Tag: Japan

North Korea: No way out?

Yesterday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats issued a joint statement on North Korea that leaves little, if any room for either side to back……


A club of my own

In his famous letter of resignation to the Friars Club of Beverly Hills, Groucho Marx wrote “I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept people like me as a member.” That is more or less the situation I find myself in today. To be precise, there are few clubs that……


Adrift no longer

While studying philosophy in college, I developed an interest in Eastern thought as expressed through Confucianism and especially religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. For a few years, I took every course offered that had anything to do with India. I read the Mahabharata, the Bhagavad Gita, and to this day, I still……


On the outside looking in

Looking back on my life, I realize that I have lived as an outsider for a large portion of it. I have spent many years living among people of different cultures, who speak different languages and have different customs and traditions from myself. I used to think this somehow made me more worldly……


Japan votes for destruction

On Sunday, July 10th, Japanese citizens voted for the destruction of their country.

Currently, Japan is a nation crippled by failed policies implemented by feckless leaders determined to take the country over the edge and into the abyss. The outcome of this election, which overwhelmingly supports the status quo, gave the Liberal……