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PHILOSOPHICAL DIFFERENCES

Some time back, I wrote a piece called “Returning to The Days of Silent Cal.” It talked about the 6 years that Republican Calvin Coolidge was president of the United States, from 1922-1928, when the federal government did essentially….nothing. 967 more words

"Ich bin Berliner" J.F.K.

The 67th annual Berlin International Film Festival is currently being held from 9 February to 18 February 2017 with Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven as President of the Jury.  325 more words

Life

Memories

I’ve had a theory for a long time that as years pass and we look back on our personal history and at the people and events that have come and gone in our lives, we develop something I call compressed remembrance. 631 more words

Who Said That

IN THE TRUMP ERA, BIG BROTHER MAY BE WATCHING YOU

It comes as no surprise that George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, “1984,” first published in 1949, is once again rising to the top of the New York Times best seller list. 917 more words

Economics

THE POWER BROKERS

We are continually reminded of the power of many of our politicians.  When this power at the national level is used for the betterment of our nation then we have a synergy between the politician and his constituents and the nation.  674 more words

Natalie Portman stars as Jackie in Kennedy movie

FILM REVIEW: This movie about Kennedy’s death takes the perspective of his widow, the dignified and elegant figure of Jackie Kennedy played by Natalie Portman. See my review here. http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/jackie-film/

The Inauguration of Donald Trump.

I vividly remember watching Obama’s first inauguration with my mother and father in January 2009.  It was an enormous occasion, overwhelming in the reality of  a black man becoming leader of the free world.   129 more words

Politics