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Political Cartoons: March 2019

United States   Why I Quit… New American Civil War US Constitution: Checks and Balances Canada Optics: Is the Picture any Clearer? United Kingdom Was the Queen’s Hat a Hint? Brexit: Article 50

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War: What is it Good for?

Absolutely Nothing! Edwin Starr got it absolutely right when he sang this song. The whole point of war is to depopulate the world. At the same time, it can be a useful tool to frighten the people into surrendering their … Continue reading

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Was the Queen’s Hat a Hint?

Or a Misunderstood Gesture? In June of 2017, the Queen opened the UK Parliament with a speech about ‘a hard Brexit’ from the European Union. Her hat bore a striking resemblance to the EU flag, Everyone began speculating that she … Continue reading

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The Man Who Would Be King

King Charles III A short sequence repeated on The National last night highlighted a long-held belief that Prince Charles may never ascend the throne, although he has been preparing for the role of King since his birth.   Because the … Continue reading

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Just Add a Pinch of Blonde Rice

The Front Runner First of all, I have not seen this movie. That said, I remember the scandal that brewed around Gary Hart’s run for the Democratic Presidential Candidacy of 1987-8. In America, the term ‘ladies man’ took on a … Continue reading

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The Sins of the Father

Are Visited Upon the Children An interesting email popped into my account this morning. It was meant to be thought-provoking, and in a way it was. It was a series of statements essentially asking why affirmative actions by minorities are … Continue reading

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I’m an Anglophile from “Way Back When”

Roy of the Rovers Our Uncle Keith went to England with his family in 1960. He was working for Macmillan Publishers. That didn’t affect me, as a ten-year-old, until he started to send presents back home to me, the first … Continue reading

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