(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 07/26/21 10:05 am)
When commenting on the excellent post of Tor Guimaraes (July 25th), our esteemed moderator made a very good comment: "How much additional buffer do you need if you're Russia?"
(John Eipper, USA, 07/26/21 5:24 am)
Gary Moore writes:
John E has asked for refinement of my comparison of the two "trials of the century," in the 1890s and 2020s: Dreyfus and Chauvin. I appreciate John's di
(David Duggan, USA, 07/26/21 3:36 am)
History doesn't play favorites; it doesn't have a side. It simply records what happened and offers later generations to interpret how and why what happened happened.
Consider that if th
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 07/25/21 4:12 pm)
After Biden had become president, I posted something to the effect that his mission was impossible because our beloved nation needs a total brain transplant to get back on track where the real economy
(John Eipper, USA, 07/25/21 11:04 am)
Gary Moore writes:
John E's thoughtful comment on my post July 23, when I compared the Dreyfus and Chauvin accusation frenzies (1890s and 2020s), inadvertently illumines a world.
(Enrique Torner, USA, 07/25/21 3:31 am)
Something that struck me from the 2021 Olympics Opening Ceremonies was the number of countries I had never heard of: Kiribati, Comoros, Djibouti, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines,
(Boris Volodarsky, Austria, 07/24/21 10:35 am)
Regarding Eugenio Battaglia's post of 24 July and JE's comments, I have to absolutely agree with both but not what concerns Ms Nuland. She is doing exactly what any official appointed to her p
(Patrick Mears, -Germany, 07/24/21 3:44 am)
My thanks to John E for publishing the very nice post about Daniel Florence O'Leary, and mentioning the Colombian TV series, Bolivar, which I had not known about before reading his commen
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 07/24/21 3:17 am)
Victoria Nuland seems to be heading along the old path which destabilized Ukraine with the bloody coup followed by the present deep crisis between NATO and Russia.
She has just received the Bela
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 07/23/21 7:53 am)
John E asked, how many barrels in one foot of oil at the bottom of a tanker?
It depends of course on the size of the vessel. I do not remember exactly for the specific case I wrote a