Egypt–Forfeit the North Sinai to Create a Palestinian State

Thursday, a masked gunman representing an Islamic terrorist group in the North Sinai that is affiliated with ISIS walked up to 46-year old Rafael Moussa, a Coptic Orthodox Church priest, and shot him dead as he was standing near the Coptic St. George Church in El Arish, the capital city of North Sinai, which is part of the large Sinai Peninsula, a mostly wilderness that belongs to Egypt. An ISIS message was soon posted on the Internet describing Moussa as a "disbelieving combatant."For about … [Read more...]

Was Donald Trump a Draft Dodger?

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for U. S. president, says if president he will strengthen our military, aid our veterans, and be really tough on ISIS. So, Trump is campaigning as a friend of the military, sometimes giving speeches to veteran gatherings.During this political campaign last summer, Donald Trump made a disparaging remark about longtime-serving Republican Senator of Arizona, John McCain, a decorated navy captain and pilot who served in the Vietnam War. His plane … [Read more...]

The Panama Canal Just Got a Lot Bigger

The American Society of Civil Engineers designates the Panama Canal as "one of the seven wonders of the modern world." Located in the western hemisphere in Central America, it greatly reduces the shipping route between East and West so that ships do not have to navigate the dangerous southern tip of South American--Cape Horn. More tonnage of goods is transported through the Panama Canal than any other canal in the world.So, as the world's most important waterway, the nearly fifty-mile Panama … [Read more...]

Is Donald Trump a Born Again Christian?

Today, the New York Times reported that Donald Trump--the presumptive Republican nominee for the U.S. presidency in this November's presidential election--has reportedly become a born again Christian recently. Michael Antony, a church pastor in Pennsylvania, claimed this in a post on his blog this week. He says he recorded an interview he had with evangelical Christian leader Dr. James Dobson, president of Focus on the Family. Dr. Dobson says of Donald Trump that he knows the "person who led him … [Read more...]

Which Is It: Crooked Hilary or Chump Trump?

Now that Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump have secured the position of presumed nominee of their political parties for the U.S. presidential election in November, they are turning to speaking out against each other. Donald Trump is repeatedly referring to the past First Lady, Secretary of State, and now the first woman to win an election by either party in our two-party political system for U. S. president, as "Crooked Hilary." So far, it's mostly because of her inadvertent "mistake," which she … [Read more...]

Trump Still the Same

Wake up, America. A lot of political pundits and Trump voters have been saying that when Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee for U.S. president, he would tone down his rhetoric to become more appealing to the broader voting public. Not so!¬†Donald Trump is still the same, still being his old vitriolic self.Yesterday at a press conference, he said to an ABC reporter, "You're a real sleaze." And he spoke sarcastically to a CNN reporter, saying, "You're a real beauty." The … [Read more...]

I’m Worried If Trump Triumphs?

I'm afraid Donal Trump is going to be president of the United States of America. It almost nauseates me saying it. I have blogged about this months before. Back then, I didn't think it could happen. Now, polls show he has gone from having no chance to win against Hilary Clinton in the general election to being tied with her. He's got the momentum. He's like a steam roller heading straight for White House, and Hilary Clinton is in his way. Look out Hilary! She says she won't do any mud slinging … [Read more...]

Israelis Celebrate Statehood while Palestinians Despair with Nakba

I am for the existence of the State of Israel. I think it is a just concept for Diaspora Jews who suffered so much while living for centuries in Gentile lands. But I also am equally for the Palestinian people. So, I am not a respecter of persons, and I don't God is either. I say this even though he chose the people of Israel to perform a certain task among the nations--to be a testimony to him.¬†Therefore, I believe Palestinians are entitled to their own land and nation just as much as Israeli … [Read more...]