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Category Archives: politics
When I heard about the Boston bombing, I didn’t know what to think. I was reminded of a high school history class, when we learned why Americans don’t like socialists. You ever notice that in the USA they don’t celebrate … Continue reading
Whatever you say about Chavez, one thing is certain. He won elections. He was popular. He is genuinely mourned. In other words, his people loved him. That may not be true for all his people. Some voted against him, and, … Continue reading
“North Korea is already tied up in layers of sanctions. They don’t seem to have have any impact. ” Says Lucy Williamson for the BBC. Little does she know, the sanctions do have an impact, and a big one. The … Continue reading
With Valentines coming soon, many men are looking for the perfect gift for their sweethearts. But, some of history’s most noteworthy men spent the day without a sweetheart, and perhaps were too busy to even think about finding one. So … Continue reading
“The kris is the warrior’s last refuge, as the Javanese will run amuck, like other Malays, when anger, shame, or grief has carried him past all bounds, and, stabbing at every one in the way, friend or enemy alike, is … Continue reading
Last time, we spoke to Joseph Ohler Jr. about his career prospects working from leaving the University in Wisconsin to working at pizza Hut. And, we promised that we’d show how history shaped Mr Ohler’s career.. Well, the Employee for … Continue reading
(A Republican fight against free trade and an out of control financial industry) Because Do you remember 1893-4 — the free soup houses, bank failures, thousands of men out of work and the bread line? Do you remember at this … Continue reading
Last Monday, the locals were talking about the news. (Okay, so I provoked the conversation.) You’ve heard them probably, the limits of free speech have been debated this month. Instead of going straight to those cases, however, I’d like … Continue reading
Sometimes, people ask for my advice. And, sometimes I give good advice, even excellent advice. And, what is the response to the good advice? It’s often “evidence” that I’m wrong. People send me links from journalists who pander to their … Continue reading