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Tabletop Roundup #10 -- 7 Wonders, Dark Moon, Operation F.A.U.S.T., Space Cadets

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The pace of new games has unfortunately slowed a bit lately, but a recent weekend vacation filled with beer, food, and games has me writing again.   1,050 more words


The Next Phase

It’s back.

Like the monster in a B-grade Hollywood movie that refuses to stay in the grave, the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), the so-called trade treaty that many of us had assumed dead,  817 more words

What’s going on in Burkina Faso?

Interesting summary and analysis of what prompted the recent attempted counter-coup in Burkina Faso, and what the underlying causes were and what may happen next. Hopefully large-scale violence like in Burundi and Central African Republic can be avoided.

Blood, Sweat and Tears: Africa's Doomed Vicious Cycle

“As large parts of the world age, Africa grows younger by the day! The youthful sons of daughters and Africa are our incredible resource and are reaching out for a new future.” These are the inspiring words of Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, during the Global Entreprenuership Summit 2015. 550 more words


Trump warns: Syrian refugees could instigate military coup in the US

Republican front-runner Donald Trump warns Americans that Syrian refugees could instigate a military coup once on American soil. “This could be the ultimate Trojan horse!” he says, as quoted by the… 82 more words

Political Dog

Why Presidential guards seize power?

AFROBLOGGER Monitoring News

The leaders of the coup in Burkina Faso were from the presidential guard. So what
makes officers who are meant to protect democratically elected presidents be the ones who seize power to unconstitutionally?  579 more words

Bukina Faso

UWP Deny Coup Rumors, Pleads Incompetence As Defense

The opposition UWP was quick to refute the “coup” rumors that have been running rampant throughout the local grapevine ever since the Senate President’s bombshell on his talk-show. 109 more words