©2012 Susan Stamper Brown
As truth’s brilliant light breaks through the fogginess of mistruth as to the reason behind the violent anti-American sentiment currently burning its way across the globe, one thing is for sure: An internet YouTube video is not the culprit, and those who say it is are either seriously misinformed, trying to deflect blame, delusional, lying – or a little of each. Read the rest of this entry »
“We should never begin an operation without knowing how we stand down. We did a no-fly zone over Iraq for 12 years and it did nothing to get rid of Saddam. So why do we think it will get rid of Qaddafi?” Retired General Joseph W. Ralston
After six days of arguing over “Who’s on first,” the allies tentatively reached an agreement to turn the no-fly operation over to NATO. The allies were split on both the goal and the exit strategy of the Libya mission and quarreled over the scope and size NATO’s responsibilities versus responsibilities the national militaries would keep.
This is what happens when the leader of the free world fails to lead.
Copyright 2011 Susan Stamper Brown
Dogs are interesting creatures. This morning while on a walk, one of my dogs broke away from our pack and into the yard of a dog obviously defending her boundaries. After a momentary altercation, tuck-tailed, my dog willingly rejoined our pack – ego broken but a bit wiser – because he not only learned his place, he discovered that sometimes a dog’s bark is just as big as his bite. Read the rest of this entry »