Monthly Archive: February 2016

Feb 28

Why Washington and Wall Street support Wahhabism

Why Washington and Wall Street support Wahhabism   by Don Hank   A reader of my commentaries sent this link to a story of a large American man confronting a Saudi in a US city who was raving on in defense of ISIS. This shows, among other things, that radical Islamists feel comfortable defending ISIS …

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Feb 28

Are we on the brink of world war?

Are we on the brink of world war?   Don Hank Zero Hedge recently published an utterly apocalyptic article titled The Quagmire To End All Quagmires, suggesting that the world is once more on the brink of war, and again faces madmen – this time Turkish president Erdogan and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin …

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Feb 24

Are you prepared to see your daughters and wives enslaved?

Are you prepared to see your daughters and wives enslaved? by Don Hank A reader who read my article Neocons: Isis is friend, Iran is foe emailed me and objected to my solution to team up with Russia and bring order to the Middle East, saying that Iran is a client of Russia and the …

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Feb 24

Neocons: ISIS is friend, Iran is enemy

A friend (C) sent me the WSJ article appearing below my commentary. It represents the Neocon viewpoint that Iran and its other Shiite allies are the most dangerous enemy of the American people. The author exploits the fact that Obama is a disaster to suggest that the trouble with Obama’s foreign policy is his Iran …

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Feb 22

If Putin is a thug, what is Erdogan?

If Putin is a thug, what is Erdogan? by Don Hank A reader forwarded an email exchange between him and a friend who repeats the refrain that Putin is a “thug.” The reader wanted to know how I would answer this friend. I responded as follows. Western commentators and politicians like to call Putin a …

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Feb 19

Parable: Donald Trump and the monkey cage

by Don Hank Trump keeps saying “I’m smah’t”. Well, you know what I’ve noticed: all the smart people I know are for Trump. Seriously! It’s because they know that, despite all his flaws, he is the only NON Establishment candidate out there. But the dummies don’t seem to get it. A friend of mine asked …

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Feb 11

Security conscious Americans entrust the most vital security task of all to amateurs

Security conscious Americans entrust the most vital security task of all to amateurs   By Don Hank   Americans are funny critters. Many of us are very fussy about safety, as we should be. Most of us are careful to avoid smoking and excessive drinking; we get our exercise, watch our diet, get our check …

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Feb 07

Russian destruction of ISIS oil routes could mean war

Russian destruction of ISIS oil routes could mean war   Don Hank Russia is fighting the US government’s war for it but no one will thank them because it is only a war for show. Now RT rports that Russia is destroying ISIS oil routes in Syria, threatening the livelihood and further survival of these murderous religious-fanatics. …

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Feb 04

Islamists burn 86 children alive while Obama visits mosque

Islamists burn 86 kids to death while Obama visits mosque   Don Hank Nigerian Islamists rampaged in a village and burned 86 children alive, as reported here, where we see a heart-wrenching photo of a little girl’s charred body. Around this time, Obama was visiting a US mosque to show solidarity with people of this …

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Feb 04

My friend Olavo. Part I

Our thanks to Julio Severo for this article exposing activists who actually defend the Inquisition – a tragic institution that most of us would have guessed has been relegated to the dustbin of history. I urge you to read this because Olavo De Carvalho, one of these defenders, is not just active in Brazil, he …

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