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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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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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Government: By the People for the People?

Aristocracy vs Liberty Phineas Quimby was a very opinionated man. And having witnessed first-hand the American Civil War meant that he based his thinking on what he saw going on around him. Politically, he equated priests and doctors to the … 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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What the Shift Happened?

David Wilcock’s Change of Focus In a discussion with a fellow-WordPress blogger yesterday, I realized that I haven’t expressly stated what my concern is about David Wilcock’s unsettling change of focus in 2017. Prior to that time, David had spent … 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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Once a Rebel, Always a Rebel

Tom Hayden (December 11, 1939 – October 23, 2016) The depiction of Tom Hayden in the film, The Trial of the Chicago 7, by Eddie Redmayne, seemed muted, at least to me. But then, I only knew of this man … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Too Little, Too Late?

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong It isn’t hard to imagine that Beijing is pulling the strings of their puppet in Hong Kong. But it gets a little bit troubling that a British/Chinese agreement that was supposed to run … Continue reading

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You Oughta Know…

What kind of damage an Ex with an Axe to grind can do Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned her position in the Liberal Cabinet yesterday. Now what? I’ll tell you what: she wants to be Prime Minister one day, so she has … Continue reading

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The Peasants are Revolting!

You can say that again Louis the XVI was the King of France in 1789… (as we were taught about the French Revolution). The people were starving because they couldn’t afford bread, so they started to riot. Marie Antoinette was … Continue reading

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