CGTN: America’s MIC to gain from Russia-Ukraine war

In my latest editorial for CGTN, I ask people to remember that America's military-industrial complex stands to benefit from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. In the coming days, we should expect a barrage of military "experts" from inside and outside the armed forces to receive ample space in America's newspapers and time on America's television news … Continue reading CGTN: America’s MIC to gain from Russia-Ukraine war

Understanding

Running around Understanding less and yet Striving for more Should he accept that he Inevitably will not Achieve everything Mentioned to him by Once selfish and now dead Sisters from a previous generation Coldly demanding he care Only for them While faking love and friendship

Strong

Look at you Ranting uselessly Suddenly shouting Idiotic arguments Repeating unintelligible Sayings supporting Inane affirmations Leaving no doubt that Your weakness is never Clearer than When you believe You are strong

Expert

Really? You are an expert? Ordained by some magical Substance wafting through the air Settling In just the spot where You find yourself And we are supposed to believe you? Rational beings Ought to examine the Sayings you Shamelessly babble simply so they can Identify the ingredients You have ingested And then laugh

Lines

Reading between the lines Usually works Sometimes though we are Surprised by what we find and It leads to unsettled feelings Anxiety and fear Reality changes and we Understand something new Something different Something potentially exciting If we allow ourselves to Accept new possibilities

The 2022 MLS Cup champions will be…

Well, here's how this fan sees the season playing out. EASTERN CONFERENCE top 7 (aka the playoff teams) Philadelphia UnionNew England RevolutionNew York City FCAtlanta UnitedToronto FCOrlando CityColumbus Crew One team that might sneak into the playoffs: Chicago Fire Photo: Anthony Moretti, 16April2016 WESTERN CONFERENCE top 7 (aka the playoff teams) Seattle SoundersNashville SCSporting KCColorado … Continue reading The 2022 MLS Cup champions will be…

CGTN: “China Initiative” is dead, but America’s distrust of China is not

18Oct2017, Photo: Anthony Moretti In my latest editorial for CGTN, I remind the audience that we should be careful before we choose to celebrate the demise of the China Initiative in the U.S. At the same time the China Initiative ended, a new program was started. According to the Washington Post, the "Strategy for Countering … Continue reading CGTN: “China Initiative” is dead, but America’s distrust of China is not

CGTN: Why will the West not congratulate China on Olympics?

In my latest editorial for CGTN, I ask why the West refuses to congratulate China for delivering a safe and enjoyable Olympics. There is only one conclusion we can draw about these Games: They were a phenomenal success. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach admitted the obvious during the closing ceremony on February 20, when … Continue reading CGTN: Why will the West not congratulate China on Olympics?