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Mike Fagan
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Freedom is the first and last necessity.
Freedom is the first and last necessity.

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Chaos In The UK
There is no great mystery, so far as I can see, as to why Theresa May and the UK Conservative Party just lost their parliamentary majority in this latest UK general election. Last year she had campaigned for Britain to remain in the European Union, and the ...

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Response To The Islamic Terrorist Bombing Of Manchester Arena
The UK is sick; it is a safe haven for radical Islam and, more importantly, its' governing institutions have been infiltrated by the radical political correctness that has now come to typify the political left. Organized political action against the one is ...

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Update
Although I haven't been posting much lately, I have been out and about taking pictures of the work going on at Taiwan's southern reservoirs. In all likelihood I won't post any pictures for the next couple of weeks. Several houses adjacent to my house are in...

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France: Too Early Or Too Late?
Although I predicted the U.S. election of Donald Trump and was delighted by the Brexit referendum result, I am reluctant to make any predictions about the outcome of France's second round of voting in their presidential election.  Much though there may be t...

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Leave The Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) Statues Alone
Among the news this morning is that a DPP legislator, Pasuya Yao (姚文智) , has proposed a bill to remove all statues of Chiang Kai-shek to a mausoleum in Taoyuan county. Two reasons are given for this: first, that symbols of Chiang are reminders of Taiwan's a...

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Three Recent Irritants
I want to quickly write down my thoughts on three recent things in the news.  First, a friend sent me news of the decapitation of the Yoichi Hatta statue at Wushantou reservoir the other day. Here's the Taipei Times report. I agree with the writers in their...

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An Update On Several Developments
I've written a lot less here recently, but I'm in the process of working out and planning a new YouTube channel for which I'll probably spend more time on in the future. Political events in Taiwan continue to cry out for a response, but I can't bring myself...

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Last weekend trip to Nanhua Reservoir to observe the construction work on the new sluiceway...
Downstream from Nanhua reservoir; the riverbed is split into sections by small dams designed to slow down the flow rate in order to alleviate soil erosion further downstream from fast-flowing discharge waters. To the left you can also see a series of silt t...

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First YouTube Video
My friend Nathan Novak and I are starting up our own part-time video series talking about various topics related to Taiwan. Hopefully, this is the first of many videos to come, though as this is our first one there are problems with the video and audio qual...

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Our second video. I publish it on my own channel for now until we get things sorted out...
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