Category Archives: Barack Obama

Obama At COP26: ‘Nowhere Near Where We Need To Be’

November 8, 2021

Dark overcast this late-afternoon Monday here in California’s Central Valley — rain maybe tonight and in the morning. Barack Obama spoke today at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, and despite being enthusiastically applauded,…

Afghan Agony: Media Madness

August 16, 2021

(Illustration: ‘The Three Amigos‘ — Dick Cheney, GW Bush, Donald Rumsfeld — found here). Afghanistan continues to flame the news cycle into the afternoon — and the shit in the airwaves is poor. History and…

Afghan Agony: Final Scream

August 15, 2021

Quick pace of the end game was astonishing — banner headlines at news outlets this Sunday afternoon: ‘Afghan Government Falls‘ (CNN); ‘Afghanistan Falls To Taliban‘ (The Washington Post); ‘Taliban Seize Afghanistan; US Scrambles To Evacuate…