Category Archives: Politics

Flattening The Curve?

  At the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, healthcare experts were worrying about our infrastructure reaching the brink of saturation, and social distancing was the way to flatten the curve and gain time for vaccine & therapeutic developments. Now, 18 … Continue reading

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Public Mandate Vs. Individual Freedom

  You see the word “mandate” a lot in the news media and their social counterparts. Particularly used in the context of Coronavirus prevention, such as mask mandate followed by the vaccination mandate when the vaccines became available are all … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 12 Sep 2021

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Two decades ago, the  09.11.2001 event changed America forever and started our long war on terror.  Have we achieved justice for the near three thousand lives lost on that day?  … Continue reading

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Where Is Political Polarization Headed?

What happens when political polarization is taking to the extremes?  That’s a question I have been contemplating lately.  Will the result be chaos? Apocalypse? Or something else? I don’t know, and frankly, I rather not find out. But if our … Continue reading

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Justice Everywhere?

  Martin Luther King, Jr. once wrote, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Lofty words & ideals, but the problem is that justice is a moral value that depends on the larger context of law and politics. Both … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

  Right around midnight (local time) this morning, the last C-17 flight took off from the Kabul airport in Afghanistan taking with it the remaining US military troops, ending the American longest war. The rescue mission of the last 18 … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Aug 2021

Although the September 11 attacks on America was 20 years ago, what happened at the Kabul airport this week tells us that terrorists still at large. Whether they are abroad or domestic, we can’t completely root them out.  Evil people … Continue reading

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Counter-Terrorism

  The crisis in Kabul, Afghanistan has evolved into a familiar one – terrorism. One suicide bomber took away the lives of 13 US troops and 170 Afghan people.  Even though the US retaliated today with a  drone strike killing … Continue reading

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A Badge Of Competency

  I watched a briefing by the White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki today. And if you haven’t seen one, I highly recommend to check it out.  Sec. Psaki was impressive in her role as the spokesperson for the President … Continue reading

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Emotional Truth In Action

  Emotional truth is subjective, personal, and deeply rooted.  A good example is President Biden’s decision to pull out American troops from the Afghanistan. Mr. Biden never believed sending in more troops was the solution. Now, we are witnessing his … Continue reading

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