Archive for: February 5, 2011

February 5, 2011

Somali bloodbath: Soldiers kill 17 civilians, wound 80

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 05 Feb 2011

In what’s being characterized as an inappropriate use of firepower, 17 people were killed and at least 80 others were wounded when Somali government soldiers fired weapons designed as anti-aircraft guns at a busy intersection in the Somali capital city …

Obama caught flat-footed on Egyptian uprising

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 05 Feb 2011

Events occurring in Egypt appear to baffle U.S. politicians and policymakers including the current administration of President Barack Obama.

White Outs, Red Ink And General Malfeasance

Filed under: In The News,J.J. Jackson's Opinion - 05 Feb 2011

Yes, it is winter from sea to shining sea. Just in case you could not tell. And like every winter it seems we in the north, where snowfall is more prominent, are getting the same old song and …

Palestine – Escaping Egypt’s Earthquake and Tunisia’s Tempest

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 05 Feb 2011

Egypt is experiencing increasing civil unrest leading to growing speculation that it will result in the overthrow of its leader for the past 30 years – Hosni Mubarak. Tunisia has already seen the forced flight of its long …

Sorry, Bill Maher, the NFL is not socialist

Bill Maher, the Hollywood Jesus-hater who receives talking points from Playboy Bunnies, is at it again.  In a recent article, he claims that the National Football League owes its success to “socialism,” that it thrives, not because of capitalism …