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Los Angeles, CA
Member of the Funny Name Club
Interests: politics, Christianity, fiction
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Toggle Commented Nov 24, 2016 on Saying Good Riddance to Tookie at Sneakeasy's Joint
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Matthew 6:1-4. A fine essay, my friend.
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Yep. Fixed and thanks.
Toggle Commented Dec 21, 2013 on New Place at baldilocks
I am now blogging at baldilocks: Member of the Funny Name Club. UPDATE: Forwarding fixed. Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at baldilocks
I am honored to be part of DaTechGuy's Magnificent Seven. I'll be posting there every Tuesday afternoon. Look for my first post today at 2PM Eastern. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at baldilocks
Nairobi For this post, I'm featuring some of the pertinent history between Kenyans and Somalis. As with many regional wars and on-going conflicts, it's nearly impossible to mark the beginning of the bad blood between the Somalis and their neighbor--again,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at baldilocks
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Accused of Crimes Against Humanity following 2007 Post-Election Violence President Kenyatta is set to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague next month. If he does, he will be the first sovereign head... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at baldilocks
...I'm living it for a couple of days. Then it's back to work! Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2013 at baldilocks
As part of the ongoing government shutdown, the feds evicted a number of homeowners from their houses located on federal land. National Park Service officials cited the government shutdown as the reason for ordering an elderly Nevada couple out of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at baldilocks
When I first saw this story a couple of days ago, my first thought was: why are SEAL missions front page news all of a sudden? Now it's beginning to make sense. A commando unit from the US Navy’s Seal... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at baldilocks
I won't do much commentary on the project just yet. Right now, I'm just familiarizing myself with the background of the very complex matters in the region. Just trying not to make the same mistakes. The links provided are just... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at baldilocks
Operation Linda Nchi: codename for combined action--part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)--between the Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somalian armed forces which began on 16 October 2011, when troops from Kenya crossed the border into the conflict zones of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at baldilocks
4 Eastern, 1 Pacific. UPDATE: Thank you, Ed, for giving me a platform to promote my projects! As a result, I have created a funding page for The Kenya Project 2013. Most of that will go toward a possible self-publishing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2013 at baldilocks
This is why I stopped blogging. Just months after he gave a speech earlier this year that challenged America’s leadership in President Obama’s presence, Dr. Ben Carson was targeted by IRS agents who requested to review his real estate holdings... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2013 at baldilocks
I'm back in the saddle again. Thank you: David, Carol, Karen, Rich, Jennifer, Bryan and James. Don't forget: I'll be on the Ed Morrissey Show today at 5 4 Eastern, 1 Pacific, to talk about my projects. You can also... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2013 at baldilocks
My novel project, Arlen's Harem, has received $275 since it was begun two weeks ago, and The Kenya Project 2013 has received no donations. Please give me feedback on the topic(s). Of course, I realize times are tough--as a matter... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2013 at baldilocks
With the advent of ACA aka Obamacare, many Americans are signing up for it online--or trying to. As a result, ACA has gained a new nickname: 404Care. Meanwhile, as the government shutdown proceeds apace, WWII Honor Flight veterans--no fools they--defy... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2013 at baldilocks
Red Cross Says 39 Persons are Still Missing (Guardian, UK) Ghanian Poet, day before being killed by Westgate terrorists: "I don't fear death." (Peace FM Online, Ghana) Ten Things to Know About the Somali Militants al Shabaab (Times of India)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2013 at baldilocks
Of course, this prospective project won't be my first. Back in 2008, when Kenya was experiencing a civil/tribal war and when a man of Kenyan Luo descent was running for president of the United States, I put forth a series... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2013 at baldilocks
This incident happened in January 2012 and, back then, I posted the story at a site that no longer exists and on my Facebook page. I thought it would make a nice Sunday story. There's something I didn't mention explicitly... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2013 at baldilocks
A few days back, as al Shabaab--an offshoot of al Qaeda—was carrying out the Westgate Mall terror attack and torture fest in Nairobi,* Daniel Greenfield pointed out that Islam, as practiced since its inception, has all the attributes of a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2013 at baldilocks
Can you spot the problems with these two situations? Hint: it’s the same problem. Secretary of State John Kerry signs UN Arms Trade Treaty. Virginia Beach middle school suspends two boys for playing with toy guns on one boy’s front... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2013 at baldilocks
I have trouble blogging about politics in the manner that I used to before 2008: as if there were any politicians who might have the peoples' best interest at heart. Every move made by any politician earns the side-eye from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2013 at baldilocks
UPDATE (9/27/2013): Eight donations for $275 so far, and I'm grateful for that. Please let your friends know about this campaign. UPDATE (9/25/2013): Excerpt from Arlen's Harem. Language alert. ORIGINAL POST: Can we consider this a bleg? I think we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2013 at baldilocks
So here we go with another Twitter battle. A guy named Morgan Reed makes the following observation. “Hard to believe that a player in a helmet defendin' a football makes more money than a soldier in a helmet defendin' his... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2013 at baldilocks