Halsey Live – Is the Swamp Being Drained

https://youtu.be/UuZ465UyKVI My Tuesday Night Gig With Halsey English. Mostly SFW, I'm making an effort to clean up muh language. Also of note: A lengthy discussion about Angela Merkel's future Putin and Assad's meeting about Syria's future What this means for Hillary Clinton's future And how this all ties into Bitcoin's unfolding bull market

Putin/Assad Meeting Cements the End of U.S. Dominance in the Middle East

I’m not a terribly religious man.  But, I’d like to believe there is a special corner in Hell reserved for those that fomented the Syrian Civil War. From its beginnings in Libya with gun-funneling through the U.S. embassy in Benghazi to yesterday’s meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, this entire … Continue reading Putin/Assad Meeting Cements the End of U.S. Dominance in the Middle East

The End of “The End of History” – U.S. Mid-East Policy’s Fork in the Road

In 1989 Francis Fukayama declared that we had reached “The End of History.”  Democracy as a form of government would, in fact, be the end of the evolution of human interaction.  The West had triumphed and that the rest was ‘just a chase scene,’ to borrow a phrase from Neal Stephenson’s brilliant dystopian novel “Snow … Continue reading The End of “The End of History” – U.S. Mid-East Policy’s Fork in the Road

Segwit 2x Called Off – The Power of Self-Governance

For most of the Segwit 2x debate I was on the sidelines, frankly.  I didn’t really care what was happening because I didn’t truly understand the politics of the situation.  And I freely admit that. In recent days, however, it became clear to me that Segwit 2x was nothing more than an attempt to centralize … Continue reading Segwit 2x Called Off – The Power of Self-Governance

Will Trump Ever Learn to Not Play Chess Against Persians

In all of my discussions of geopolitics, whenever someone begins to bring up Iran as a bunch of savages, parroting the neocon talking point, I remind them that they are Persians. And the Persians invented chess. Lumping Iran in with the dregs of the Arab world – ISIS, al-Qaeda, etc. – is not only ignorant … Continue reading Will Trump Ever Learn to Not Play Chess Against Persians