THE ROYAL REPUBLIC OF KANADOODLE

The Queen is dead, long live the King!   You have to hand it to the Brits - they really know how to go all out with the pomp and hoopla around any big royal event.  The death of Queen E Two has provided monarchists worldwide with the greatest show in royal history.  Aside from …

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9/11 REVISITED

It’s been twenty-one years since the al-Qaeda attacks of 9/11 and the occasion was marked in America this week by a number of ceremonies commemorating the nearly three thousand people killed.   The attack itself was a message for North Americans who, up until then, were remarkably insulated from the radical ideologies that spawn global terrorism.  …

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MEN IN BLACK (AND A WOMAN)

Isn’t that Super-Preen Court in ‘Murica something?  As if striking down federal law related to abortion isn’t enough, they’ve overturned state legislation related to gun control and wiped out legislation aimed at saving the planet from climate change catastrophe.   Talk about your men in black (and one woman).  I can hardly wait for the justices …

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THE COST OF WAR

With inflation running wild, prices skyrocketing, world-wide supply chains in disarray, climate calamities an every day occurrence, agricultural output sagging, investment markets in a tail-spin and Vlad (the impaler) Pootine’s war in the U-Crane still raging, the average person is feeling the financial squeeze.  In fact, the only people with a reason to smile are …

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