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The (Bad) Boys’ Club

“Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.” That is a quote from a March 1776 letter Abigail Adams wrote to her husband John. I’m not sure that is completely true, but it seems to me that all the world’s current tyrants and wannabe tyrants are male. If you, like the majority of my readers, is an American you can do something about not allowing the membership of the club to grow.

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Reflections Of An Old Man

I’m the somewhat rare Baby Boomer who will tell younger people they have it much harder than I did. That is simply the truth. I also have great hope for what my grandchildren’s (mainly today’s young adults) generation is capable of. Keep those two sentiments in mind as you continue to read this piece.

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It’s At Least Eight Years Old

This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.

The American-led West is in a second cold war with (now) Russia which also has a definite proxy war component. Although neither side will publicly admit it, the situation has existed for at least eight years.

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A Few Observations From Across The Atlantic

As an op-ed writer I’m entitled to express opinions but they should mostly be based on at least better than average knowledge of the subject matter at hand. I’d like to think I adhere to that “rule”; today will be a bit of an exception. That does not diminish the importance of some of my observations nor excuse you from giving them thought.

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Is The UK OK?

Perhaps a Yank should just keep his mouth shut when it comes to UK politics. I was a talker as a little boy in school and keeping my mouth shut has never been one of my strong suits. The UK is arguably America’s most important ally. It is a major economy and a global leader. Simply put, it is important!

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