PARIS — If COVID-19 mass distribution becomes the new rage here in France among the double-jabbed, French Prime Minister Jean Castex just might be in the running for poster boy.
Last weekend, some of us watched the big rugby match between France and the New Zealand All-Blacks, which aired live on TV from the Stade de France in Paris. It was ...Read more
PARIS — Facebook Company has failed in its apparent attempt to disappear into the witness protection program for creepy technology by re-branding as “Meta”. Along with this new facelift for the holding company of Facebook and all of the corporation’s other tech holdings — notably WhatsApp, Instagram, and Oculus VR — founder Mark ...Read more
PARIS — Here in the capital city of France, so many people here have a tough time believing that the version of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination set in stone by the Warren Commission — the one concluding that assassin Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone when he fired a bullet with a debatable trajectory into a sitting American president...Read more
PARIS — Former President Barack Obama slammed the notion of ideological divisions last week while politics/fromtheright/rachelmarsden/s-2585779">Read more
PARIS — One could say that there was a “pre” and “post” Gen. Colin Powell for the American right. It’s this ideological evolution of many on the right that should ultimately be remembered as the four-star general’s enduring legacy, sparked in that historical moment in 2003 for which Powell repeatedly spent the last several years ...Read more
PARIS - is anyone else disturbed by the idea that espionage author Ian Fleming‘s James Bond character, currently depicted on silver screens worldwide in the latest 007 film, “No Time To Die,” must somehow evolve in order to keep up with modern times? Is nothing sacred anymore in this era of ripping down historical statues and canceling ...Read more
PARIS – On Monday, Oct. 4, major social media applications run by Facebook, including WhatsApp, Instagram, and the social media giant itself, all went dark worldwide for several hours. Not only did the outage prevent billions of users from accessing these services, but even those who only signed up for a Facebook account so they could access ...Read more
PARIS – As COVID-19 continues to make its way across the jabbed and unjabbed, ultimately conferring gold-standard immunity by virtue of having caught and recovered from the virus, the disease appears to be receding. Yet here in France, despite similar data suggesting that COVID has ebbed, the government has yet again pivoted. Its new tact ...Read more
PARIS – Here in France, the reaction to former President Donald Trump’s exit in favor of Joe Biden was one of elation. That was before Biden wiped the naïve smiles off their faces politics/fromtheright/rachelmarsden/s-2570441">Read more
PARIS — It has been 18 months since the first COVID-19 lockdowns in March 2020. Have we flattened the damn curve yet? Recall that it was supposed to be just a few weeks of sacrifice before our lives could go back to normal.
The “waves” of “cases” ebb and flow, and we’re still being fed a COVID-19 narrative that’s reinforced by ...Read more
PARIS — On Sept. 20, Canadian voters will head to the polls to decide their next federal government. The Canadian media seems overly focused on a debate over gun control, which is like fussing with the wallpaper while the bulldozer is revving up outside the house. This election comes down to one thing and one thing only: Will Canadians vote to...Read more
PARIS — Now that America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan is ending, it’s a good opportunity to assess what worked and what didn’t.
First, to the success! (Try not to blink, because you might miss this part.)
The original mission of the post-9/11 military invasion was to overthrow the Taliban and neutralize al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. ...Read more