Bolivia Opens An Anti-Imperialist Military Academy to Counter U.S. Influence

Close to sixty percent of the Bolivian people live at or below extreme poverty. You would think its left-wing ruler, Evo Morales, would focus all of his waking energies on reforms that could make a dent on that data point including lowering taxes, encouraging trade and foreign investment. Of course, that would be logical. Morales …

Nice. The New Normal.

A radicalized Islamist plowed through throngs of people in Nice, France yesterday. It was National Day, somewhat akin to our Fourth of July and Boston Tea Party wrapped up in one with fire works and one of the largest military parades in Europe. It is a day set aside to commemorate several pivotal 18th century events …

Catholic Bishop: Good Friday Came Three Days Early

An important fact about the Brussels terrorists attacks lost on most Western media is its religious dimension. I’m not talking about the refusal by the American and European Left to label the attackers what they are radical Islamic jihadists. Rather, I’m referring to the timing. Holy Week is the most solemn time in the year for Christians. For …

Radical Islamic Terrorists Attack EU, Again

Well, they are at it again. Adherents of radical Islamic jihad have attached the town of Brussels in Belgium. NATO headquarters is located here, as is the European Parliament. A live Reddit thread, at least as of 5:00 am (EST), includes posts from people on the scene stating that the airport, near the American Airlines counter, as …

No End in Sight to the Lawless US-Cuba Regulatory Bender

Another layer of the U.S.-Cuba policy onion has been peeled away exposing more questions about the legality of the Obama administration’s new approach toward the police state. In a recently declassified September 9, 2011 e-mail (embedded at the end of this post) to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Sidney Blumenthal, we learn the following: extremely sensitive …

University of Miami Think Tank: Cuban Military Advisors in Syria

UPDATE: As of about 1300, 14OCT15 Fox News ran with a story on this matter. UPDATE: As of 0530, 15OCT15 The Washington Times ran with another story on this matter, more sources, but the Syrians say, nyet! Cuba in Syria? Plausible, given the history. In an e-mail alert yesterday from the University of Miami Institute for Cuba and …

Cuba’s Next Pipe Dream: Oil Drilling Off Florida’s Coast

At a briefing at the White House yesterday with close to 80 Cuban-American Democrat Party donors and activists, senior administration officials supposedly briefed the group about the week in US-Cuba policy as well as what may lay ahead. Among the briefers were Valerie Jarrett, National Security Council staff, as well as State Department officials. From what I can …