Trump UN Speech: Endorses Freedom & Security

He called out North Korea and Iran for the lying evildoers that they are. From NR: It is becoming difficult to believe that the ever-more-silly entertainment world, an echo chamber of escalating primal imbecilic utterances in a hall of mirrors, festers in the same country that, as its president correctly told the United Nations on […]

New Approach Needed on North Korea

With another missile test by Kim Jong Un, sanctions will not be enough to address this growing threat. Trump needs to implement a more comprehensive regime-changing strategy that will be more than the “denuclearization” approach of the presidents. From the National Review: Ten years ago, the Bush administration reversed policy on North Korea, in a […]

China Building Coal Plants All Over Africa

2/3 of Africans do not have electricity. It is immoral to keep it from them. Since the West will not help, China is filling the gap. CO2 will continue to climb. From National Geographic: LAMU, KENYAFew places in the world exude a sense of timelessness as Lamu, an island off of Kenya’s northern coast home […]

Breaking News: Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban until October

“The court said it would hear the case when it reconvenes in October. A major sticking point for the justices will be navigating how much discretion the president really has over immigration. Courts have historically been deferential in this area, and recent presidents dating back to Jimmy Carter have used their discretion to deny entry to […]

History of Global Living Conditions in 5 charts

Materially things are improving but are they spiritually and morally? From Our World in Data: A recent survey asked “All things considered, do you think the world is getting better or worse, or neither getting better nor worse?”. In Sweden 10% thought things are getting better, in the US they were only 6%, and in […]