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Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard This is the week of the mass American pilgrimage. Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, is the day we Americans travel home. It is the one holiday we all share, no matter what our … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On January 17, 1961, US President Dwight D Eisenhower delivered his farewell speech. The retired five star general had served two presidential terms and was being replaced by his fellow military veteran, the newly … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes On October 10, 2013, the Venezuelan Navy frigate Yakuna seized the ocean exploration ship Teknik Perdana from Guyanese waters and ordered it to proceed to Isla Margarita in Venezuela. On October 12, the headlines of a BBC … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes Since Congress is out fighting on the playground again instead of doing the job we hired them to do, we here at Bayard & Holmes have stepped in to make sure “essential” duties are … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes Are you feeling abused by your political system? Disgusted with your congressmen and elected officials? Ready to move to Central America to find some semblance of organized government? Fear not! Bayard & Holmes stand … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes When we last published an analysis of the war in Syria in April 2013, this was where things stood: Various factions of Islamic fundamentalist-branded gangs had hijacked the conflict. Russia had announced its continuing support for Assad. … Read the rest

By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes Ten years ago this week, a US led coalition invaded Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein. While it is still a bit too soon to see the long term prospects for the post-Saddam Iraq, we have … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes Last week, Washington, D.C. shut down due to a threat. No, not a terrorist threat. The threat of snow. A snow storm predicted to drop 5” – 10” of Frosty’s essence was moving into … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard Just released! Holmes and I used our special connections (a telephone call to each other for a snark session) to uncover the White House plans for dealing with the new $85 billion budget cuts. This is what … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes Today, from the Western point of view, we see continuing strife in Egypt centered on the basic issue of theocracy vs. democracy. The simple interpretation of that strife indicates that Egyptian President Morsi, his Muslim Brotherhood backers, … Read the rest

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