Monday, June 24, 2019

Hiroshima & Nagasaki's Lesson for the G-20 Summit

The lesson to the G-20 in Osaka could not be clearer. Nuclear weapons are good for more than deterrence. They can win wars, end aggression, and remake once-belligerent societies into peaceful, prosperous, and cooperative members of the family of nations.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

President Trump's Iran Bombing Cancellation Was Reaganesque

President Trump has set the stage for restoration of the Weinberger Doctrine, after both Bush and Obama administrations applied crackpot theories to their use of military force, such as "winning hearts and minds" or "leading from behind."

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Glenn Harlan Reynolds v Social Media

In his new Insta-Book SOCIAL MEDIA UPHEAVAL, University of Tennessee law professor, internet entrepreneur, webmaster, blogger, author, and pundit Glenn Harlan Reynolds has come forward to suggest a needed path to escape our current imprisonment in the Social Media Matrix.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

A Visit to Tokyo's Sempo Museum

If you ever happen to find yourself in downtown Tokyo, try to drop by the Sempo Museum for a few moments to pay tribute to the modest and courageous Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved the lives of thousands of Jewish refugees fleeing Hitler during the second World War.

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David Horowitz's Reflections on Mortality and Faith

The book "Mortality and Faith" isn't really about politics; rather it is an almost Proustian stream-of-consciousness meditation on age and the meaning of life...

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Peter Miller: An American Printmaker in Japan

On a recent trip to Japan, I met Peter Miller, a master printmaker living and working in Kamakura, Japan, who shares his enchantment with people through black-and-white prints which blend Japanese aesthetics with American sensibility. 

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