Double Game: Why Pakistan Supports Militants and Resists U.S. Pressure to Stop | Cato Institute


via Double Game: Why Pakistan Supports Militants and Resists U.S. Pressure to Stop | Cato Institute

Anti Modi view from Cato Institute newsletter


NEW STUDY: India’s New Protectionism Threatens Gains from Economic Reform Share this story on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr... Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has been hailed as an economic liberalizer, having sharply criticized rising U.S. protectionism under the Trump administration. Yet Modi too has embarked on measures to protect and support manufacturing jobs in India. The latest Indian budget … Continue reading Anti Modi view from Cato Institute newsletter

How autocratic leaders control populations with fear


MICHELE GELFAND: You know, I think often we think about social class as just being about our bank accounts. We don't think about how is class cultural, truly cultural in terms of differences in values and norms that are socialized in different groups for good reasons. And tightness-looseness, it just doesn't differentiate nations and states, … Continue reading How autocratic leaders control populations with fear

This is not a political Write up. Shared courtesy a friend on WhatsApp


This is not political write-up, Country First. 🙏 RisingIndia I do not know if the people of India understand the significance of these two news, which came today - 1. Few days ago, US had warned India not to go forward with S400 air defence system deal with Russia, and had threatened a sanction. India … Continue reading This is not a political Write up. Shared courtesy a friend on WhatsApp

Random Phrases, My Day and Creativity


Knuckle Down Meaning: Getting sincere about something; applying oneself seriously to a job.  Two impromptu Ice-breaker speeches - moving towards Goal 1. Did not win prize, got a participation certificate but the pleasure was in audience individuals - rank strangers coming back not just complimenting but quoting me 'VERBATIM' and saying, they loved it, they would like … Continue reading Random Phrases, My Day and Creativity

Interesting and seemingly true WhatsApp Forward


Reproduced as received. The Reaction Of PARSY Community for Rahul’s Allegations Against TATAS !!! Pl go through their Reactions !!!! 😠😡👊 Open letter to RAGA by a Parsi Gentleman.👇👇👇 Dear Mr. Rahul Gandhi.😢 I am forced to write this to you since you have crossed all limits for a person who is defination of the … Continue reading Interesting and seemingly true WhatsApp Forward

This is what’s happening in India – A WhatsApp Forward


Its not humour...Sir When the ancient Chinese decided to live in peace, they made the Great Wall of China. They thought no one could climb it due to its height. During the first 100 years of its existence, the Chinese were invaded thrice. And every time, the hordes of enemy infantry had no need of … Continue reading This is what’s happening in India – A WhatsApp Forward

Remembering John McCain’s capacity for self-reflection and self-criticism


The leadership themes that have emerged from the obituaries, memoirs and eulogies for Sen. John McCain since his death Saturday won’t surprise most people familiar with the life of the celebrated war hero: the candid and courageous Arizona senator who symbolized so much for so many. The unyielding brawler impatient for the next fight. The … Continue reading Remembering John McCain’s capacity for self-reflection and self-criticism

10 Of The Weirdest Things The Chinese Government Has Banned


POLITICS 10 Of The Weirdest Things The Chinese Government Has Banned OLIVER TAYLOR JULY 2, 2018 Censorship is a big deal in China, where the government has made it clear that it will go to any length to control information. The Chinese government strictly controls news spread through the Internet and mass media, consequently deciding what its … Continue reading 10 Of The Weirdest Things The Chinese Government Has Banned

10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (8/10/18)


MORRIS M. AUGUST 10, 2018   Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to save you the hassle by rounding up the most significant, unusual, or just plain old mind-blowing stories each week. This week was marked by a real political nail-biter. Ohio’s 12th Congressional district special election went right … Continue reading 10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (8/10/18)

10 Of The Weirdest Things The Chinese Government Has Banned


10 Of The Weirdest Things The Chinese Government Has Banned OLIVER TAYLOR JULY 2, 2018 Censorship is a big deal in China, where the government has made it clear that it will go to any length to control information. The Chinese government strictly controls news spread through the Internet and mass media, consequently deciding what its citizens … Continue reading 10 Of The Weirdest Things The Chinese Government Has Banned

Via BigThink – a newsletter I like and subscribe


Economists: Second-longest economic boom in US history ends in 2020 … with a recession. August 6, 2018 by BRANDON A. WEBER NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 17: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange September 17, 2008 in New York City. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 449 points today despite American … Continue reading Via BigThink – a newsletter I like and subscribe

Creativity: Random Inputs generated this morning for today


Quick and Dirty Meaning: Things that are fixed with great speed, but as a result, it's probably not going to work very well.  The quick trip this year did not expect any result even after a month and I was little depressed.  But the Brainwave and Udemy courses I am doing are really balancing. There's … Continue reading Creativity: Random Inputs generated this morning for today

Adieu – Free Verse by Jay – Dhananjay Parkhe


In a Mentor's life, Mentees come for:1. A Reason2. A Season, 3. Or for life and accept him/ her as Life Coach.After a longish Five and half month I bid adieu to a worthy mentoree finally today. AdieuFree verse by Jay (On Cloud Nine:Meaning: Having strong feelings of happiness or satisfaction. )Congratulations, however hard you … Continue reading Adieu – Free Verse by Jay – Dhananjay Parkhe

Creativity: Random Phrase generator for the day and how I foresee the day to progress…


Birds of a Feather Flock Together Meaning: People tend to associate with others who share similar interests or values. Have to find more and more likeminded people going forward that people poles apart. Rain on Your Parade Meaning: To spoil someone's fun or plans; ruining a pleasurable moment. No. Not happening. Won't do that. Hit … Continue reading Creativity: Random Phrase generator for the day and how I foresee the day to progress…

Creativity: Random Phrases generated for the day, predict the day ahead.


