Think Anew, Act Anew

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Maricopa County

This is a small story from America in July 2020. You may not see it many places. It’s a story about Maricopa County, Arizona. Author’s Note, July 30, 2020.  This … Continue reading

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Lincoln on the Coronavirus

  President Lincoln had some advice for us, 158 years ago.  

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Don’t Ignore the Emergency

  A friendly letter to the Democratic Presidential candidates, asking: who among you will sacrifice your own chance, to support someone else who can save American democratic institutions?    In … Continue reading

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The Front Page

The Home Page is right here. Recent Observations May 7, 2020 October 26, 2019 Canada had an election last week and everyone lost.   September 1, 2019 Can Britons unite … Continue reading

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Bibi uncorks the Bottle

The Israel-United Arab Emirates recognition agreement may be a stunt, or it may be a real opening to Palestinian statehood. Observations on the Israel-United Arab Emirates normalization agreement: For decades, … Continue reading

August 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

So long, Christie Blatchford

  Legendary journalist Christie Blatchford has passed away.  She more than earned her rest in peace. She was a brave, energetic, smart and big-hearted believer in justice and kindness. And … Continue reading

February 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

If You Can Keep It

  With a Mad King and his minions threatening liberty, America must see and defeat the danger – as it has before.    In the immediate aftermath of impeachment, President … Continue reading

February 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thank you, Don Cherry

  Sure, the bigoted old bugger deserved to be fired. But right to the end, he provided a valuable service to his country. *** It took Sportsnet, whoever they are, … Continue reading

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October 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Canada’s Unlikely October Revolution

October 21, 2019 will see Canadians elect 338 Members of Parliament. On October 22, 2019 an unlikely democratic revolution could happen. But only if the politicians who always lose, decide … Continue reading

October 13, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Volker Texts

  So now there is concrete, written proof of a conspiracy among Trump and his people to coerce Ukraine to interfere in the 2020 election, by withholding vital military assistance. … Continue reading

October 4, 2019 · Leave a comment