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Who Killed the Christmas Spirit?

Who killed Christmas? The air was sucked out of all of us this Christmas and new year as we heard of the tragic shooting by police, one was fatal, one a near miss. I can’t say we didn’t expect it, … Continue reading

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Somewhere between Uganda and Rwanda is paradise on Earth.

An ever perfect union If there was ever a perfect nation, it would be somewhere halfway between Uganda and Rwanda, with just enough rules but also, just enough crazy to make life fun. The ancient Greeks were torn between Athens … Continue reading

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Death of the Age of Heroes

The last Caudillo, no more heroes Judge not Lest you yourself be judged, that is the catch. You will be judged by the standards by which you judge others. Fidel Castro died this week, my wall of heroes is dead, … Continue reading

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Rwandaful PR is not enough

Why PR is not enough Rwandaful news   Rwandans treat development like a sport, we are Team Rwanda, but no else is playing.   Rwandans are addicted to praise, it fuels our government, when we haven’t had a story in … Continue reading

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Nyabingi

Nyabingi the goddess of abundance       We don’t know our own culture, the white colonizers were so thorough in destroying our history that we can only see fragments of it. Around 20 years ago I was talking to … Continue reading

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Trump: A Chance To Make Africa Great Again?

Trump might be good for Africa http://edition.cnn.com/2016/11/14/africa/the-conversation-trump-foreign-policy-africa/ Plantation politics Donald Trump was recently elected President, uberliberals warned us that the sky will collapse in on itself but it hasn’t happened so far. This was just to make us fearful, the … Continue reading

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Hubris Hubris, the fall of the Clintons

  Spousal privilege Political spouses are always powerful, that is why we all recognize First Ladies. Pillow talk, you know at the end of a hard day when he or she is at their most vulnerable they talk. What about … Continue reading

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