Some Odds and Ends


An economist’s thoughts on the state of America.

Jordan Follows Obama and Negotiates with Terrorists


With U.S. on the sidelines, Japan gets closer to a dangerous prison swap with ISIS.

Islamic State Makes New Demand on Japan


It is still never wise to negotiate with terrorists.

Japan Targeted by ISIS


Two hostages will be killed unless a $200 million ransom is paid.

Unbroken: Japan Still in Deep Denial Over Cannibalism Against US Soldiers


“The corporal said he saw flesh being cut from prisoners who were still alive.”

Japan Gives Up on Obama, Unchains its Army

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reviews Japan Self-Defence Forces troops in Asaka, Japan

The US can no longer be counted on.

The Disappearance of US Will


America retreats — and the world becomes more dangerous than ever.

Why Rand Paul is Wrong to Blame the US for Pearl Harbor


The US could no doubt have ceded Hawaii, but where does all that end?

Tokyo Court Allows Religious Profiling of Muslim Terrorists


The court ruled Japanese police had the right to collect information on Muslims

“Ambassador” Caroline Kennedy Already Offending Japan


It’s not like she can be fired.