This week once again, an aging, enfeebled octogenarian was hauled away in chains to stand trial in Germany for enabling the holocaust. In a sealed indictment, Johann Breyer was indicted on 158 counts of “aiding and abetting in murder” .... [ continue reading ]
It was barely over two weeks since Obama’s vaunted “re-set” of U.S.
foreign policy before the neocons lashed out again, this time through aCheney & Daughter Duo fighting “to restore American, strength, power and influence around the world.” [continue reading]
Was it even a decent interval? Two weeks after Obama’s vaunted “policy
reset” in which he committed the United States to “partner with
countries where terrorist networks seek a foothold,” ... [ continue reading ]
Rather by chance, we came across Lully’s Marche Royale on Youtube which was gallantly pleasing as these marches go. Far more impressive, though, were the accompanying video-stills taken from the Cathedral d’Albi, . . . [continue reading ]
We chipsters recently had occasion to watch a movie we had seen almost
15 years ago; and, seeing it again, thought we would jot down some
thoughts about it.
Hombres Armados (1997), by John Sayles .... [ continue reading ]
No sooner than the ink was dry on Juan Carlos’ abdication than a noisy swarm of republicans swelled the streets of Spain demanding the abolition of the monarchy and, in what must certainly qualify as an act of useless, political nostalgia, chanting the anthems of the Second Republic .... [continue reading]
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