Category Archives: history

Tiffany: the Best Thing Out of Their Union

Marla Maples (October 27, 1963) It’s a strange thing to experience: a complete blank of history in the middle of the time I was living in the United Kingdom. So, to be clear, I knew nothing about this woman, Donald … Continue reading

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Borgia: The Byword of Libertinism and Nepotism

Pope Alexander VI (1431 – August 18, 1503) Now, ordinarily, I wouldn’t bother with Middle Ages popes, but this one kind of stands out from the rest. Obviously, his birth date and time are unknown, so I have only a … Continue reading

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When Windsor Castle was Almost Completely Destroyed

Windsor Castle Fire (November 20, 1992) It’s hard to believe this happened 30 years ago. It proved to be a turning point in Elizabeth II’s UK tax strategy. The government paid for the restoration, and the Queen started paying taxes. … Continue reading

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We All Have a Bit of Magick in Us

Aleister Crowley (October 12, 1875 – December 1, 1947) Up until now, I have avoided this individual, like the plague. It’s not hard to work out why: he personified ‘evil’. But, as always, when you actually look at the person, … Continue reading

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We (Finally) Have Lift-Off

Artemis I Launch (November 16, 2022) It took some time to get it right, but (so far) it’s going without a hitch. But is there trouble ahead? That Yod, pointing at Mars, formed by inconjuncts to the Sun and Pluto, … Continue reading

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And The Results Are (Not Quite) In…

The 2022 American Midterm Elections It’s a very nebulous business, predicting elections. Obviously, the pundits got it wrong, but Michael Moore didn’t. Also, Cash Peters looked at a lot of individual races, and although he never sees who wins or … Continue reading

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In Dreams, a Lychee is Not a Lychee; It’s…

Stephen Lecce (November 26, 1986) My mind is playing pun tricks on me again, mainly because I’m not particularly interested in looking at a minor politician in the Ontario Parliament. But the Universe must have a different purpose, here. So, … Continue reading

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Delusional: Believing Your Own Election Hype

American Midterm Elections I don’t trust opinion polls. They have a way of focusing a bias into election platforms that may be misleading. As usual, history was made, yesterday: a long-standing trend of voting against the sitting President was somehow … Continue reading

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Just a Reminder that the Midterm Elections are Built on:

A House of Cards It is only after the voters have had they collective voices heard will we know what they really think. Everything up until that point is political spin (in other words, not real). So, I will refrain … Continue reading

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When All Else Fails, Sue the B*stards

Trump: Plaintiff in Chief It occurred to me last week that Donald Trump likes to think that there is an Art of the Deal. I’ve said before that it’s actually the Art of the Steal. Most of the time, he … Continue reading

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