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Update: Ukraine Part 1

Update: Ukraine part 1 It’s been an entire year since I’ve visited my favorite European country.  Usually, when you revisit an area, you can see subtle changes, but it’s still pretty much the same.  Not true for Ukraine. My first trip to Ukraine was 2008, just before the crash.  Viktor Yuschenko was President, and Yulia […]

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Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina….

  Don’t cry for me, Argentina Politics and rugby.  For this guy, it doesn’t get much better than this.  I got to watch the Argentinian team run rampant through the Rugby World cup, showing a strength and agility that a top tier team would envy.  It’s hard to push the Australians around, but push them […]


The Spirit of American Exceptionalism

Boy, oh boy.  What a weekend for this political warrior.  First, I went to Chicago, the bad horror show of politics that has plagued America for over 100 years now.  Second, I went to see the USA Eagles play the Australian Wallabies.  The Wallabies, who aren’t nearly as cuddly as they sound, are ranked third […]

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It’s Really Simple: Racism is Bad.

Its Really Simple:  Racism is Bad.   I have been thinking about the Charleston shooting daily since it happened last Wednesday, June 17. That is not to say that I have had a lot of “thoughts” about the tragedy, but just that I have been thinking about it a lot. So, I suppose I would […]