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And From Out of the Left Field Came This:

Azeb Mesfin (Dec 21, 1966) Meles Zenawi (May 9, 1955 – Aug 20, 2012) I never knew about these two, until today. Here’s a link to Meles Zenawi’s obituary written by the BBC. First he was President, and then Prime … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History I

January 8, 1867 in Washington, D.C. My wife got me a new desk calendar, with daily entries from history. The entry for January 8th caught my attention. African American men got the right to vote in Washington, D.C. So, of … Continue reading

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Did Hearst and Davies Return as Epstein and Maxwell?

It’s a funny thing how connections are made. This one comes through a fellow-astrologer blogger who wrote today that Epstein may have been chosen to carry on Hearst’s dirty dealing, in-between lives. Ordinarily, that would have seemed far-fetched, but when … Continue reading

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I Thought that I’d Wait Until Late in the Day:

To Let You Know that I’m Stopping for Awhile, if not Forever I’m feeling tired, rundown, less than ideal these days. Part of it is due to the constant drip, drip, drip of negative news. Our family is fragmented. The … Continue reading

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I’m Beginning to Think that I’m Too Subtle Sometimes:

Let’s Start a Dialogue about the N-Word All joking aside, there are three recent posts of mine which attempted to connect the dots where harsh truth is concerned. The first was about Dred Scott, the second about Roe v. Wade … Continue reading

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Now That’s a Title: “Indian in the Cabinet” (2021)

Jody Wilson-Raybould (March 23, 1971) I meant to buy and read this book earlier, but too many things got in the way, until today. I knew she was an honest woman, from the time of the SNC-Lavalin affair from more … Continue reading

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And the (Legal Heart) Beat Goes On and On…

Roe V. Wade (January 22, 1973) They say that nothing divides a country more quickly than a law that limits the choices of 50% of the population. Roe v. Wade has been a thorn in the flesh of the United … Continue reading

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In American Politics, Turnabout is Fair Play

Birth of the Democratic Party (January 8, 1828) Having looked at the birth of the G.O.P. yesterday, I thought it only fair to do the same for the Democrats, today. Because my own leanings are slightly left of centre, this … Continue reading

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The Party on the Left is Now the Party on the Right

Birth of the Republican Party (March 20, 1854) After writing about Warren Harding yesterday afternoon, I began to remind myself that the Republican Party was a progressive platform to abolish slavery, or, at least, to limit its use in the … Continue reading

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Rev. Regent Roxy: Delivering a Message?

A Pawn Piece (1978 play): Act V (Page 30) (Curtain opens with one character on stage: ROXY. He is a short, fat man with a rodund face. He is wearing a light grey suit, with a black shirt. Near where … Continue reading

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