Ok, so, in the next instalment of uppity quasi-Canadian with an opinion, let me say first that American politics is soOOooo different from Canadian, at many levels. Not the least of which is the epic drama of American elections, of the rise and fall of candidates, over months and months and months, of speeches, debates, out on the campaign trail, the back and forth, the … Continue reading How To Inoculate The Infection Of The Authoritarian Right-Wing Movement In America; Or At least A Good Start
In and around the dawns early light, I stumble out of bed and zombie walk to the door to let my old dog out, so she doesn’t pee on the floor. It’s my morning ritual, of late, from experience of mopping the floor when I fail to recognize the urgency in her cold nose when she wakes me, that I have seconds not minutes or … Continue reading The Politics Of Distraction, And Why The Republican Controlled Senate Is Doing Nothing To Protect U.S. Elections
As a student of history, a person who spends as much time watching documentaries and TV progs on ancient history as I do crime drama’s or leftist YouTube channels, I sometimes suppose my perspective is a bit different. Basically, because once you begin to look back, and the farther that one goes back, you do begin to see these patterns, the rising and falling of … Continue reading The Ups And Downs Of Ignorance And The Rise Of Fascism
Full disclosure – I actually have to sometimes remind myself of the other things going on in the world, unrelated to politics, such can be the almost obsessive bent I can go on. And besides British mysteries and crime dramas, I dive in to the deep end of politics and pundits on the daily, first thing, java in hand, wiping sleep from my eyes. And, … Continue reading Will A Spectacle Fit For The Roman Coliseum Satisfy Them?
Was thinking how that most people I meet find out I’m really American, and not a Canadian, when they have just finished saying something derogatory about that land where I was born, and lived in a tiny trailer till I was 2 1/2. I will smile and just say I’m American, and watch their expression change – ah, yes, it is those simple things in life that keep me amused. Continue reading By The Dawn’s Early Light
Being the passionate mouthpiece I am, it may surprise some to know I have seriously thought of wandering off to the land of kumbaya, write only poetry and take only pictures, and forget all this, the political chaos, the lies, the amorality, racism, perhaps the very dismantling of Democracy, it is a wonder I don’t. I mean, I make nothing from it, benefits me in … Continue reading How Many Are Caught In The Narcissists Web?