While reading my Lapham’s Quarterly I came across the “Requerimiento” (Requirement). This was a written declaration of sovereignty and war, read by Spanish military forces to assert their sovereignty over the Americas. “It was used to justify the assertion that God, through historical Saint Peter and appointed Papal successors, held authority as ruler over the entire Earth; and that the Inter…… Continue reading The ISIS takes a page from Spanish Conquistadors!
I was watching the news this morning and they went to a live feed where Dr. Kent Brantly survived the Ebola virus and is going to be released from the hospital. It is wonderful that he has survived and he is very courageous going into an extremely dangerous zone to try and help people. …… Continue reading Ebola Virus – Kent Brantly and God
At the gym today I had the misfortune to look up at the t.v. which was tuned to CNN. They were covering the Israeli invasion and my blood started to boil. It appears an Israeli soldier was taken hostage and it was being called a “game changer.” I absolutely detest the way Americans…… Continue reading Israel invasion of Gaza – 2nd Post
No need for a long post here and I certainly won’t try to change anyone’s opinion. I just wanted to point out one small blurb in this BBC article. “It brings the number of Israeli soldiers killed in the current offensive to 18.The deaths of so many soldiers on a single day will shock Israeli…… Continue reading Israel invasion of Gaza
Looks like Russia could climb back up to enemy #1 again after a brief 25 year lull. When the USSR fell the attention turned to random, disorganized terrorists who tried very hard to bring down planes full of innocent people,,,, but Russia actually does it. A leopard never changes its spots I suppose. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Air_Lines_Flight_007