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Saturday, May 31, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Millennials -- The "Entitled" (or "GenMe") Generation
(4 comments) A look at the Millennials generation, and what makes them so special...to those most important in their lives...themselves

Friday, March 14, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Soviet ReUnion - The Russian "OVA (Occupy, Vote and Acquire) Strategy"
(34 comments) Soviet ReUnion Plan and the Russian OVA (Occupy, Vote and Acquire) Strategy to achieve it...and a strategy for the US/NATO to counter it.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The DC Shuffle and the Mutual Bluff Save Face Solution-
(2 comments) Enough is Enough - Sandbox Rules for the President and House Speaker

Friday, May 28, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Obama's New "Massive Mitigation" Gulf Oil Solution - "Ring Fence and Harvest"
(1 comments) President Obama, here's a new way to save your political bacon...A gift to you, your Administration and the American people...An interim "Massive Mitigation" solution to the Gulf Oil disaster...It can become "Your" idea...The Author won't be offended...Just step up end this out of control Environmental Disaster.."NOW"...PLEASE!

Sunday, November 15, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Dictator Antidote - Low Oil Prices (aka "The 70/90 Protocol")
(1 comments) Low oil prices are not just a micro godsend for consumers at the pump...they're also a macro windfall in terms of fostering global stability...here's why

Sunday, June 21, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Iran - "Bait and Wait" Evolving to "Meet and Greet": Democracy to "Demockracy"
Iran Government vs. Protestors - Phased Escalation. The ugly final Phase 3 coming soon.

Monday, June 15, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Chinese Submarine Tangles With Destroyer USS John McCain – Intentional? Navy Says No. Analyst Says Yes.
(28 comments) Commulism again rearing its ugly head...now from below...on the high seas.

Saturday, June 13, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
North Korea Threatening Third Nuclear Test: Advice to President Obama - Say "Go Ahead Kim...Have Fun"
(1 comments) North Korea, as the Analyst predicted, is now threatening yet another nuclear test, and escalating the rhetoric with plutonium threats. The correct strategic response is not "Oh my God, please don't test". Rather, it is "Go ahead...and while you're at it, test a fourth and fifth to boot".

Friday, June 12, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Today's Iranian Presidential Election – The Rise of Girl Power
(4 comments) Ironically, women may be Ahmadinejad's Achilles Heel in today's Iranian Presidential election.

Friday, May 29, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
North Korea: Only One Solution - "Global Ignore"
(4 comments) As the North Korean situation irresponsibly slides into the madness abyss, one solution does exist to end it - IGNORE THEM

Wednesday, May 27, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Proposed UN North Korea Strategy: Ignore (aka "Rope a Dope")
(3 comments) It's time to turn the North Korea chronic nuclear problem (nuisance) into a permanent solution. Here's a new approach to achieve that objective...and without sanctions, military action or any other perceived overt hostile actions...and no loss of life.

Friday, April 24, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The "Pakistani Power Pendulum" (The Real "3P's") - Military to Civilian....and Back - Again
(3 comments) The "Pakistani Power Pendulum" is swinging again, even more violently then ever before, back to military rule. Ironically this time however, with public support. Hardly the democracy envisioned, yet hardly the environment for it to take root and flourish either.

Thursday, April 9, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
End the Somali Pirate Problem Once and For All - Mr. Obama, Implement the "B.O.S.S. Plan" - Now
(49 comments) B.O.S.S. Plan = No More Somali Pirates

Wednesday, February 25, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Protectionism (vis-a-vis Commulism) and the Proposed "Obama ECONALISM (ECONomic SurvivALISM) Plan"
(8 comments) In the face of economic collapse and rising cries of and for protectionism, an assessment of what really is happening and a proposed plan for the Obama Administration to address the immediate integrated domestic/foreign financial crisis and long term threats to the economy to ensure sustainable economic survivability.

Friday, January 16, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Commulism and Changing Global Polarities
(33 comments) With an altogether new superpower paradigm, global polarities change too - dramatically.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Proposed Somali Pirate Solution: The B.O.S.S Plan (aka Operation S.O.S. – Shoot On Sight)
(12 comments) A new Plan (solution) to address and eradicate the growing Somali Pirate problem.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Queen Caroline, Senator Kennedy - Two Hats, One Loyalty
(2 comments) Does Caroline run out of a genuine personal political interest – or for some other reason?

Wednesday, October 15, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Tonight's Debate Theme: "It's No Longer OK To Be OK; It's Unacceptable Not To Be Great"
(3 comments) Here's a new "vision for excellence" for this country which should be tabled tonight by Bob Schieffer at the Hofstra Presidential Debate.

Sunday, September 7, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pakistan (and Iraq et al): "Phased (in) Democracy" vs. "Instant (Jammed) Democracy"
A new model for Democracy export/import.

