ISIS has a mother: Bush’s invasion of Iraq. But it also has a father: Saudi Arabia’s religious-industrial complex

The West’s denial regarding Saudi Arabia is striking: It salutes the theocracy as its ally but pretends not to notice that it is the world’s chief ideological sponsor of Islamist culture. The younger generations of radicals in the so-called Arab world were not born jihadists. They were suckled in the bosom of Fatwa Valley, a kind of Islamist Vatican with a vast industry that produces theologians, religious laws, books, and aggressive editorial policies and media campaigns. ... READ THE REST OF TH … [Read more...]

After Paris is it Time to re-colonize the Failed States of the Arab Muslim World?

 In light of the latest massacre in France the day is fast approaching when the rest of the world -- Europe, the United States, Russia and China may be forced to re-colonize the failed Arab/Muslim world.George W Bush with his criminal and ill-conceived wars further destabilized an already failed Arab/Muslim civilization. But noting that it's "our fault" as liberals (like me) are want to do, isn't the point now.  Yes, the neoconservatives made ISIS. Knowing this accomplishes … [Read more...]

VIVE LA FRANCE!

France is under attack. Let's face it we are at war. The West is under attack. Stand with France against terror.  … [Read more...]

Are you (like me with my grandchildren) trying to get the good stuff into their heads first ahead of the marketing crap?

I need something from you... pleaseI want your voice in my new book. Please write me an email/letter to frankaschaeffer@aol.com about what you are doing for your children and/or students to open doors to creativity for them. Also... who opened those doors for you? 10 words to 500... and this is a letter and doesn't have to be perfect, just true and heartfelt. What are you passing on to those you love most? How are you doing it? What bothers you about our culture that you are trying to … [Read more...]

Watch (20 min) political commentator Noam Chomsky discusses everything you will never hear on the media

 Here's an interview on Latin American media outlet teleSUR, where linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky  explains that both American political parties have become more right-wing, with the GOP embracing radical extremism and mainstream Democrats occupying territory once held by moderate Republicans. "The Republican party, about twenty years ago, basically abandoned any pretense of being a normal political party," Chomsky noted. "Their only policies are don't do anything or bom … [Read more...]

Just How Sick is American Law Enforcement? AP Study Proves Cops Do Huge Number of Violent Sex Crimes

In a yearlong investigation of sexual misconduct by U.S. law enforcement, The Associated Press uncovered about 1,000 officers who lost their badges in a six-year period for rape, sodomy and other sexual assault; sex crimes that included possession of child pornography-- The number is unquestionably an under-count because it represents only those officers whose licenses to work in law enforcement were revoked, and not all states take such action. Here is an excerpt from this report. AP: Hun … [Read more...]

Please Watch My 2 Min Vid Asking For You to Write me a Letter For My New Book For me to Publish

Will you watch this then help? I would love to hear from you at frankaschaeffer@aol.comDear Family, Will you help me by writing something for me to include in my new book?I’m writing a new book on children, art, and family and what to pass on to those we love most. Will you write me an email today about who and what most inspired you as a child to love art, music, dance, poetry, reading, nature and learning? Will you share what you are doing for and with your children, g … [Read more...]

Will you help me by writing something for me to include in my new book?

Dear Family, Will you help me by writing something for me to include in my new book?I’m writing a new book on children, art, and family and what to pass on to those we love most. Will you write me an email today about who and what most inspired you as a child to love art, music, dance, poetry, reading, nature and learning? Will you share what you are doing for and with your children, grandchildren, pupils, or other kids?In your letter tell me who you are and about your e … [Read more...]


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