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60 year old Californian male - I've lived in four different countries, USA, Switzerland, Mexico, Venezuela - speak three languages fluently, English, French, Spanish - part-time journalist for Empower-Sport Magazine. I also write four newsletters.


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hey, maybe it's not even a crime! Wednesday, July 29, 2015 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Only in the US Can Criminals Legally Buy Guns The USA is the only country where criminals are free to buy as many guns legally as their little heart desires.

Image created from image crediting Monday, July 27, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Iran Nuclear Deal -- Winners: Europe/Asia, Losers: USA Iran Nuclear Deal will generate trillions of dollars in benefit for the world almost all of it for other countries.

NDB Logo from website Friday, July 24, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Meet the New Development Bank (NDB) -- The new World Bank. The NDB will replace the WB as the BRICS take over the care of the planet from the Western Capitalists.

hispaniola island Friday, July 10, 2015 (179 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The International Distortion of the Dominican Dilemma The international press is suppressing the truth on the island of Hispaniola. Well, here's the truth.

Pablo Iglesias, leader if Podemos Sunday, May 24, 2015 (15 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Podemos -- Si Se Puede Podemos, Spain's new major political party, is about to emerge as a giant anti-austerity force across Europe.

Bernie Sanders Thursday, May 14, 2015 (12 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What's the Problem With Bernie Sanders Running? Bernie Sanders should be running and here's why

chicken Saturday, May 9, 2015 (25 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The American Bubble -- The Worst Avian Flu Crisis in US History that No One is Talking About The American News Bubble gives sanitized news for American consumption

aiib china Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Bank Vault: From Occident to Orient - How the AIIB Will Soon Replace the IMF and WB The AIIB of China will soon take over the WB and the IMF to sponsor infrastructure and growth around the world. The US is 20th-century news.

greece Sunday, February 15, 2015 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Will Syriza Save Greece from the Kiss of Debt? The Greeks are being blamed for the dirty deeds of others and are told they must suffer. Every new loan comes with more suffering. But there is a way out.

Map_of_Ukraine_Oblasts_simple_5_colors.png: Map of Ukraine Oblasts: Map of Ukraine Wednesday, January 28, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
House Resolution 758 - War With Russia US Congress loves to saber rattle even if they do so in the most ignorant and hypocritical way possible.

On fire in Brazil Friday, June 20, 2014 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Jogo Bonito - Brazil's World Cup The biggest sport in the world, Jogo Bonito, is hosting the biggest sports tournament in the world, the World Cup, for the world's largest fan base, 3.5 billion people, and the US could care less.

NATO expansion Tuesday, March 25, 2014 (45 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Crimea River – The West Wets Its Pants Over the Ukraine The real story about the current "disaster" in the Ukraine.

possible routes for canal Friday, February 21, 2014 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Nicaragua and China to Build New Canal The Panama Canal is 20th Century, Theodore Roosevelt technology. The Nicaraguan Grand Canal is now a fact.

hegemony Monday, March 18, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
They [Fill in Nation Invaded by US] Don't Appreciate Our Sacrifice US indignation at other nations' lack of subservience in the face of American hegemony continues unabated.

Ricky at his best Friday, November 9, 2012 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Splain, Lucy Fox News had a victory, nay a landslide victory for their boy, Romney. Oops

US INTERVENTION IN MENA Tuesday, September 25, 2012 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
US Mideast Policy -- Everything Old is New Again We have been singular in purpose in our foreign policy and nowhere is that more apparent than in MENA. This is known as blowback.

Romney foot in mouth Friday, September 14, 2012      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Romney Suffers From Foot-In-Mouth Disease Our elected officials have had their share of faux pas in the past, but Romney brings a whole new level of insult to the fore.

Another foot bites the mouth Thursday, September 13, 2012 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Romney's Foot-in-Mouth Disease is Terminal Mitt Romney can't see to shake his continuing ability to say the most inappropriate things at the most inappropriate moments.

US Gold Reserves Tuesday, August 7, 2012 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The End of Free Money, Or How the World's Biggest Welfare Nation Lost Its Privilege How the US arrived at this point in its history and the inevitable results.

