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Percy Blakeney

"They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That damned elusive Pimpernel."

Opportunity zones

Opportunity Zones Could Lift a Million People Out of Poverty

The Democrat Party has talked about lifting Americans out of poverty for over a half-century. Democrat bills have mostly been social safety net programs. They do not attain the results they promise. Democrats are good at promises, bad at results, and follow through.

Greece and Turkey

Will Greece and Turkey Go to War Again?

Greece is adding more military personnel and by developing the country’s defense industry. That is per a government statement last Monday. There is a tense standoff with Turkey that has led to concerns of open conflict between the two countries.

Greece and Turkey

Is the Caliphate Instigating Conflict?

Last Monday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was characterizing Greece’s forces as “dilapidated.” He is calling on Athens to seek a dialogue with Turkey. He is also criticizing the EU. The EU is backing EU member Greece in the dispute.

The NSA has violated our rights.

The NSA Has Violated Our Rights … It’s Official

After exposure by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, it took seven years. But last week a federal appeals court ruling came down. It says the Obama-Era NSA’s bulk collection of phone metadata was both illegal and unnecessary.

Coronavirus and the entrepreneur

Coronavirus and the Entrepreneur … David and Goliath

Michael Crawford is a former Walt Disney Co. executive. Crawford’s future is happy and without masks. It does not have people going out of their way to remain “6 FEET APART.” No more avoiding crowds on the supposition other people are a lethal threat all of the time. In short sanity rules.