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HEADING BACKWARDS TO SQUARE ONE AGAIN… (…and much too close to the line for a confrontation that could destroy us all) The current major NATO exercise going on in Poland seems to be another exercise in saber rattling which can

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HOW THE INFECTIOUS DYSENTERY OF POPULISM CAN SPREAD… (…whenever discontent with a non-responsive status quo abounds…) The English have let a populist mood stampede them right out of the European Union’s collective, into an ocean of economic and other uncertainties

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THE BRITISH ARE LEAVING!…THE BRITISH ARE LEAVING? (…well kinda…maybe…maybe not…) Everyone is on tenterhooks about the upcoming referendum in England to decide whether they should quit or stay as a member of the European Union. It’s hard to say which

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A TIDAL WAVE OF DESPERATE HUMANITY (…seeking refuge from criminal tyranny and indiscriminate barbarous violence) There’s only one way to describe what’s happening to Europe today…it’s being swamped by a tidal wave of desperate humanity seeking refuge from criminal tyranny

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EXPECTING GREECE OR ANY MEMBERS TO IMPOSE FISCAL SELF-DISCIPLINE (…wss to believer the EU was capable of herding…cats) The resounding NO vote result of Greece’s referendum brings their country’s situation and the EU/IMF to the brink of critical mass…which could

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SOUNDING MUCH LIKE THE JAWBONING OF ASSES… (…and that ain’t the way Sampson did it) The Russia-Ukraine crisis rumbles on…and off…and on…and off. Another dismal example of what happens when – talk- is the only response to aggression. The problem

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A LONG TRAIL OF AN INSANITY OF ERRORS (…leading to the human tragedy of some three hundred people dying…for no good reason) The destruction of the Malaysian airliner as it passed at high altitude over the Ukraine is the result

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SHORT-SIGHTED PERSPECTIVES CREATE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES (which are…further driving the Russia bear to cozy up to the Chinese dragon…) Both the EU and the US have probably shot themselves in the foot, so to speak, by the way they’ve handled the

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