2017

ON TO MARS…OR BUST (…is just due perhaps because…it’s there!) There are now reports that some folks, such as Mr. Elon Musk, are seriously setting their sights on our red planet neighbor…Mars…and aiming to colonize it by planting some million

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INFRASTRUCTURE FOR OUR 21st CENTURY… (…has yet to become a reality because of myopia and lack of vision) President Trump’s pronouncements about his grand plans to refurbish and restore our national infrastructures…by spending billions on repairs to our roadways, bridges,

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THESE ARE THE SMOKY HINTS AND WHIFFS… (…about efforts to conceal a foreign source of campaign funding) After hearing testimonies from various senior intelligence services officials, former FBI director Comey, and now, Attorney General Sessions, about Russian-Trump connections during last

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WITHDRAWING FROM THE FOREFRONT… (isn’t much better than leading from rear) President Trump’s formal declaration that he’s pulling America out of the Paris Climate Accord is just one more politically driven action aimed at pandering to that very narrow base

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MEMORIAL DAY… (another from a long, long trail a-winding…back to what seems like ancient history…now) This is not one of our favorite celebrations of the year. There are just too many somber reflections in our mind about it…another from a

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MURDER MOST FOUL… (…by another mad-dog rampage of mayhem and slaughter…) The recent suicide bomber attack in Manchester, England, was murder most foul…by another mad-dog rampage of mayhem and slaughter. It once again makes clear that the world community faces

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YES, VIRGINIA, THERE’S HILLARITY TONIGHT…IN MOSCOW… (because of Czar Vladimir’s vulpine grins about his successful disruptive plays with Washington) Much like peeling an onion the story behind any Trump connections with Russia seems to be unfolding, layer by layer. In

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SCULLDUGGERIES IN THE SCULLERIES… (…at the core of that political swampland by the Potomac we call Washington, D.C.) We Americans have a long history of political muggings and other shoddy dirty tricks made by the players inhabiting our venal halls

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ALLONS ENFANTS DE LA PATRIE… (…nos jours de grand boulot sont arrives…) Gallic common sense seems to have prevailed in the recent French presidential elections. Whether the same thing will happen with the National Assembly elections coming up in June…remains

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A CLUE WHY OUR WORLD SEEMS TO BE TURNING UPSIDE DOWN… (…is because maybe the Mayans had already figured that out) No, we haven’t been indulging in California’s recreational weed products, but, as usual when we go through our annual

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