Allegiance propaganda

Oh so transparent... I watched the first episode of the new NBC spy series #Allegiance last night. It's so clearly anti Russian propaganda, the only thing missing is the literal line "Putin is behind it"... The story: A young, brilliant, CIA analyst is brought in to help uncover a Russian plot for »

Reading update 2014

When I was younger, I used to be a very avid reader. I would read anything, to the tune of at least a book a week. A few years ago, however, I stopped reading pretty much all together, for a variety of reasons, including major life changes and later a prolonged case »

American fanatics

Whenever you hear one of those Islamic fanatics spewing hate in the media, remember this: "We need to kill them. We need to kill them, the radical Muslim terrorists hell-bent on killing us. You're in danger. I'm in danger. We're at war and this is not going to stop. [...] Our job is »

They're not terrorists

If America wants to stand any chance of surviving the Middle-East, they need to stop using their petty "terrorist" label in favor of "insurgent". But I expect them to be too arrogant to learn from the mistakes Russia made in both Afghanistan and Chechnya. In both cases they considered the opposition mere »

Ban Solar and Wind energy

Via the No Agenda Show I came across this highly recommended rant: (For those in China, I put up a mirror on Youku) Two thoughts: I'm glad to be living in one of the very few countries that sees nuclear energy for what it is: the best, and currently only, solution for »

Ebola Numbers

Something's fishy with the Ebola numbers. Or rather, the doom scenario's that are being sketched. We're being told by the CDC that cases could reach up to 1.4 million by the end of January next year, however, the numbers from the WHO simply don't support such claims. There are three major »

On Jihad

The following story was in the news today: John Kerry seeks help in Indonesia: The U.S. is looking for these countries [Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei] "to do more and cooperate more" to keep extremist proselytizing out of their territories, rebut extremist ideologies, prevent the flow of foreign fighters and crack down »