Tag Archives: war

Just a Love-Sick Roman Soldier

Mark Antony (January 14, 83 BCE – August 10, 30 BCE) In my opinion, this individual‘s reputation has not been served very well by history. As always the victor’s version of events is what gets written down for succeeding generations. … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Disaster?

Cheese Curd Turkey Sausage Burger Donald Trump has served the world a ‘new’ version of a Middle East classic… A few Kurds on the side of a Turkey sausage meal, heated on a Syrian frypan. It’ll leave a bad taste … Continue reading

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U.S. Drones on/about Iran

Yesterday, the United States of America went to the brink of war about the shooting down of its drone over Iran, but then pulled back. If the drone had really been in international airspace, the US would have had the … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Civil Disobedience

Extradition Protests My friend, Christina, alerted me to an upcoming celestial event which involved Saturn and the Moon. She asked me if it had any special significance. Since the Moon circles the Earth every 28 days or so, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Siege of Orleans: Jeanne d’Arc

The Maid of Orléans On this day in history in 1429, Joan of Arc (as she is known in English) arrived at Orléans with her French soldiers and helped to lift the siege that the English had laid during the … Continue reading

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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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Living in a Safe Universe

Survive or Thrive? The media has presented its viewing audience (its consumers, really) with a diet of negativity. We are told daily about ‘bad’ people who are threatening our very way of life. Does this impinge on your consciousness? You’re … Continue reading

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