Category Archives: Military

In the Golan Heights, on the border between Israel and Syria

We took a short detour on our way back to the Sea of Galilee (where we’d spend the rest of the day) to get a better view of the Golan Heights and the Syrian border. We stopped at a produce … Continue reading

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Caesarea Philippi

From Tel Dan, we headed east just a few miles to Caesarea Philippi – founded by Philip, one of the three sons of Herod the Great during the time Jesus walked the earth. Since then, it has been renamed Banius … Continue reading

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In Whom Should Americans Trust?

I had an epiphany the other day…  That liberals and conservatives differ sharply in terms of whom they fundamental trust to have their best interests in mind.  My observation was that conservatives generally trust the business world more than they … Continue reading

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George Bush’s Fatal Flaw

  Everybody has an opinion about President George Bush.  Most liberals view him as rigid and intractable, incompetent, stupid, a poor communicator, dishonest, a cowboy, etc.  I’ve also talked to many conservatives for whom he can do no wrong… a … Continue reading

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John Kerry’s Remarks

I know this has been all over the media, and I know it’s a bit aged now that Ted Haggard has taken center stage.  But I wanted to weigh in with a few thoughts… What happened?  In a recent commencement … Continue reading

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Step 7: Long-Term Economic Viability at Home

After a mere six weeks of hiatus from our far-from-legendary-but-still-interesting (at least to me) discussion about how to win the war on terror, I would like to return to the topic with step 7.  It’s interesting to me (certainly not … Continue reading

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The Significance of North Korea (and Their Recent Nuclear Tests)

On two separate days last week, North Korea apparently test-detonated a nuclear device of some kind as the latest step in their pursuit to develop weapons of mass destruction.  How significant is this? Let’s consider some context / background…  Point 1: This … Continue reading

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