Archive for: December 7, 2011

December 7, 2011

African-based terror group Boko Haram subject of House report

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 07 Dec 2011

Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, released a bipartisan report entitled “Boko Haram – Emerging Threat to the U.S. Homeland,” detailing the rapid evolution …

Afloat in the Ether on my Smartphone

In order to bolster his argument that Western Civilization is dying, Mark Steyn in After America: Get Ready for Armageddon, makes the following comparison between 60-year intervals. He posits that a time traveler from 1890 who alighted from his machine …