Friday, August 29, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pakistan Presidency: The Musharraf (I'll Be Back) Resignation
(2 comments) An analysis and argument for Musharraf's real resignation intention.

Monday, August 25, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Georgia Conflict – Part 3: "Purposeful Invasion" Trumping "Reactionary Peacekeeping"
(4 comments) Update to Parts 1 and 2

Thursday, August 14, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Georgia Conflict: "Russian Peacekeeping" or "Soviet Invasion"?
(19 comments) It is what it is.

Monday, August 11, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Commulism Muscle Flexing: Soviet(?)-Georgian War (II?) – Expect More
(24 comments) The Russian invasion into Georgia is not a border squabble, but one with global Commulism significance. It demonstrates Russia is rebuilt and back to Cold War aggressor status.

Friday, August 8, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" Conclusion: Beijing Olympics and the Dawn of Benevolent Terrorism (aka Pandanomics)"
The new term is "Commulism" (COMMUnism fueled by CapitaLISM), one NEVER before mentioned in either the public or political lexicon. Yet the most significant threat to U.S. economic and national security. Here is Part 12, the "Commulism Series" Conclusion – 8/8/08: A New Date in Infamy.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 11: Strategic Partnerships - Creating and Thwarting
The new term is "Commulism" (COMMUnism fueled by CapitaLISM), one NEVER before mentioned in either the public or political lexicon. Here is Part 11 (Strategic Partnerships Pillar of the CRF) of a comprehensive, integrated 12 part "Commulism Series"; providing an Analysis, Assessment and "Commulism Response Framework" (CRF) on this, the most significant threat to long term U.S. economic and national security.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 10: Technology (FINSA) and Intelligence (CIC)
(1 comments) The new term is "Commulism" (COMMUnism fueled by CapitaLISM), one NEVER before mentioned in either the public or political lexicon. Here is Part 10 (Technology and Intelligence Pillar of the CRF) of a comprehensive, integrated 12 part "Commulism Series"; providing an Analysis, Assessment and "Commulism Response Framework" (CRF) on this, the most significant threat to long term U.S. national and economic security.

Sunday, August 3, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 9: "Fusion Warfare" in a "Fission Threat" Environment
(4 comments) The new term is "Commulism" (COMMUnism fueled by CapitaLISM), one NEVER before mentioned in either the public or political lexicon. Here is Part 9 (Military and Social Order Pillars of the CRF) of a comprehensive, integrated (now) 12 part "Commulism Series"; providing an Analysis, Assessment and "Commulism Response Framework" (CRF) on this, the most significant threat to long term U.S. national and economic security.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Averting War With Iran: Employ a MAD Policy towards a Mad Regime
(6 comments) The Iranian nuclear threat and a sensible alternative to U.S. and/or Israeli military action.

Sunday, April 20, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Pope's (Self Imposed) "Choice" Dilemma – "Cafeteria" Catholics or "Charismatic" Catholics" (Why Not Both?)
With the Pope's 5 day U.S. visit ending today, this article deals with two fundamental questions now facing the Catholic Church and its membership drive going forward. "Why choose when you can change?" and specifically "Why not simply change?"

Wednesday, April 16, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
To GE Shareholders: If It Helps, I Feel Your Pain
(2 comments) Following last Friday's IED-like earnings bomb from GE, a few supporting analysis comments and opinions to GE shareholders.

Monday, April 14, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Two (Brands) for Relevant Change: GE = General "Enterprises"; NAACP = (?? - Pick One)
It's time GE and the NAACP advance their brands to 21st century relevancy and respect.

Thursday, April 10, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The New Math: Fed + Treasury = Stabilization and Punishment
This article outlines a proposed mission statement/theme for the new "Batman and Robin" Fed/Treasury dynamic duo, and concludes with a "20/200/2000" recommendation to Treasury Secretary Paulson and Fed Chairman Bernanke regarding tomorrow's G7 Finance and Central Banker Meeting.

Friday, April 4, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
New Cabinet Post: Czar of Prudent Judgment
Is 2008 the dawning of a new age in government intervention? Notorious in its uncanny ability to generate crisis, has it now moved in a direction to innovatively preventing and/or fixing them? Is it too the model for a new Washington job title? The answer is Yes to all three. Here's why.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Commulism and National Security: Thwarted Bain-Huawei 3Com Takeover Deal – A Model for the Future
The recent failed takeover attempt of 3Com by Bain (U.S.) and Huawei Technologies (China), provides a landmark and pivotal case study standard and lessons learned to employ against future creative attempts by foreign entities seeking critical (sensitive) U.S technologies and infra-structure.

