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Trump lands on Greenland, offers to trade for Puerto Rico and 3 golf courses

Maybe Trump thinks world domination is like Monopoly or Ticket to Ride. He wants to buy Greenland? BUY Greenland? In 2019. The colonialist mentality just doesn’t end, does it? Does President Trump know that nearly 90% of Greenland’s population is … Continue reading

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A Belonging

Originally posted on The Out And Abouter:
U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.  I remember when Somalian refugees began arriving in Toronto in the early 90’s, as a civil war rendered their home nation dangerous and uncertain, and no place for families…

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Racism, and finding a way forward towards a world based on compassion (rather than on money and power)

I haven’t been writing many blog posts recently. Why? I’ve been too worn down by the increasing nastiness in the world, including from world leaders whose words should attempt to encourage every single citizen to feel included, providing them with … Continue reading

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And the folly of governments keeps on marching along

In perusing our overflowing bookshelves for something to read last weekend, I happened to pull out Barbara Tuchman’s The March of Folly, an old goldie from 1984. Oh my goodness, talk about the old saying, “History has a tendency to … Continue reading

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Peace on earth, goodwill towards all: wouldn’t that be nice!

It’s the Christmas season. Whether you lean more towards spiritual traditions or secular ones – or both – it’s the time when songs and greeting cards ring out with heartwarming messages of Peace, Joy, Love, and Goodwill towards all. Hmm. I’m … Continue reading

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Rake News from Finland

Originally posted on Common Sense and Whiskey:
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100 years of Remembrance Days: what we remember and what we forget

November 11, 2018. One hundred years since the signing of the. Armistice that ended World War I.  One hundred years of remembering the many, many sacrifices made by millions upon millions of people. Horrific sacrifices. Heartbreaking sacrifices. For far too … Continue reading

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