Month: June 2016

The decision is taken. It will soon be time to grasp the nettle. The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union by a margin of 52% to 48%. The “Leave” vote was provided by England outside of London and, to a lesser extent, Wales. Scotland and Northern Ireland chose “Remain.” Currency and stock […]

On Thursday June 23, in a referendum known as Brexit, voters in the United Kingdom will decide to “Remain” in the European Union or to “Leave.” If they decide to “Remain,” that will be that. If they decide to “Leave” that might not be that. Parliament would have to act and protracted divorce negotiations with […]

We are down to two presumptive nominees and a whole bunch of sore losers, who think the election was rigged. There is also one actual, completely nominated ticket that will occupy the Libertarian line on all 50 state ballots in November. It features Gary Johnson, former Republican Governor of New Mexico, and Bill Weld, former […]

Early June was once a rather tense time of year. School was ending and soon an envelope would arrive. For you younger readers this was called a letter and it was the accredited method of saying something to someone who was not standing right in front of you. The envelope would contain an evaluation of […]