"Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" - Ronald Reagan

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Good News from Iraq - Not just in Mosul, but all over Iraq.

The Battle For Mosul IV:
Michael Yon/Independent, informed observer in Iraq Original Article

They fled. It was all over the news. When the bullets flew, they fled. Leaving stations, abandoning posts, forgetting duties, hundreds of police fled. When the police response to gunfire was to simply run away, the city fell into lawlessness. Pundits rushed to the airwaves, proclaiming the city’s future hopeless. When the news of Hurricane Katrina first reached Mosul, the parallels were uncanny.

We have nothing to fear but fear itself - even with oil.

The Oil Bubble, Seventy dollars a barrel? Relax, it'll come down.
Editorial, WSJ Original Article

Rarely does an article concisely examine the facts of an issue in the midst of an uncertain situation and accurately describe what the future holds based on past experience. This Wall Street Journal Editorial does a fantastic undertaking of tying all these timeframes together to accurately predict the future.