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First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

The War With Palestinians

The "Palestinian cause" is once again on the front burner of U.N. deliberations because of the war between Israel and Hamas. Moreover, this cause has for decades formed the pan Arab solidarity rallying cry. Yet, remarkably, Arab states rather than rectify ... [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Herb London: President Obama's Ramadan Speech

On the first day of Ramadan, June 28, President Obama delivered an address for the Muslim faithful in the United States. In this address he expressed sympathy for Gazans, especially those who have had Ramadan celebrations foiled by Israeli missiles.Most ... [Published WAMC.org - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

President Obama’s Ramadan Speech

On the first day of Ramadan, June 28 th , President Obama delivered an address for the Muslim faithful in the United States. In this address he expressed sympathy for Gazans, especially those who have had Ramadan celebrations foiled by Israeli missil ... [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Herbert London: The Gnostic Idea Of Social Change

Gnosticism is in the cultural air we breathe. The desire to break with tradition requires new avenues of protest. A trajectory of gay rights to gay marriage has seemingly won the day with the Gnostics now seeking alternative pathways to reform. The new, ... [Published WAMC.org - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Middle East Scorpions

The old story about the deadly scorpion and the frog has been adapted to the current situation in the Middle East.In the original fable, the scorpion asks the frog to carry him across a river, but the frog is afraid of being stung. The scorpion manages ... [Published Family Security Matters - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Herbert London: Putin, Obama And Flight 17

The evidence that Putin provided the SA11 missile system and the requisite training and or actual participation for the dissident Russian forces in the Eastern Ukrainian is mounting. An effort to withhold evidence and conceal it adds to the calumny about ... [Published WAMC.org - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Moral Equivalence in the Israeli War with Hamas?

The winds of moral equivalence in the Middle East are persistent. As the war between terrorists in Gaza and the Israeli government escalates, the media resists the idea of taking sides. CNN contends there are valid positions on both sides of the divide. ... [Published Family Security Matters - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Herbert London: Talk And Conduct: Montaigne Redux

Michel de Montaigne, the sixteenth century essayist, noted the difference between “supercelestial talk and subterranean conduct.” While the difference was obvious in the Renaissance, it rages as a virtual definition of this moment.The former Secretary ... [Published WAMC.org - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

A Court of Law Can't Create Equality

The word "equality" is woven into the fabric of the nation. Despite the clause in the Declaration of Independence and Lincoln's continual efforts to preserve it, most people assume we are born with different endowments, have different temperaments, behave ... [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 15 2014]

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Simon Leys (the essayist) argued that "People have such a love for truth that when they happen to love something else, they want it to be the truth; and because they do not wish to be proven wrong, they refuse to be shown their mistake. And so, they end up hating the truth for the sake of the object which they have come to love instead of the truth."
Most significantly, President Obama equated Islamic principles of Ramadan with American values: "I...know that Ramadan is a time of intense devotion and reflection...reciting and listening to the entire Koran over the course of the month. These rituals remind us of the principles that we hold in common, and Islam's role in advancing justice, progress, tolerance, and the dignity of all human beings." But is this true or even remotely true?
Years ago there was an ad that said, "If you have but one life to live, live it as a blond." Changing hair color to change identity set the stage for being whoever you want to be...
"Because that's my nature -- and this is the Middle East" replies the scorpion in the new iteration of the story

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The War With Palestinians [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 19 2014]
Herb London: President Obama's Ramadan Speech [Published WAMC.org - Aug 13 2014]
President Obama’s Ramadan Speech [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 12 2014]
Herbert London: The Gnostic Idea Of Social Change [Published WAMC.org - Aug 06 2014]
The Gnostic Idea of Social Change [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 06 2014]
Middle East Scorpions [Published Family Security Matters - Jul 31 2014]
Herbert London: Putin, Obama And Flight 17 [Published WAMC.org - Jul 30 2014]
Moral Equivalence in the Israeli War with Hamas? [Published Family Security Matters - Jul 21 2014]
Herbert London: Talk And Conduct: Montaigne Redux [Published WAMC.org - Jul 16 2014]
Talk and Conduct: Montaigne Redux [Published Family Security Matters - Jul 16 2014]
A Court of Law Can't Create Equality [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 15 2014]
Matteo Renzi and Italy?s coup d’état [Published Spiked Online - Feb 20 2014]
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