By Ernie Moore on Monday, November 28, 2016
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On this map of Lebanon, we’ll point out a couple of areas of general interest to you.

In the lower part is the Litani River. When Israel went into Lebanon in the early 1980s and left a few years later, the agreement was that from the river south was to belong to the Christian Lebanese. The idea being that they were allied to Israel and would protect Israel’s northern border.

That did not happen, Hezbollah moving into...
By Ernie Moore on Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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I remember standing in line at the grocery store in Jerusalem while a man tried to pay for his groceries. He went through no less than ten credit cards before he found one with enough on it to pay the twenty dollars or so necessary.

As anyone who lives in Jerusalem, or about anywhere in Israel, for that matter, can tell you, most Israelis live on massive credit. And when it comes to cash, that is another slap in the face....
By Ernie Moore on Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Ernie Moore on Thursday, November 10, 2016
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Israel announced recently that it is buying three new submarines from Germany. The buy has been in the pipeline for quite a while, but when Moshe Ya’alon was Defense Minister and opposed it, things got turned around.

Apparently Boogie didn’t want the boats and Bibi did. That resulted in a shouting match in the Prime Minister’s office. Boogie won that round.

And before you get too excited about the shouting, remember...
By Ernie Moore on Tuesday, November 08, 2016
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It is with joy that I am able to announce that I am back to work on a restricted basis. Cannot fly long distances, but the keyboard is approved.

As some of you may remember, I had a triple bypass on April 1 of this year at the Houston VA hospital. I’d suffered two heart attacks, and according to my doctors was standing with one foot on a banana peel, so they did the surgery.

Let me tell you, the doctors and staff at the...
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