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The Lying King

Of Humble Uncertainty and Know-All Brexiteers

December 15th 2019
A friend of mine attaches the following motto to all his emails: 'Uncertainty is the key to a good decision; supreme confidence is the mark of a fool.' I was reminded of this yesterday when I received an email from another friend, who is a passionate Brexiteer. In the wake of the Conservatives’ triumph in the UK election, I had sent him a cartoon from The Guardian newspaper portrayin ... read more
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Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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