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Other Points in Time: UK Homegrown Terrorism

London Underground Bombing (July 7, 2005) It’s hard to believe that it’s been 16 years already since this ‘surprise’ attack on London happened. It was presumed to be due to the part the UK played in the war on Iraq. … Continue reading

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Conspiracy! Communists in the State Department

Senator Joe McCarthy Accuses the Government of Treason On the day I was born, Joe McCarthy started his crusade against Communists in the government, Now, obviously, this was a few hours after my birth time of 3:49 am, but the … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning?

First (Verifiable) COVID-19 Vaccination (December 8 @ 6:31 GMT) OK. Now it begins (or ends). We’ve been hyped so much with COVID-19 news and stories, it’s hard to know if this is a good thing or a bad thing. (I’d … Continue reading

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Meet the Prototype of Zorro: Guido Fawkes (Fox)

Guy Fawkes (April 13, 1570 – January 31, 1606) I doubt if we would have remembered his legend if he was only known for his alias, John Johnson. Doesn’t have quite the same ring, does it? In 1604 Fawkes became … Continue reading

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Seychelles, C. Shells, Buy the Offshore

The Laundromat (2019) I hope you can excuse my little rhyme, based on: She sells sea shells by the seashore. childhood tongue twister It’s what came to my mind overnight after watching The Laundromat last evening. The Plot (from Wikipedia) … Continue reading

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Was Alexander the Great Assassinated at Age 32?

Alexander the Great (July 20, 356 BC – June 10, 323 BC) It’s one of those great mysteries. After drinking some wine, he died two weeks later. Was the wine poisoned? Did someone want him out of the way? Maybe … Continue reading

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When Saint Cyril became Patriarch of Alexandria in 412 AD

St. Cyril of Alexandria (376 – June 27, 444) According to Wikipedia: The Prefect Orestes enjoyed the political backing of Hypatia, an astronomer, philosopher and mathematician who had considerable moral authority in the city of Alexandria, and who had extensive … Continue reading

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Censorship: Controlling the Narrative

Stopping the Spread of “Harmful” Information? My wife subscribes to coronavirus updates from John Hopkins University. Two days ago, we got into a somewhat heated discussion about something they’d written concerning Facebook not taking down ‘alternative’ points-of-view about the pandemic. … Continue reading

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It All Depends on Your Perspective

The Parallax View (1974) When posting a photo on Facebook of a small bug on my window pane, today, I used the terms perspective and perception, relating the bug’s point-of-view to our limited understanding of what goes on in the … Continue reading

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Is This the World’s Most Hated Band?

Nickelback (I chose their “Here and Now” album cover for my blog illustration because it features the steam clock in the Gastown district of downtown Vancouver.) In the news recently is an item about a debate being conducted in the … Continue reading

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