Taking a break from the heavy handed and thought provoking. I started this book on Monday and finished it on Saturday. Nothing complicated, very cliche characters and set pieces, but lots of action. Consider it a B grade summer action movie. A comic book in novel form. There are 5 other books in the series and I'm… » 7/21/14 7:20am Monday 7:20am

This is why smaller government is preferable to larger. Government CAN'T do everything and be everywhere. There are things that are simply better left handled by the states. Delegate delegate delegate. A good manager knows how to trust and let his subordinates do the job. A micromanager gets in everyone's way. … » 7/21/14 6:47am Monday 6:47am

If the missile system used was an S-300, then it's going to be very hard for Russia to deny they did it. That's one of their more advanced systems and don't export it often. However if it was an older system like the SA series, SA-11, SA-13, or SA-17 (Gadfly, Gopher, or Grizzly), then it's possible the missile was… » 7/18/14 11:01am Friday 11:01am