Wake Up Call Meaning: An occurance of sorts that brings a problem to somebody's attention and they realize it needs fixing.  Just wondering, how many wake up calls one needs? One per day?  For those day dreaming? Multiple times a day:)  Like Father Like Son Meaning: Resembling one's parents in terms of appearance or behavior. Hmmm.... Appearance is OK. … Continue reading Creativity: Random Phrases generated for the day, predict the day ahead.

10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (7/27/18) – Listverse


via 10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (7/27/18) - Listverse   10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (7/27/18) MORRIS M. JULY 27, 2018   Share3 Stumble Tweet Pin +1 Share SHARES3 Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to save you the hassle by rounding up the … Continue reading 10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (7/27/18) – Listverse

Random phrases generated for creative juices to flow:)


Shot In the Dark Meaning: An attempt that has little chance for success. But worth taking. I don't leave till the end, whenever it comes - it may or may not come. Keep at it.  Birds of a Feather Flock Together Meaning: People tend to associate with others who share similar interests or values. Yes. Especially Conniving, Nefarious, Nexus … Continue reading Random phrases generated for creative juices to flow:)

The Politician and the Mayor Rhyming Couplet Ideas by Jay


See the crawling of the politician, I think he's angry at the ammunition. He finds it hard to see the bee, Overshadowed by the big ski. Who is that hopping near the cetacean? I think she'd like to eat the implementation. She is but a terrific mayor, Admired as she sits upon a chess player. … Continue reading The Politician and the Mayor Rhyming Couplet Ideas by Jay

Time to express GRATITUDE again!


Dear Friends and followers, 13th May to 27th June - 6 weeks, 45 days of regular posting on WordPress gave me GFFs:) Great friends and followers who have delighted me with 16000+ views 8000+ likes 6000 Visitors and 300+ comments.  What can I say - I can only express my humble GRATITUDE to you all … Continue reading Time to express GRATITUDE again!

How can I be your friend?


Humming Bird I am Cattle Class I tended Cows and buffaloes and cleaned holy shit called Gobar - which was Holier than thou, they said. In my childhood they had No fancy Fiberal Hypocrite terms like Child Labour or Exploitation of poor. I still held my Head high against the Esteemed few by being a … Continue reading How can I be your friend?

Trump’s Dad Was So Racist, Woody Guthrie Wrote A Song About It – interesting article


Trump’s via Trump’s Dad Was So Racist, Woody Guthrie Wrote A Song About It   Guthrie’s lyrics went as follows: I suppose Old Man Trump knows Just how much Racial Hate he stirred up In the bloodpot of human hearts When he drawed That color line Here at his Eighteen hundred family project.

Milton Fried man Prize for Ladies in White! WOW!


 CONGRATULATIONS !  The Cato Institute has presented Cuba’s Ladies in White (Damas de Blanco) with the 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty, a $250,000 biennial award presented to a group or individual who has made a significant contribution to advance human freedom. The Ladies in White have a simple message: The political prisoners of Cuba are our sons, … Continue reading Milton Fried man Prize for Ladies in White! WOW!

Via BrainPickings Newsletter: Theodore Roosevelt on the Cowardice of Cynicism and the Courage to Create Rather Than Criticize


I like this newsletter.  How many of us have met people who take refuge, subterfuge (deceit) of projecting they know everything as Omniscients and Demi-Gods! And their masks of Omnipotence wear out thin as the exposure hurts like Exfoliation of the soft skin exposed to the Tropical Sun. It burns like hell. “There is nothing … Continue reading Via BrainPickings Newsletter: Theodore Roosevelt on the Cowardice of Cynicism and the Courage to Create Rather Than Criticize

Thicken the Plot – Bring Potboiler to BOIL!


Between a Rock and a Hard Place Meaning:  Being faced with two difficult choices. Jaws of Death Meaning:  Being in a dangerous or very deadly situation. On the Ropes Meaning:  Being in a situation that looks to be hopeless! Back To the Drawing Board Meaning:  Starting over again on a new design from a previously … Continue reading Thicken the Plot – Bring Potboiler to BOIL!

10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (4/27/18) via Listverse


MORRIS M. APRIL 27, 2018   Share6 Stumble Tweet Pin +1 Share SHARES6 Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to save you the hassle by rounding up the most significant, unusual, or just plain old mind-blowing stories each week. After a couple of blissfully massacre-free weeks, this week opened … Continue reading 10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (4/27/18) via Listverse