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A Pall Settles Over America
By David Reavill · 1 week ago
I see it in their eyes, downcast and wary. I see it in their steps, shuffling and tentative. When they talk, they use a word I rarely hear, depressed. These are the producers, those who ...
An Exciting Year
By Larry Farmer · 2 weeks ago
An Exciting Year It started in late 1965. After being energized by the Goldwater campaign of 1964, I decided to find a way to make my voice heard. The vehicle I chose was the Western ...
The Windsors
By Larry Farmer · 2 weeks ago
The Windsors In the early 1700’s Queen Anne of the Stuart royal family died. Her nearest Protestant relative was chosen to succeed her. He was George I of Hanover (a German province). George I could ...
How Can We Tell The Difference
By Larry Farmer · 3 weeks ago
How Can We Tell The Difference In the book Animal Farm, the revolutionary animals conducted a successful uprising. Afterwards they begin to adopt the culture and lifestyle of their human opponents. At the end of ...
Does The UK’s Brexit Plan Breach International Law?
By Alex Belsey · 1 month ago
On the 14th June 2022, the UK Contact Group Co-Chairs David McAllister, Bernd Lange and Nathalie Loiseau issued a statement following a meeting with Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič, which addressed concerns that The Northern ...
Best Smart Tv Under 30000 - Tech To Review
By Ronan James · 4 days ago
The days are gone when the was a status of social media. Given the large variety of Smart LED TVs available in the market today, it may be challenging to choose the best smart TV ...
Couple almost lose their home over botched taxes
By Doug Schofield · 1 month ago
My wife and I live in the Park Ave. area in Rochester, NY. In 2017 our mortgage lender Planet Home Lending, whose responsibility it was to pay our taxes from escrow, paid our Monroe County ...
What's Troubling The Stock Market? It's Missiles, Not Basis Points
By David Reavill · 1 month ago
Speaking before the United Nations last Wednesday, President Biden referred to the Ukraine War as brutal and senseless. More than a few investors might have thought he was referring to the stock market, which has ...
Why airlines climate change, sustainable jet fuel plan is lagging behind in electric cars and vehicles
By Jimit Patel · 4 weeks ago
American Airlines plane parked at New York's LaGuardia International Airport. In 1928, a person crossed the Atlantic; in 2018, 4.3 billion passenger trips were recorded. Although some people managed to avoid it even before covid ...
The World Divides
By David Reavill · 2 months ago
Seventy-Five years ago, Winston Churchill proclaimed that the world was dividing into two camps. The Cold War had begun. Last week Vladimir Putin made the same observation to another audience. -- He lacks the rhetorical ...
Beloved Scooby-Doo Character Gets a Rename
By Jake Johner · 1 month ago
Who remembers waking up early Saturday morning, crawling from your warm bed out to the living room floor or couch, enveloped in your blanket; hitting the power button on your television set and sneaking in ...
The End Of The "New World Order?"
By David Reavill · 2 months ago
Imagine if leaders representing nearly half the world's population were to meet, and it didn't make the nightly news. Very little has been reported in the Western Press about the latest meeting of the Shanghai ...
The height of human heinousness: Palestine-Israel Conflict
By Rahnuma Ramisa · 1 month ago
90 000 displaced in Gaza. 5 590 Palestinians killed between 2008 and 2020. 95% Gaza’s water unfit for human use. For around a century, millions of Palestinians have been constantly alienated, displaced and injured. Their ...
Cumberland Academy: A School with a Rich History and a Bright Future
By Donald Urick · 1 month ago
The Cumberland Academy is a school that has a long and illustrious history, as well as an exciting and promising future. Since 1785, the institution has been educating young people, and to this day, it ...
World food crisis
By K. Tharini Prathiba Peiris · 2 months ago
World food crisis Many nations are struggling with rising food insecurity, which is undoing years of progress and threatening the accomplishment of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The impact of the Russian invasion on ...
Stop The Violence Celebrity Basketball 2022
By Dee Jones · 3 months ago
Chicago is one of the largest cities in the US known for tourism, music/entertainment, fashion, its beautiful skylines, delicious food and architecture. In all its splendor, it has become plagued by violence in impoverished neighborhoods ...
Pence Was In Charge
By Larry Farmer · 3 months ago
Pence Was In Charge I have a theory that Mike Pence was calling many of the shots when Donald Trump was President. To begin with, I don’t believe Trump or his inner circle expected to ...
The Taiwan Cock-Up
By Miroslav N. · 2 months ago
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan deserves a special place in the ever-expanding annals of political dumbfuckery. Without anything resembling proper diplomatic preparation, she hopped on a plane and ...
Those Who Live In Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones
By Larry Farmer · 3 months ago
Those Who Live In Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones Since the Syrian Civil War and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, I’ve noticed Americans of all political persuasions suddenly talking about war crimes, generally inhumane methods ...
Three Presidents
By Larry Farmer · 3 months ago
Three Presidents Sometimes things don’t work out as people expect. This statement is true across all walks of life and throughout human history. In politics we often hear of unintended consequences. Whenever a law is ...