves of violent bloodshed, all over the middle east.
A year later, the message is still relevant. When will we wake up!
Today marks the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. A day of celebration, and mourning for the lives lost in the largest conflict the world has ever known – and hopefully will ever know. I read once that history does not repeat, but it does rhyme. Recently, I was having a conversation with my mother, and as I spoke of the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria and my burning desire to do something she said “but Ben why does it matter so much to you? The suffering is sad, but Americans are suffering and I think it’s time we focus on America.” This is a widely felt belief, and understandably so.
However, Americans felt the same throughout the late 1930s as the army of imperial Japan swept across Manchuria, and into China. We heard of the massacres at Nanking, and said, how sad but its not our…
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The problem is deeper than just one group of extremist. The problem is Cultural. The solution therefore, must be Cultural. Americans have a hard time understanding the divide between us and them, what makes us so different? The Arabs simply have a different culture than we do. They aren't brought up believing the world is... Continue Reading →