Monthly Archives: November 2018

Make Uganda Great Again

If you watch the movie, The Last King of Scotland, you may discern a theme of the Idi Amin regime: Make Uganda Great Again. Forest Whitaker won a well-deserved Oscar for his portrayal of the Ugandan strongman. Look. I can’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Where Crows Go To Die

Where do crows go to die? They clean up after others die, but who cleans up the dead crows? And yet, when was the last time you saw a dead crow? Squirrels, yes, you see their remains. Rarely you’ll see … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Trump Tweet Roundup

In the rush of Mercury about to go retrograde (which happens today), this past week was a blur. Dimly I recalled that President Donald Trump had tweeted about the Special Persecutor, Robert Mueller, going crazy. Now that Mercury is retrograde … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Locomotive Runs Off The Track

Imagine Humphrey Bogart as hard-bitten detective Philip Marlowe, saying to Lauren Bacall, “Newspapers are owned and published by rich men.” Hard to imagine? Yet that is exactly what a newspaperman explains to Philip Marlowe in Raymond Chandler’s novel, The Long … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Strange Things In Albion

In the Spear Shaker play, Henry V, the king walks and talks, in disguise, among his soldiers. Philosophical subjects are discussed, including that of kings and ceremonies: KING HENRY V: … For, though I speak it to you, I think … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Armistice Day Horror

Today, November 11, 2018, marks 100 years since Armistice Day. On November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m., the guns fell silent on the Western Front. Yet even on that very day, between dawn and 11 a.m., there was Armistice Day … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Chess Game Resumes

The barking dogs had interrupted the ongoing chess game of deep politics. It was a weary time. But now, “coincident” to the New Moon which arrived this morning, the subtle maneuvering has resumed. The latest breaking maneuver is the firing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment