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The Virus Creates its Very Own Potentates

The Virus Creates its Very Own Potentates

    By Sigrid Weidenweber It seems that the new circumstances of our lives make some governors believe that they are now invested with all kinds of powers and privileges—that the capabilities of the virus empower them to act with the force of dictators. Listening to the news, you might have gathered examples of this […]

We Can’t All Quit | Today Draconian Rules and Isolation—Tomorrow What?

We Can’t All Quit | Today Draconian Rules and Isolation—Tomorrow What?

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Ever since I came to America, I have found Americans to be the kindest people on the planet. They co-operate, they give money to good causes and, they give freely of themselves. They have a can-do spirit and the freedom to operate in a manner allowing them to accomplish great […]

What China Could not do Through Business and Politics, it Achieved with a Small Virus

What China Could not do Through Business and Politics, it Achieved with a Small Virus

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Viruses, bacteria and fungal-driven illnesses have been plaguing man since time immemorial. But never has a virus shut down the entire world. Yet, China, with one small virus managed to eviscerate its enemy and competitor by turning a virus loose from its laboratories. Even during times of the plague, a […]

Democrats Unveiled— Think and Believe as We Do—Or Else

Democrats Unveiled— Think and Believe as We Do—Or Else

    By Sigrid Weidenweber No Republican ever threatened the members of the Supreme Court to influence one of their decisions. Oh, they hinted and wished that things would go their way, but they never issued threats or refused to obey the law instituted by the court. Although, there had been calls for biased justices […]

Malaise and Ennui of the Protected or the American Taxpayer and the Folks in Europe

Malaise and Ennui of the Protected or the American Taxpayer and the Folks in Europe

    By Sigrid Weidenweber For as long as I can remember, America was the shield between Russia, the former Soviet Union, and West Germany. I grew up in the secure knowledge that if Russia’s military would cross the border, American might would protect Germany, and with it, all of Europe. I must remind you […]

Women’s Health Issues That Are Ignored

Women’s Health Issues That Are Ignored

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Lately, it’s that time of life, I find myself discussing subjects with women friends that are never spoken of anywhere else. They are the things so often couched in the vague term female problems. And, as our hormonal and anatomical changes are of no interest to anyone but ourselves, we […]

Our Brave New World Without Binary Males and Females

Our Brave New World Without Binary Males and Females

    By Sigrid Weidenweber “All sexual activity arises in the brain,” said one of my psychology professors over forty years ago. In that statement he included how people see themselves other than the binary male and female state of their biology. Biology determines the sex with which we are born, and with few exceptions, […]

Decorum and Behavior—Signs of a Person’s Inner Worth

Decorum and Behavior—Signs of a Person’s Inner Worth

    By Sigrid Weidenweber During a long good life, I have had the opportunity to study and observe many cultures, societies and single individuals. Studying anthropology, I am familiar with many cultures and societies. In the best of them, not always the ones we deem civilized, my colleagues and I observed that their most […]

Brexit Saves Britannia

Brexit Saves Britannia

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11 PM London time, the European Union lost one of its most powerful, wealthy members. Despite machinations and setting of obstacles, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, the new Prime Minister, pulled forcefully through all adversity and accomplished what he set out to do—Brexit. So, why […]

Falsehoods, Boredom and The Rebuttal

Falsehoods, Boredom and The Rebuttal

    By Sigrid Weidenweber When the most interesting article in the Wall Street Journal is a Life and Arts piece—Revelry Restored in Bruegel’s “Wedding Dance,” (Wednesday, January 1, 2020), despite the Impeachment is going on, boredom has reached a high mark. Yes, it has. I gave up listening to House proceedings after the first […]

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