Category Archives: Henry F. Cooper

May 30, 2016—Time Out . . . Remember!

May 30, 2016—Time Out . . . Remember!

“We have gone forth from our shores repeatedly over the last hundred years and we’ve done this as recently as the last year in Afghanistan and put wonderful young men and women at risk, many of whom have lost their lives, and we have asked for nothing except enough ground to bury them in, and otherwise we have returned home to seek our own, you know, to seek our own lives in peace, to live our own lives in peace.” Then Secretary of State Colin Powell, 2003 Read Full Story

May 23, 2017—On the Road Again!

May 23, 2017—On the Road Again!

President Trump is on a historic nine-day trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Vatican, Brussels for meetings with leaders of NATO and the European Union and Italy for meetings with the G-7, leaders from seven major industrial democracies . . . laying out important policies that will underpin his national, foreign and economic policies, especially in the Middle East and in defeating Islamic terrorism. Read Full Story

May 16, 2017—Worse Case: North Korea or Iran?

May 16, 2017—Worse Case: North Korea or Iran?

“. . . Congress should look at EMP attacks as one of the three great threats to our survival, the other two being cyber warfare and nuclear weapons. And they should regard all three as catastrophic. For us to survive as a civilization we have to be able to defeat all three . . . [Not to do so is] gambling with our civilization . . . ” Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich at the May 4, 2017 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing on EMP and Policy Options to Protect the Grid. Read Full Story

May 9, 2017—Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte

May 9, 2017—Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte

“I appreciate the urging that we not let our guard down … recognizing that this [threat] is complicated and multifaceted … truly daunting … and that we need to start out locally … It is important that we in congress be reminded of the urgency and imperative of our task and I think we were given that message this morning. ” Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) Chairlady of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at the conclusion of a Hearing on EMP and policy options to protect the grid. Read Full Story

April 4, 2017—Pending World Disaster?

April 4, 2017—Pending World Disaster?

“The best swordsman in the world doesn’t need to fear the second best swordsman in the world; no, the person for him to be afraid of is some ignorant antagonist who has never had a sword in his hand before; he doesn’t do the thing he ought to do, and so the expert isn’t prepared for him; he does the thing he ought not to do; and often it catches the expert out and ends him on the spot.” ~ Mark Twain (1835-1910) Read Full Story

March 28, 2017—“Quick Fix” for North Korea?

March 28, 2017—“Quick Fix” for North Korea?

“Certainly, we do not want for things to get to a military conflict . . .” but: “If they [North Korean leaders] elevate the threat of their weapons program to a level that we believe requires action, that option [a military response] is on the table.” ~ Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Reuters, March 17, 2017 Read Full Story

March 21, 2017—“Star Wars” and The Art of the Deal?

March 21, 2017—“Star Wars” and The Art of the Deal?

“[T}here’s a time when confluence of thought comes together and now it takes a leader to say, ‘The timing is right. I’m going to move it. And I feel comfortable with my grounds, I feel comfortable the American people will back this as a basic ideological concept. I feel comfortable that the technology is within grasp in 20 years. I feel comfortable that this gives us new hope.’ What else do you need? That’s what a vision is all about. And he had the guts to step out and do it.” ~Admiral James D. Watkins Read Full Story