Monthly Archives: December 2011

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of Fiscal Year (FY) 2012

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa There is considerable consternation for good reason about the NDAA appropriations for FY 2012. Al Gore campaign adviser from 2000 and well known feminist Naomi Wolf wrote on Project Syndicate, the United Nations (UN) … Continue reading

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The War Memorial

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The amorphous Tea Party in America wants to jettison the country into the two shining seas, for it resembles the East India Company’s tea dumped into the Boston Harbor by the coalescing revolutionary movement … Continue reading

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Women, Society And Violence

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Theorists of non-violence, best known among them Johan Galtung of Norway (a former professor of mine), have categorized various forms of violence in a society. Two typical ways in which violence, besides the very … Continue reading

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The Gathering Storm

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Kenneth Pollack, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) analyst at The Brookings Institution, raised the alarm bell on Saddam Hussein’s Iraq by writing a book called The Threatening Storm. Bush invaded Iraq in 2003, … Continue reading

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India Inc., And India

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries, India’s largest corporation by market capitalization, recently promised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that his company will invest about $7 billion per year, on average, over the next two years … Continue reading

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The Road To The Promise Land

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Hebrew Gives 1. Asher Ehyeh Asher, I am that I am: YHWH, or bearing any other name, is the one God of all, Hebrews and non-Hebrews. 2. The Jewish people lose their exclusivity as … Continue reading

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The Meaning Of Christmas For The Non-Believer

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The infidels have a long history. The cult of YHWH since Abraham’s covenant with his god excommunicated those who did not believe in the god of Abraham. The myth of slavery of Moses and … Continue reading

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