Is the Boss always Right?

A lady manager of a large office noticed a new man one day and told
him to come into his office.

“What is your name?” was the first thing she asked the new guy.

“John,” the new guy replied.

She scowled, “Look!­ I don’t know what kind of a namby-pamby place you
worked before, but I don’t call anyone by their first name.

It breeds Familiarity and that leads to a breakdown in authority.

I refer to my employees by their last name only Smith, Jones, Baker
that’s all. I am to be referred to only as Mrs. Robertson.

Now that we got that straight, what is your last name?”

The new guy sighed, “Darling. My name is John Darling.”

“Okay John, the next thing I want to tell you is . . .”

What Turkey Wants in Syria

Turkey says that it, together with the US, wants an IS-free zone in northern Syria. That is fine. But who will fill the vacuum in areas cleared of IS?

Turkey simply finds joining the international campaign against the Islamic State an opportunity to install pro-Sunni Islamist rule in areas now controlled by IS.

In all reality, Prime Minister Davutoglu wants to replace extreme Islamists with less extreme Islamists. Turkey is trying, with U.S. help, to make Syria an extension of Turkey for Muslim Brotherhood Sunni Islam.

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Obama May Have His Deal but Who Will Inherit His War

Beyond the Cusp

Thanks to the economic and other sanctions which have hobbled the Iranian economy to the point, about eighteen months ago, it resembled a dying man crawling on his belly in tattered pants and the shreds of his shirt, shoes scuffed to the point that their original color was indistinguishable and two vultures already discussing which would get which of the choicest remains, had Iran at the brink of civil revolt. That was when President Obama held back door negotiations where he released some of the most effective of the sanctions which brought the distant oasis to the parched lips of the Iranian economy saving them to make the better deal. It is that deal President Obama, the hero of the Iranians government, is claiming is the best deal and the only option outside of war. But is this claim of peace in our time really just peace for a while…

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