No, April 9 is not a typo. I managed to fall seriously behind in keeping you apprised of events at the Watcher’s Council. Still, it’s never too late to let you know about the good stuff that goes on there. The winners, placers, and showers that week were:
The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast, and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up.
“Yes, death to the Great Satan” – Ayatollah Khomeini leading crowds in anti-American chants just over a week ago.
“Peace is purchased from strength. It’s not purchased from weakness or unilateral retreats.” – Benyamin Netanyahu
“If he being Young And Unskillful seeks to gamble for silver and gold/ Take his money my son praising Allah! The fool was made to be sold! -Renowned Persian poet Hafiz, 14th century CE
I believe Herr Hitler is a man whose word can be relied on.” - Neville Chamberlain, 1938
This week’s winning essay by a nose,Joshuapundit’s -Munich II examines President Obama’s so-called ‘framework’ of his nuclear agreement with Iran. As we nowknow, our president was not exactly being honest with the American people in that speech in the Rose Garden! So what’s the actual motivation behind his apparent desperation to achieve some kind of deal..something the Iranians are happily taking advantage of. Here’s a slice: