Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Dies At Age 96 In The Platinum Jubilee Year of Her Reign

September 8, 2022 at 8:26 pm (Commentary, Geopolitics and International Relations, History, News, Obituaries, Personal essays) ()

Queen Elizabeth II
1926-2022

She was born in an age of civility and grace.

As the world and its morals and culture rapidly descended into barbarism, savagery and decadence around her, she remained a steadfast symbol of that long lost bygone age.

Her death truly marks the end of an era.

R.I.P Your Majesty.

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Mikhail Gorbachev Dies At Age 91

August 30, 2022 at 9:52 pm (Commentary, Geopolitics and International Relations, History, International Intrigue, News, Obituaries, Personal essays) (, )


Mikhail Gorbachev
1931-2022
The last leader of the Soviet Union

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (March 2nd 1931-August 30th 2022) the former President of the Soviet Union and the former General-Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party has died at the age of 91.

He peacefully ended the Cold War, allowed the dismantling of the Berlin Wall and allowed the nations of Central and Eastern Europe to leave the Soviet Warsaw Pact orbit.

Gorbachev was a Russian equivalent of Czechoslovakian President Alexander Dubcek (the architect of the 1968 Prague Spring) – he tried to bring about “Communism with a human face” but as some wise commentator noted, “He was trying to reform the irreformable.”

The USSR collapsed in 1991 and in 1999 U.S. President Bill Clinton launched a 78 day NATO bombing campaign against Serbia (a long standing ally of Russia) and as a result Russian President Boris Yeltsin spent the spring and summer of 1999 appointing and then firing Prime Ministers left, right and center until he could finally find one who’d stand up against the West (who refused to regard Russia as an equal partner).

He finally found one in Vladimir Putin whom he appointed Prime Minister of Russia on August 9th 1999.

Yeltsin resigned as President of Russia on the last day of December 1999 and Putin became President.

Of course the brainless mainstream media in the West would not see the connection between the hare brained foreign policies of Bill Clinton and his airheaded Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (for whom a more appropriate name would have been Madeleine Halfbright) and the advent of Vladimir Putin.

Now Gorbachev who hoped for a world of peace between East and West has died.

And Stalinists and Trotskyites in a final reunited front now run the Democratic Party in the U.S. and the Federal Liberal Party of Canada.

The last of the Alexander Dubcek style reform Communists have died with Gorbachev.

R.I.P. Mikhail Gorbachev.

-An obituary and personal essay
written by Christopher
Tuesday August 30th
2022.

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Eugenio Scalfari Dead At The Age of 98

July 14, 2022 at 10:42 pm (Geopolitics and International Relations, International Intrigue, News, Obituaries, Religion, The Supernatural, Vampire novel) (, , , , , )

British MP Renfield R. Renfield was meeting in a coffee shop with his friend Amadeus Emanon’s pastor the Rev. Father Aidan Bury Saint Edmunds the Vicar of Saint Genevieve’s Anglo-Catholic C. of E. Parish Church in West London.

They were discussing today’s death of Italian atheistic journalist Eugenio Scalfari at the age of 98.

Scalfari was the co-founder of the influential Italian newspaper La Repubblica and was its editor from 1976 to 1996.

He continued to work as a journalist and write articles and do interviews even after he retired as editor.

Scalfari was most famous for doing interviews with Pope Francis.

Jorge Mario Bergoglio seemed to enjoy giving intimate personal interviews to Scalfari.

Scalfari took no notes during these interviews and relied on memory he said.

Thus Jorge Mario Bergoglio could theoretically have an out when Scalfari’s articles said that Francis during these interviews had denied the existence of Hell, the Divinity of Christ and His Bodily Resurrection.

However when concerns were raised about these issues by numerous Catholic faithful, not once did the Vatican ever issue a statement from Francis himself that the pontiff categorically denied the claims that Scalfari attributed to him.

“I do not know if Scalfari accepted Christ on his deathbed,” said Father Bury Saint Edmunds, “but if he didn’t and Scalfari’s soul was lost, Bergoglio has a lot to answer for in not preaching the Gospel to him. A man who is a priest and even more so a bishop has a lot to answer for from God in how he handles souls under his care.”

“But if Bergoglio didn’t really believe in the existence of Hell, Christ’s Divinity or His Bodily Resurrection,” Renfield noted, “He really wouldn’t feel inclined to preach the Gospel to Scalfari, would he?”.

“That’s a good point,” Father Saint Edmunds admitted.

“What are those little cards with pictures on them that you’ve got in front of you, Father?” Renfield asked.

“They’re prayer cards,” Father Saint Edmunds answered.

“And what are those pictures of?” Renfield inquired.

“Well this picture is of Jesus with His Sacred Heart, this is a picture of Saint Stephen who was the Christian Church’s first martyr, this is a picture of Saint James the Apostle and this is a picture of Saint Christopher carrying the Christ Child across a stream,” Father Aidan Bury Saint Edmunds replied.

“May I have those prayer cards, Father?” Renfield asked.

“Certainly,” the priest handed the MP the cards.

In another corner of the cafe, the Lakota Sioux Princess Tanaka sat watching.

-A vampire novel chapter
written by Christopher
Thursday July 14th
2022.

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Shinzo Abe Assassinated

July 8, 2022 at 7:54 pm (Commentary, Geopolitics and International Relations, History, International Intrigue, News, Obituaries, Poetry) (, , , )

Japan patriot
Gunned down while giving speech
Land of Rising Sun weeps

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A Tolkienian Haiku For September 11th

September 11, 2021 at 10:44 pm (Commentary, Geopolitics and International Relations, History, International Intrigue, Literature, News, Obituaries, Poetry) (, , , , , , , , , )

The Twin Towers fall
Mordor’s shadows up and rise
Mortals doomed to die

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Vera Lynn

June 18, 2020 at 9:20 pm (Culture, Entertainment, History, Music, News, Obituaries, Personal essays) ()

R.I.P. Vera Lynn (March 20th 1917 – June 18th 2020) the British singer who was called England’s Sweetheart and the English Nightingale during World War II for singing such inspirational songs as We’ll Meet Again, The White Cliffs of Dover, There’ll Always Be An England, and Lily Marlene.

She died on the 80th Anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s This Was Their Finest Hour speech (that Churchill delivered on June 18th 1940).

80 years later was the day England’s Finest Singer went to her Heavenly Abode.

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Haiku About Stan Lee R.I.P.

November 12, 2018 at 10:53 pm (Arts, Biographical, Mythology, News, Obituaries, Poetry) (, , , , , , , )

He was a marvel
in the universe and life
Spiderman’s tears fall

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The 100th Anniversary of The Execution of The Romanov Russian Imperial Family By The Bolsheviks

July 17, 2018 at 10:01 pm (Biographical, Geopolitics and International Relations, History, International Intrigue, News, Obituaries, The Supernatural, Vampire novel) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , )

The 100th Anniversary of The Execution of The Romanov Russian Imperial Family By The Bolsheviks

1 AM on July 17th 1918 in a fortified mansion in the town of Ekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains, the Tsar Nicholas II, his wife the Tsarina Alexandra, their 4 daughters the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia, and their son the Tsarevich Alexis were slaughtered by a Bolshevik firing squad.

The order to kill the entire Imperial Family had undoubtedly come down from Lenin himself.

But wisely he never officially wrote it down on paper.

. . .

Vladimir Putin poured himself tea from the samovar.

He then added lemon and honey- the Russian way of having tea- and… handling diplomacy.

To Putin, it was just a day like any other.

Nothing notable.

. . .

British MP Renfield R. Renfield remarked to his friend Amadeus Emanon, “So the ghost of Sir Winston Churchill and I were discussing what should be done with Russia 🇷🇺 once I finally succeed in bumping off their strongman leader. We both agreed Russia should become a constitutional monarchy with the heir to the Romanov throne restored.”

“So I suppose you’re headed to Parliament to vote yes on the non-confidence motion to bring down Theresa May’s government over Brexit,” Amadeus said as he munched tea and crumpets.

“As a matter of fact, I’m not,” Renfield replied, “I’m off to Oxford University today.”

Renfield smiled as he tied his tie and walked out the door.

Amadeus sat frozen in position the next 5 minutes with the piece of crumpet only a millimetre from his mouth.

Finally he put the crumpet down and looked at the front door of the Set mansion in a state of shock.

Renfield had been yacking the past few days about the fact that if Theresa May’s government was defeated, Her Majesty the Queen might name him Prime Minister as the head of a National Unity coalition government.

So why then was Renfield skipping the non-confidence vote on May’s government (when every single MP vote counted) and heading off to Oxford instead?

“What,” Amadeus wondered to himself, “was so important about being at Oxford today?”.

-A vampire novel chapter
written by Christopher
Tuesday July 17th
2018.

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R.I.P. Bobby Kennedy: 50 Years Ago Today RFK Shot In Los Angeles Hotel

June 5, 2018 at 10:50 pm (Biographical, Geopolitics and International Relations, History, News, Obituaries, videos) ()

R.I.P. Bobby Kennedy: 50 Years Ago Today RFK Shot In Los Angeles Hotel

It was 50 years today that Bobby Kennedy was shot a few minutes past midnight in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles only minutes after having delivered a victory speech in the Ambassador Hotel Ballroom having won the June 4th 1968 California Democratic Presidential primary.

He would succumb to his wounds and die 26 hours later on June 6th 1968.

And so the man who was described as America’s Last Best Hope went into eternity.

Richard Nixon was elected President, the Vietnam War went on for another 7 years, American liberalism went on a downward path into insanity after George McGovern won the 1972 Democratic Presidential nomination and has been insane ever since.

The insanity of American liberalism resulted in the reactionary policies of Ronald Reagan which resulted in the massive cutting of all American government programs including those that were actually helping the poor.

Both Republicans and Democrats leapt into bed with the globalists from George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton on.

This was followed by the reactionism of Donald Trump that has produced a very radical and irrational nationalism with extreme racist overtones.

And Bobby Kennedy the man who sought to bring all Americans black and white, rich and poor, blue collar workers and white collar workers together- his legacy the last beacon of light from the shining city on a hill.

I made the following photo montage music video 10 years ago for the 40th anniversary of Bobby Kennedy’s assassination and now I post it here at WordPress on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

Here are some quotes from the Roman poet Virgil that could easily apply to Bobby Kennedy:

“That man is the most loyal who aims at the noblest motive and that motive is the public good.”

“Fortunate is he whose mind has the power to probe the causes of things and trample underfoot all terrors and inexorable fate.”

“What each man feared would happen to himself did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.”

“They can conquer who believe they can.”

-Virgil

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Haiku About Stephen Hawking R.I.P.

March 13, 2018 at 10:42 pm (Biographical, Commentary, History, News, Obituaries, Poetry, Science) (, , , , )

Haiku About Stephen Hawking R.I.P.

Body was prison
But mind so great it was free
to explore cosmos

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