Book Review – “The Chinese Opium Wars” (by Jack Beeching)

  4/25/17 (way earlier than I care to admit) This is one of the most fascinating (and possibly "telling") books I own (or have ever read)... Author, Jack Beeching does an outstanding job of illuminating an oft-forgotten corner of history that I believe is as relevant today as it was in the 19th century - … Continue reading Book Review – “The Chinese Opium Wars” (by Jack Beeching)

Attack Dog Sees The New World Order – Threatened? Being Strained?

3/25/17 (midnight - witching hours ahead) I have plenty of updated "New World Order" references in another post on this site - feel free to see who's praising the coming Unaccountable-Human-Ponzi-Scheme. Here's an interesting article today where one of our elected politicians - Mr John McCain - seems to be nervously assessing the current state … Continue reading Attack Dog Sees The New World Order – Threatened? Being Strained?

Quick Hits – Dissolve NATO?

1/23/17 (early morning' stuff) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was established to provide a common defensive stance (as well as escalation protocols) for a group of Western aligned European Nations (+ The USA) early in the Cold War. The "Eastern" / Communist bloc analog was the Warsaw pact. Basically both sides were saying, "if … Continue reading Quick Hits – Dissolve NATO?