Tag Archives: United States history

Royal Wedding 2018

The Kiss Well, here we go again. With all the nasty news happening around us, it was a relief to have a ‘happy ending’ for a change. Fairy tale weddings are always welcome, but this one seemed to be a … Continue reading

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Did James Earl Ray Kill MLK Jr?

Or Was He Just the Patsy? We always breathe a collective sigh of relief when the ‘bad guys’ are caught after some atrocious event, such as the assassination of a prominent person. Such was the effect of James Earl Ray … Continue reading

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NAFTA: a Canadian Perspective

North American Free Trade Agreement Donald Trump made an election promise to the American people. Actually he made many promises, never thinking that he’s have to keep any of them, because he expected to lose. The particular promise I wish … Continue reading

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Wall Street Bombing a Century Ago

September 16, 1920 @ 12:01 pm EDT For those of us living now, the biggest terrorist attacks would seem to be a modern phenomenon. But that is not true. Here’s one from a century ago that tried to strike at … Continue reading

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Free Press: Your Government Lies To You

The Post We went to see this Academy Awards nominee picture last night. Even though, as a student of history, one knows how it turns out (like Apollo 13), one has to admire the storytelling of Steven Spielberg. And the … Continue reading

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Uncivil War

The tiki torch parade on the eve of the Charlottesville, Virginia protest march was nothing short of a visual provocation. There can be no other explanation. The organizers knew that it would inflame the “Alt” Left and bring out an … Continue reading

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Guns, Guns, Guns

God Speed, Mother Nature When the Guess Who produced this song, there was an awareness that there were differences between the USA and Canada which couldn’t be more defined than in the rights of citizens to bear arms, or not. … Continue reading

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