Author Archives: Trevor

I watched this instead of the Presidential “Debate” – San Miguel, MX

I have been assured by many this was a better use of time.                                          

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Some more Refugee thoughts with video

I have been thinking again about the controversy in the United States around the issue of Refugees.  The United States recently hit Obama’s goal of bringing in Syrian Refugees. I wrote some thoughts on this in November last year in the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Currency Investing 9.7.2016

Article: JIM ROGERS: ‘If we all bought North Korean currency, we’d all be rich someday’ Friend: Yeah, I think it’s a bit more complicated than they make it out to be.  Syrian pound went up 20% after Bashar took power … Continue reading

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Oakland – Lake Merritt

Oakland – Lake Merritt Interesting scenic lake to wander around next to downtown Oakland.

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Postwar: Retribution

Post War 2. Retribution In Western Europe where real resistance had actually been some of the least in WWII the myth of resistance mattered most. Milices Patriotiques “Collaboration Horizontale” Hiroshima mon amour By April 1946 (Post WWII) 1,200 Jews were … Continue reading

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Postwar: The Legacy of War

Post War The Legacy of War “Everywhere there is a craving for miracles and cures.  The war has pushed the Neapolitans back to the middle ages”. – Norman Lewis,  Naples ’44 In September 1944 there were 7,487,000 foreigners working in … Continue reading

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Some EU Brexit Thoughts

Well the Brits now seem to be on their way out of the European Union.  A lot of things still need be worked out and its probably going to be a confusing mess for those involved in the logistics of … Continue reading

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Montreal Mafia

Back in March I took a short trip to Montreal and met a few people from New York.  I mentioned to some of these guys that I read awhile back about some mafia killings in Montreal.  In New York its … Continue reading

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Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945

I am admittedly am an extremely slow reader.  I started Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt in April 2014 and I am only now finishing it up.  I highly recommend the book.  The book is around … Continue reading

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Puebla, Mexico

From 2013 Trip to Mexico. Puebla, Mexico Churches everywhere in this city.

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