The change in Rare Earth Metal Abundance Friday, June 1, 2012 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Rare Earth Metals and the Petroleum Fight of the 21st Century Rare Earth Elements are becoming the new battleground of the 21st Century.

Hugo Chavez and of Henrique Capriles Radonski Thursday, April 5, 2012 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Plot to Kill Venezuelan President Chavez's rival Capriles Brewing controversy in Venezuela to sow dissent and civil unrest before the October presidential elections.

preamble Friday, January 20, 2012 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The new and revised Preamble to the Constitution In accordance with the changes in our American way of life, I felt it important to rewrite the Preamble to the Constitution to reflect said changes.

Sarkozy and DSK in happier times Tuesday, May 31, 2011 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Strange Case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn Beyond Belief - When the news is stranger than truth. Dominique Strauss-Kahn is not only a leading cog in the elitist world, he is the mild-mannered member of the opposition.

japanese nuclear reactor Saturday, March 19, 2011 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Other Tsunami -- worldwide economic pain What will happen in the world with the current crisis in Japan.

watering the tree American style Wednesday, February 9, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Egypt and Tunisia Refresh the Tree of Liberty watering the tree of liberty comparison between Tunisia, Egypt and the US.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Egypt and Tunisia Refresh the Tree of Liberty The Tree of Liberty as seen by an American within the current context of world protests.

Sunday, January 30, 2011 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The First Ever Internet Coup D'Etat Tunisia will be known as the first ever internet coup d'etat. Will Egypt be number two?

round and round she goes Monday, October 18, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What if They Gave a Sale and Nobody Came? We all know that Bernanke is going to unload trillions on the world. What if there were no takers?

Friday, October 1, 2010 (96 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Ecuador - Another Right Wing Coup in Progress The coup d'etat in Ecuador is just another sign of the right-wing's total disregard for the rule of national and international law.

newsletter from sidor Friday, July 9, 2010 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Elecricity for Venezuela - Chinese Funding Here is a special edition of Electricity for Venezuela where I am publishing a newsletter I was sent by friends who work at Sidor.

typical redneck Wednesday, June 16, 2010 (43 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Elecricity for Venezuela - Rednecks in Chavezland My adventures in Chavezland

typical strike Monday, May 31, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Electricity for Venezuela - The Strike I am in Venezuela working on a thermoelectric power plant construction site and posting my daily events

open air restaurant Monday, May 17, 2010 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Electricity for Venezuela - It's Too Dangerous to Walk Home Electricity for Venezuela is my attempt to chronicle the events that take place during my work here.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Elecricity for Venezuela - Breakfast Electric Electricity for Venezuela is my attempt to chronicle the events that take place during my work here.

caracas airport Thursday, May 6, 2010 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Electricity for Venezuela - The Arrival My trials and tribulations in Venezuela

Thursday, March 25, 2010 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Shock Doctrine III - a book review This is the third part of a three-part series of articles which review the book The Shock Doctrine, by Naomi Klein

a whole bunch of doctors in Cuba Tuesday, March 16, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Medicare Option - How the US Health Care Is Worse than Cuba's This article is a reprint of my original article from May 12, 2009, and gives compelling evidence that Cuba's healthcare system has surpassed the US system.

my 1978 picture of the chopin bust taken at his museum outside Warsaw Wednesday, March 10, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine - a review part 2 This is part two of a three-part review of Naomi Klein's book, Shock Doctrine.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is America Worth Saving? Part 3 This is the third in a three-part essay on the question, "Is America Worth Saving?"

Wednesday, February 3, 2010      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is America Worth Saving? Part 2 Part II, where I discuss the Domestic Policy, how we got here, some bumper-sticker statements (sorry, these were the ones that came to mind. I know there are many others, Hollywood's influence and edjamacation.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is America Worth Saving? This is a 3-part article which asks a basic question of international import. I think it needs to be addressed in a professional and logical way and the ramifications discussed. Part two will be on the domestic policy and post WWII events. I will outline my premise and give my conclusions in part three.

