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A Short History of Recent British Voting

Explanation Following the 1707 Act of Union, Scotland and England & Wales united to become the Kingdom of Great Britain. The 1800 Act of Union united the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland to form the Kingdom … Continue reading

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TURKEY, VENEZUELA AND THE SEPARATION OF POWERS

A few days ago I was at the gym. I looked up at a large screen TV to see a news report on the Mother of All Protests taking place in downtown Caracas, Venezuela. The political opposition had mobilized thousands … Continue reading

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The Inauguration

A few days ago a new president was sworn into office. He is a wealthy property developer with no previous political experience. He has been married several times and has five children. He was elected on a slate of goals … Continue reading

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Islam and its Relation to the West – Part 3 – Three Signs of Hope

Earlier this month I was invited to speak at a formal dinner of a secular association on the subject of Islam and its relation to the West. I have expanded my presentation and am posting it in three parts. This … Continue reading

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Islam and its Relation to the West – Part 2 – Three Areas of Concern

Earlier this month I was invited to speak at a formal dinner of a secular association on the subject of Islam and its relation to the West. I have expanded my presentation and am posting it in three parts. This … Continue reading

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Islam and its Relation to the West – Part 1 – Three Areas of Tension

Earlier this month I was invited to speak at a formal dinner of a secular association on the subject of Islam and its relation to the West. I have expanded my presentation and am posting it in three parts. In … Continue reading

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Affordable Healthcare Part 2

Last October I shared my Health Insurance story with some comments on the Affordable HealthCare Act of 2010. I’m continuing the story here. I am self-employed & for the last ten years I have purchased my own medical insurance through … Continue reading

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