Much of the worlds attention remains focused on Iraq today, nearly four years after the official end of the US-Iraq War.
After left-wing media went crazy over Dr. Ben Carson's comments about whether or not he'd vote for a Muslim president a few weeks ago, and he gained 100,000 new Facebook "Likes" as a result, I decided to begin tracking how many new Facebook followers each of the GOP candidates were attracting weekly. What I found may surprise you.
President Putins decision to deploy aircraft in Syria and bomb opponents of President Assad may be a recipe for disaster as President Obama asserts, but it neatly exploits U.S. and western European vulnerabilities in the region. And it gives Russia leverage to undermine NATO and destabilize the oil-rich Middle East.
More than once in the last few years Ive asked myself the question, Has the whole world gone mad? Has everyone in our society lost the ability to think clearly? Are people no longer able to process facts and information? Are they so dominated by their emotions and by sound bites that truth and logic dont seem to matter?