Category Archives: Politics – United States

Deplorables

From a column by Maureen Sullivan, “Why I’m Loving This”, New York Times, November 9, 2016: I saw this result coming over the summer. In July, five police officers were ambushed in Dallas and three more were killed in Baton … Continue reading

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More Sensitive War

From an article by Olivier Knox, then of Agence France-Presse, “Cheney mocks Kerry’s ‘sensitive war on terror’”, National Post, August 12, 2004, p. A12: Dick Cheney mocked John Kerry yesterday for vowing to wage a “more sensitive” war on terrorism, … Continue reading

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Tradition

From James Kuhnhenn, Knight Ridder Newspapers, “U.S. Democrats accuse Bush of making Iraq issue political”. Toronto Star, September 26, 2002: A10: The congressional debate over waging war with Iraq lost its bipartisan lustre yesterday in a burst of anger from … Continue reading

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Murder Recall

Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (reproduced with permission): This morning, sixty years ago, my father, William Walter Remington, was attacked and murdered in prison, though he clung to life for the weekend. I wonder how many countless people have … Continue reading

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Novel Father

Neil Remington Abramson has started a novel about the life of his father, William Walter Remington, murdered in prison at the age of 37, when Neil was barely a year old. Neil has reflected on his father’s circumstances on a … Continue reading

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Past Gold II

My friend, Neil Remington Abramson, wrote recently about those who advocate and those who oppose a return to the gold standard, in relation to currency evaluation. Neil’s comments were referenced specifically to a recent Toronto Star opinion piece by David … Continue reading

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Quasi-Republican

My friend, Neil Remington Abramson, son of William Remington, with dual Canadian-American citizenship, has a particular interest in U.S. politics. He commented on the Republican National Convention as follows (e-mail correspondence reproduced with permission): It isn’t clear whether I am … Continue reading

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