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“Now Did You Read the News Today?”

Current Events This illustration has an image from the animated film, “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs”, which seems appropriate, somehow. It’s the child’s equivalent of last year’s “Don’t Look Up”. But I digress. In a world searching for the … Continue reading

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Let My People Go…

Harriet Tubman (d. Mar. 10, 1913) Rosa Parks (Feb. 4, 1913 – Oct. 24, 2005) We watched “Harriet” on Netflix last night. I almost didn’t, due to the fact that I abhor slavery. But, I opted in, just about the … Continue reading

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Hypothetical Question: What Happens If History Repeats Itself?

The Year of Four Emperors (69 AD) It’s no exaggeration to suggest that the United States is going through a similar situation that the Roman Empire did in 69 AD. After Nero committed (assisted) suicide, four men in succession took … Continue reading

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“Sufficient Unto the Day is the Evil Thereof”

USA’s Pluto Return (July 11, 2022) Normally, I don’t like projecting too far into the future, especially if there is an element of negativity involved. I have been basically ignorant of this coming event until I watched a fellow astrologer’s … Continue reading

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Ah, That Clears Everything Up, to My Understanding

The United States of America is NOT a Democracy See, we’ve been viewing the States all wrong, since forever. It is supposed to be a servant of the people, not a government. Think SPQR, and you’ll finally get a glimpse … Continue reading

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The Last Battle of the Republic of Rome

Battle of Actium (September 2, 31 BC) This final chapter of the Civil War between Mark Antony and Octavian, which was undertaken to rid the Roman world of the son of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra, took place off the coast … Continue reading

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Crazy in Love? Or Just Unlucky?

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) It’s a question I’ve had ever since I watched the Daniel Day-Lewis film “Lincoln”. His relationship with Mary Todd (played superbly by Sally Field) was always problematic, and yet he never … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back Against a Wannabe Emperor

Exact Moment that Trump was Impeached for the 2nd Time Watching history being made on television can be an ‘interesting’ experience. All the news channels covered the process, including Canadian and British ones. The whole world must have held its … Continue reading

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Paranoia: Fairy Tales in the Modern Age

“I Understand the Concept of Politics, Now” Maybe I’m being cynical; maybe I’m being paranoid. Last Wednesday’s debacle in Washington, D.C. has made me take a serious look at the state of mind of a country at war with itself. … Continue reading

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Caesar: The Die was Cast in 49 B.C.E.

Julius Caesar Crossing the Rubicon Honestly, you wouldn’t think such an insignificant stream could change the course of history, would you? Julius Caesar knew the significance of his actions, though. He knew that bringing his troops back home to Rome … Continue reading

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