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Month: July, 2015

Camping versus Blogging

by Taxi

Dear Readers and Friends,

Tomorrow  I’ll be going camping for a couple of days with friends and dogs – there is no internet connection in the wilds of the ceder mountains where I’m heading so there will be no new activities on Platos till later on in the week.

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Media And Nothingness

by Taxi

I’m so freaking bored today.  Scanning through numerous news sites and their silly headlines.  I really can’t take it anymore.  Since the Iran deal signing, nothing but drab sci-fi from the losers.  Even worse, nothing but tepid modesty from the winners.

How long will this media nothingness go on for?

Maybe it’s just me and I’m on news overload.

More like bullshit overload.

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When The Historic and the Hysteric Collide

by Taxi

Now that the golden dust of the Iran deal has somewhat settled and literally a deluge of analysis on the deal in multiple languages has been published and consumed by the global interested masses, all that’s left now is to watch how the powers of the biggest losers in this deal, Saudi Arabia and Israel, will be slowly imploding before our eyes.

To describe the reactions of both these loser countries as that of a hysteric is to put it mildly. They lost the supreme and highly prized geo-political Super Bowl; they lost American Idol and Arab Idol and the coveted Olympics all on the same night. Much chest beating was reported and their wild and haunting wails of crushing agony were heard even by NASA’s radars all the way out on Pluto’s surface this week.

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In Praise Of The Brave And The Visionary

by Taxi

Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the Sultan of Oman started it all.  He was the original initiator and architect of the Iran rapprochement.  Almost three years ago, he ingeniously set up the initial peace meetings between the USA and Iran.  Secret meetings that went on for six whole months right under the radars of the Mossad and every other intelligence agency on the planet.  Without Qaboos’ peace-seeking visionary initiative to break the hostile ice between the two foes, America and Iran would not be here today celebrating a golden victory for peace and international diplomacy.  All praise and gratitude should first go to this man who worked of his own volition; worked quietly and humbly throughout to bring an alternative to war in a region already ripped by non-state and state terrorism alike.   Against virtually insurmountable obstacles, he calculated and worked on behalf of peace.  He is a brave leader in a region full of narcissistic and despotic leaders.  Even though I am an anti-monarchist, as I’m sure practically everyone who reads Plato’s is, I must here give credit where credit is due. Qaboos behaved honorably for the benefit of not just his country, but for the people of his region as a whole – for humanity.  He is a true universalist.  He is a Peace Hawk.

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NO EXIT: Israel’s Hidden Strategic Weakness

by Taxi

Buried deep inside an occupied mountain in the holy land is a room with no windows.  Inside this room, seven nervous men sit at a roundtable.  These men have not smiled in nine years.  They have not had a good night sleep in nine years.  They have not had a day off since Israel lost the war against Hezbollah in 2006 and Israel’s deterrence capability took a dangerous and public nose-dive.

Ever since then, these seven analysts, each with their own specialist file have congregated together to analyze new and growing existential dangers, and to find an effective way to reverse Israel’s strategic misfortunes. They have not once left this windowless room – they cannot leave this room without a workable solution in hand. The dark circles around their eyes say it all.  By now, very little is spoken between them – and often in whispers.  They wring hands.  They pass maps to each other.  They pass files with the word ‘classified’ stamped skewered in bold red.

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An Iranian Sunday

by Taxi

I just wanted to put it out there that today, on the eve of the historic Iran nuke deal signing, the western media led by barking, frothing, hysterical Netanyahu, sure is full of dumb, downer headlines and endless ragging on Obama and Iran and even Putin thrown in (Rubio challenged Putin in his Vegas speech, lol) – but mostly, our msm is taking dirty aim at Iran.

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Raging War Under Raging Stars

by Taxi

In the past couple of weeks, while the global Zionist media has been looking into Syria’s trash can for any rot and filth to publish on the beleaguered nation, the Syrian army alongside its battle-hardened ally Hezbollah have been systematically annihilating hundreds of terrorists in the four corners of Syria. They have been doing so with gusto but also with no media fanfare, preferring instead to focus solely on changing the facts on the ground to their strategic advantage. Preferring to conduct a raging war under raging stars without the need for publicity or the sunlight of official statements.

This is a new PR strategy for Syria who’s been bending over backwards trying to defend its narrative and legitimacy in the eyes of the world for the past four years. We can attribute this change of behavior to Hezbollah’s influence and how it operates: fight hard in silence, and only if it absolutely and strictly benefits the cause, release an occasional statement or two to keep your own supporters informed. In other words: fight away and utterly ignore what the Western world thinks – fight away and fuck what the Israelis and their global Zionist media do with the information vacuum.

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