Candid Comments from an Arab

Some interesting observations shared by an Arab speaking to an Israeli: “When will you Westerners realize that half-measures don’t work with people who are willing to die by the thousands for Allah to achieve their goal?  In their eyes the

Basketball Overdose

Is it possible to have an overdose of basketball? I’ve seen enough NCAA basketball in the last 3 days to last me a lifetime…  We attended the 2 second round games in Columbus on Sunday, and watched an exciting match-up

NCAA First Round in Columbus

We attended 3 of the 4 first round NCAA games yesterday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.  The most exciting game of the day was by far the 54-52 win for Virginia Tech against Illinois (By the way, what is a Hokie? 

Ten Signs You’re Working too Hard

Another funny one from StrangeCosmos: 1) You’re so tired that you now answer the phone “you’ve called hell.” 2) You’re best friend calls to ask how you’ve been and you immediately scream “get off my back, bitch.” 3) Your electronic

Global Warming – the Long View

ABC News International came out with the best perspective on global warming: “From the Babylon of Gilgamesh to the post-Eden of Noah, every age has viewed climate change cataclysmically, as retribution for human greed and sinfulness… Sea levels have been

White House Resident

This is a humorous one from Joe Knecht… One sunny day in 2008, an old man approached the White House from across Pennsylvania Avenue, where he’d been sitting on a park bench. He spoke to the Marine standing guard and

Survey of Moslem Opinion

A survey firm recently conducted an opinion poll of of nearly 4,000 Moslems living in various Arab countries (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, etc.).  Without delving into all of the details (which you can review here if you like), the key

Crichton’s New Novel: Next

If a business destination is within 4 hours driving time (i.e., Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, etc), I typically drive my car so I can avoid the trouble of flying.  When I used to drive by myself years ago, I would typically