Monday, March 17, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Commulism and the Bear Stearns Fiasco: Cancel the Stimulus Package and Backstop the Credit/Confidence Crisis
(7 comments) The Bear Stearns debacle last Friday opened the "what if" Pandora's Box on the investment banking industry, and the possibility for a full fledged financial market meltdown. The Fed stepped up in unexpected, yet true white knight fashion to forestall for the moment anyway, such economic destruction. Now Congress and the Treasury must do the same for the longer term.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Kosovo Independence: Trigger for Cold War II?
(5 comments) The Kosovo Independence Crisis and the argument it "officially" launches Cold War II.

Monday, February 25, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Cuba Leadership Change – Why Now and What Next
"Why is Fidel Castro Stepping Down Now?" and "What Should the U.S. Do Next?"

Monday, February 18, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
VENEZUELAN OIL THREAT – DEJA VU, ALL OVER AGAIN
(10 comments) A look at last week's Venezuelan threat to shut off oil to the United States - again. And a few contributing thoughts to help make it the last.

Thursday, February 7, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 7
The (new) term is "Commulism" (Communism fueled by Capitalism), one NEVER before mentioned or annunciated in either the public or political lexicon. Here is Part 7 of a comprehensive, integrated 10 part article "Commulism Series"; providing an Analysis, Assessment and "Commulism Response Framework" (CRF) on this, the most significant threat to long term U.S. national and economic security.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 6
(1 comments) The (new) term is "Commulism" (Communism fueled by Capitalism), one NEVER before mentioned or annunciated in either the public or political lexicon. Here is Part 6 of a comprehensive, integrated 10 part article "Commulism Series"; providing an Analysis, Assessment and Commulism Response Framework on this, the most significant threat to long term U.S. national and economic security.

Sunday, February 3, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 5
The (new) term is "Commulism" (Communism fueled by Capitalism), one NEVER before mentioned or annunciated in either the public or political lexicon. Here is Part 5 of a comprehensive, integrated 10 part article "Commulism Series"; providing an Analysis, Assessment and Commulism Response Framework on this, the most significant threat to long term U.S. national and economic security.

Thursday, January 31, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 4
The (new) term is "Commulism" (Communism fueled by Capitalism), one NEVER before mentioned or annunciated in either the public or political lexicon. Here is Part 4 of a comprehensive, integrated 10 part article "Commulism Series"; providing an Analysis, Assessment and Commulism Response Framework on this, the most significant threat to long term U.S. national and economic security.

Sunday, January 27, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 3
A comprehensive, integrated 10 part article series on an issue/term/moniker ("Commulism") NEVER media et al mentioned, but massive threat to U.S. national and economic security. The analysis captured in this "Commulism Series". Here is Part 3.

Saturday, January 26, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Commulism Series" - Part 2
(1 comments) A comprehensive, integrated 10 part article series on an issue/term/moniker ("Commulism") NEVER media et al mentioned, but massive threat to U.S. national and economic security. The analysis captured in this "Commulism Series". Here is Part 2.

Friday, January 25, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
U.S. Economic Security: It's Not Recession, It's "Commulism" (China) Stupid (Commulism Series - Part 1)
(15 comments) A comprehensive, integrated 10 part article series on a heretofore unspoken, yet massive threat to U.S. national and economic security. It's called "Commulism", a term/moniker heretofore not mentioned publicly, and all captured in this "Commulism Series". Here is Part 1.

Monday, December 17, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Russian Dictatorship: Putin's Democracy Coup
(5 comments) Vladimir Putin, Russia's President since 2000, completes his second and final term in May 2008. The current Constitution bars him from a third, yet he makes no bones about retaining power. The question he grapples with being "how to appear doing so in visibly legitimate democratic fashion, unlike his Communist predecessors - e.g. Stalin and Breshnev, who simply seized it?"

Tuesday, December 11, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Venezuelan Referendum - The "Real" Results Only Mr. Chavez Knows
(3 comments) The recent Venezuelan Referendum to abolish Presidential term limits was defeated by an "official" and narrow vote count of 51-49. The "real" numbers and magnitude of the loss however, which Mr. Chavez knows but won't admit, dwarf the "official" tally. Accordingly, this article provides the analysis and results insights which Mr. Chavez has not and understandably in his situation, won't publicly share.

Sunday, December 2, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
U.S. National Security: Divorce Venezuela, Marry Brazil
(11 comments) Latin America has rapidly become "strategically significant" to the U.S. in a way not seen even just a short time ago. The time has come for the U.S. to make some very tough choices. This article is intended to provide Analysis and Assessment to help guide the U.S. in making the right decisions as respects Latin America and its impact on U.S. global national security – for the long term.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pakistan Crisis and U.S. National Security
(2 comments) An Analysis of the Pakistan Crisis, the Key Players and Impact on U.S. National Security. Concluding with a proposed (optimal) Crisis Solution for consideration and debate.