Muslims and Christians

Since September 11th and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq there has been an enormous surge of interest in the Muslim world from America. The ordinary American knowing nothing of this ancient culture will pick up bits and pieces from various sources including academic books, hateful right wing talk radio, American soldiers experiences or extreme…… Continue reading Muslims and Christians

Fast Times in San Fran

Once again, long time, no post. Yet, the dam of thoughts have overflown and I couldn’t resist another post. 1. A glimpse of Asia in SF. Last week, the retailing giant, Bloomingdale’s opened up in a new shopping mall in the center of the city. Today I decided to go see what all the fuss…… Continue reading Fast Times in San Fran

Another CNN rant

I have said time and time again that CNN is awful and most intelligent people agree. So what is it that keeps us watching it? Apparently their business model works if even I cannot change my web browser start up page. I guess it’s because they have a worldwide network and are the first to…… Continue reading Another CNN rant

E-mail to Sarita 9.8.2004

Dearest Sarita, Congratulations on the engagement!  I’m extremely happy for you and wish you the best.  Please be certain to send me your address around the wedding date so I can send you a nice little exotic present from Asia.   I always enjoy hearing from you and reading your insightful e-mails.  You are the only friend…… Continue reading E-mail to Sarita 9.8.2004

The War in Iraq

 The war in Iraq is the worst form of treachery that has been committed in the last half century.  I have read the information and propaganda of both sides and have come to certain conclusions that my countrymen refuse to see. The American public does not think they are in error.  In fact support and opposition…… Continue reading The War in Iraq