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CLOSING OUT ANOTHER…ANNO HORRIBILIS… (and hoping that this next one will be slightly less so…) Not much we can say about this past year of 2017 other than…we’re glad we’re able to be closing out another…anno horribilis…and hoping that this

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IT’S OFF TO ASIA WE GO… (hi…ho…hi…ho…to dealie-oh…it’s off to Asia we go…) Despite growing rumbles of more troubles to come from the investigation into his campaign’s connections with Russia’s meddling in the 2016 elections, the President is off on

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THE TWO KOREAS (…residual victims of Cold War conflicts) Most people don’t know this but Korean history reaches far back in time when it was, perhaps, the most advanced culture and society in its region, with its influences reaching out

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A LATTER-DAY VERSION OF JACKSONIAN ERA REMOVALS… (…in support of a politically correct cause-du-jour) The continuing public furor over the events in Charlottesville, is now stampeding elected public officials…Mayors, State legislators, Governors, and members of Congress…to jump onto that bandwagon

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NORTH KOREA…A BLACK HOLE OF POTENTIAL DISASTER… (…whose paranoia could suck everyone around it into useless conflict) North Korea’s continued atomic saber rattling, especially with its open display of developing high end missile technology, is becoming a black hole of

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A NIGHTMARISH VISION OF GOING BACK TO THE FUTURE (…just because a big bad-boy dreams of playing with very nasty toys) Memories of the Korean War are bad enough for anyone who lived through it, so having a nightmarish vision

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MAKING NICE WHILE TALKING TOUGH WITH EACH OTHER… (in a setting of ostentatious grand luxury) Things have really changed in this world of ours. Who could have guessed, even just a few short months ago, that the leader of the

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HAS NORTH KOREA BECOME AN ASYLUM RUN BY BI-POLAR INMATES… (…aiming for another round of aggression?) Ever since the end of WWII, when we and our erstwhile Soviet Russian wartime allies partitioned the Korean peninsula for occupation purposes, much in

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DON’T CRY TO ME…AMERICA… (…it’s just a bit of Peronismo to tide you over…don’t you know.) President Trump’s flurry of executive orders from his first week of work suggests his term in that Oval Office will create an even more

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THE FIRST DEBATE…EQUIVALENT TO A NASTY FOOD-FIGHT… (…between two kids squabbling over which one is offering us the better brownbag menu) The first debate of the 2016 Presidential campaign flooded out over the broadcast channels last night. As usual, it

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