Category Archives: Politics

Thou Shalt Not Mess With Women

Notwithstanding the justice of their cause, one cannot help but admire the attention-getting wit of the reverend having “- Fallopians 19:73” as the citation on her sign which she carried in the Women’s March on Seattle on the day after … Continue reading

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A century on: Why Arabs resent Sykes-Picot

Click on the link below for what seems to me to be an excellent clarification. A century on: Why Arabs resent Sykes-Picot Part of my upbringing was in that part of the world so I feel for the people. The … Continue reading

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Paris attacks illustrate the power of mockery

At my secondary school in Malta, I was privileged┬áto learn the modern history of Europe at a course that used the satirical cartoons of Punch magazine. We also learned English history with reference to the pamphleteers of the Tudor era. … Continue reading

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Justin Trudeau Frightens Me

I saw this article this morning and soon after reading it I heard Cardinal Collins of Toronto┬ábeing interviewed on Newstalk 1010 radio. I’m so glad that the cardinal is speaking out. This is what I posted to my Facebook Timeline: … Continue reading

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We Seem Blind to This Shame

I had thought that the Nazi horrors were the ultimate in deliberate, historical evil up to and including this century. Not so. The situation in DR Congo started centuries ago and still continues. Yet do we realise it? If we … Continue reading

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