Saturday, January 9, 2010 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Shock Doctrine - the rise of disaster capitalism, a review This treatise will be in three parts and will review the definition of the term Shock Doctrine, its origins and mutation over time, and what the future holds in store for both camps, those that are still victims of Shock Doctrine, and those who have survived and moved on

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
America's Disconnect with the World A review of the recent Pew Research Poll from two French publications as well as my own.

the gini coefficient where green is better and red is worse Sunday, November 29, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Will the Growing Unemployment in America Lead to Civil Unrest and Revolution? What are the effects of increased unemployment on the sociopolitical front of the US?

Villa & Zapata, A History of the Mexican Revolution Monday, October 26, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Villa and Zapata – A History of the Mexican Revolution, Part 3: the Civil War and its aftermath This is a review of the book Villa and Zapata by Frank McLynn. This is the third part of the review which discusses his writing on the civil war itself

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Villa and Zapata – A History of the Mexican Revolution, Part 2: Villa and Zapata – the main players The second part of a three-part review of the book, Villa and Zapata – A History of the Mexican Revolution by Frank McLynn. This part focuses on the main players as described in the book.

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Part 1: Mexico at the Turn of the Century A review of the book, Villa and Zapata, a history of the Mexican Revolution, part 1, Mexico at the turn of the century

Wednesday, September 16, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
US DOLLAR AS CURRENCY OF LAST RESORT A review of the SDR and one possible scenario upon its implementation

World map of doctors per capita with Cuba having the lowest number Saturday, September 12, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Chapters Twenty-six, Twenty-seven and Twenty-eight: Cuba Today, Summing Up Life and Revolution and After Fidel, What? The final review of Fidel Castro's audio autobiography, Fidel Castro, My Life. A review of his life's work and the future post-Fidel.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Chapters Twenty-three, Twenty-four and Twenty-five: Cuba and Spain, Fidel and France, and Latin America A review of chapters 23,24 and 25 of Fidel Castro's autobiography, Fidel Castro, My Life.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
WINNABLE VS UNWINNABLE WARS (Why the US has already lost in Afghanistan and Iraq) A critical review of the difference between winnable and unwinnable wars

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Chapters Twenty-one and Twenty-two: The Arrest of Dissidents in March 2003 and the Hijackings in April 2003 Review of chapters 20 and 21 of the book, Fidel Castro, My Life, by Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet.

fidel castro and jimmy carter baseball game cuba may 2002 Sunday, August 23, 2009 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Chapters Eighteen, Nineteen, and Twenty: Ochoa, Neoliberal Globalization and President Jimmy Carter's Visit A review of the book, Fidel Castro, My Life, A Spoken Autobiography - Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet, around the topic of the trial of General Arnaldo Ochoa, neoglobalization practices and American President Jimmy Carter's visit to Cuba.

Saturday, August 15, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Fidel Castro, My Life - Chapters Sixteen and Seventeen: The Emigration Crisis and the Collapse of the Soviet Union An indepth review of the autobiography, Fidel Castro, My Life

El Che while in Africa Wednesday, August 5, 2009 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Fidel Castro, My Life - Chapter Fifteen: Cuba and Africa An indepth review of the audio autobiography, Fidel Castro, My Life, by Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet.

Monday, July 27, 2009 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Fidel Castro, My Life - Chapter Fourteen: The Death of Che Guevara An in-depth review of the book, Fidel Castro, My Life, examining in detail the life of one of the most enigmatic and influential leaders of modern times.

cuban missile crisis Wednesday, July 22, 2009 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Chapter Thirteen: The Cuban Missile Crisis of October, 1962 A review of the spoken autobiographical book of Fidel Castro, "Fidel Castr, My Life."

Wednesday, July 22, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Operation Miracle: Cuban Health Care Gives Sight to the Near Blind for Free An article on Operation Miracle and Cuba's program to bring sight to those with ophthalmological problems at no cost.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The US National Soccer Team Wins in the Confederation Cup A report on the recent American soccer team results from the Confederation Cup held in South Africa in June.

Sunday, July 5, 2009 (39 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What the New World Order Isn't An essay on the New World Order

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