Today is Boxing Day. I’m not going to go into the genesis; it has basically evolved into the big day for returning Christmas presents to retailers. Sometimes it is a swap based on size or color. Often it is simply returning and getting cash or store credit for something you simply do not want. There is a political version of that called elections. With all that in mind let’s explore. Continue reading Return The “Gifts”
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It is easy for American political junkies to think the sky is falling and it is only happening to us. Last week another example of the fact that we are not alone came out of the United Kingdom. During this ordeal one of the few sources of solace has been Washington Post opinion writer Eugene Robinson. Please allow me to juxtapose and slightly elaborate on those two facts. Continue reading It’s International
I don’t plan to put forth one original thought today. The title Purloined Wisdom is exactly what I intend to pass along. Much of it comes from the reading I was able to complete during my late December break from writing; other pearls were acquired via the simple but important act of listening to what wise people had to say. Wherever possible I will credit whomever I gleaned from. Let’s explore. Continue reading Purloined Wisdom
Abject Failure – Part One
Much has been made of President Trump’s first 100 days in office which won’t officially end until this Saturday. I decided to review them a bit ahead of time which will entail a few predictions. Today’s article is part one and it will be followed by parts two and three on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. All the articles will be written a day or days prior to publishing. Let’s explore; Saturday you can see how clear my crystal ball was. Continue reading Abject Failure – Part One
No Exit Brexit?
The title of this article is almost an oxymoron. The very term Brexit is a combination of the words “British” and “exit” implying the UK would exit the EU. Remarkably just one week after the fateful vote by the populous to exit it appears the exit could possibly never take place. Continue reading No Exit Brexit?