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Beware The Useful Idiots – 8 Deadly Trends In America

If your, like me, have ever wondered why it seems like America is slipping farther and farther down the slippery path toward socialism, loss of personal freedoms, or worse… consider this. You only need to look at the Lenin game plan for world conquest under Russian rule.  Much of his philosophy was rehashed and spread […]

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Making Room In The SDR Basket

It hasn’t even been a week since releasing my previous post regarding how SDR’s will be the future reserve. While the US Dollar will certainly play an active roll by being one of the largest eggs in the basket, it no longer will it be only egg in the basket. Eventually it will perish its […]

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Coffee With Louis Garcia On The Malecon In Cabrera Dominican Republic

Cabrera Dominican Republic is the adopted home of an interesting bunch of folks. Louis Garcia of the Professional English School is one of those interesting transplants. Of course, no interview with Louis can start without a good “fish story”. This coffee on the Malecon was no different. Louis tells us how he discovered Cabrera on […]

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A Nation Of Psychopaths

If Trump’s recent speech at the UN doesn’t make it crystal clear that all pre-election promises are null and void honestly you’re operating with the brain power comparable to that of a barnacle at low tide. Your brain is starving for nourishment; you’re not firing on all cylinders. All the attributes, the pieces fitting his […]

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Lately There Seems To Be a Sense That All’s Fine

I was welcoming some recent relocates to Cabrera when an interesting question was fielded in my direction. I’m assuming it’s because of the amount of foreigners I encounter they felt they’d receive a well-rounded viewpoint for an answer. At some point during our dialog one of them raised the question “Have you noticed there seems […]

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The Rat Race Part 2

Now that Hurricane Irma has passed and most of our cleanup is completed I’m able to continue with part 2 of the Rat Race. Moving forward it’s the second aspect the “why we can’t just now” group that’s a bit more complex. It’s this second group that has several more variances accompanying it. More obstacles […]

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The Rat Race Part 1

In my previous post I noted that I’d be following up with some light hearted examples of what it looks like from our side of the counter. You know those of us viewing the box from the outside in. To get things rolling I’d thought for my first attempt I’d select the subject of “The […]

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We’re All Heading In The Same Direction

Before commencing with the subject matter of this post I’d like to mention a few topics that I hope will promote clarity for what follows. I first want to share what over the past six years have become new found realities. Why six years? Because that’s how long I’ve been meeting people through DR Escapes. […]

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Leaving America – It Ain’t Coming Back

Have you noticed the apparent slow but sure disintegration of life as you knew it.  Many of your traditions and beliefs are under siege by a growing number of militants and extremists while violence and crime pits large portions of the citizenry against each other.  Black verses white.  Rich verses poor.  Left verses right.  Haves […]

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Leaving Monte Cristi and Headed For Punta Rucia

Continuing along on our road trip through the NW region of the DR, we packed up and headed out early from our Monte Cristi hotel.  Our next stop will be Punta Rucia up on the North Coast, between Monte Cristi and Puerto Plata.  Just to further illustrate the rural atmosphere you will find in most […]

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