(Paul Pitlick, USA, 06/17/18 5:49 am)
John E wrote on June 16th: "It would have been fascinating to be the proverbial fly buzzing over the Putin-Mohammed bin Salman Soccer Summit. Where were their interpreters, I wonder?"
(Istvan Simon, USA, 06/17/18 5:33 am)
Thanks to David Krieger (June 15) for his analysis of the Singapore summit, a topic I started and had hoped would catch on.
Like David and much of the world, I would like the de-nuclearization
(John Heelan, UK, 06/17/18 4:55 am)
Ah! La Huerta de San Vicente! (See Patrick Mears, 16 June.)
I spent a lot of time there when researching Federico García Lorca in Granada, soaking up the atmosphere of the poe
(John Eipper, USA, 06/16/18 7:33 am)
Gary Moore writes:
I've archived Helen Pitlick's (June 15) useful reminder on demonization and geopolitics:
"Russia the government and Russia
(Paul Pitlick, USA, 06/16/18 5:46 am)
As a follow-up to Helen Pitlick's post of June 15th, I happened to read an article in The New Yorker this morning:
(Henry Levin, USA, 06/16/18 5:31 am)
We have two pieces of meaningless cardboard, one signed with Korean characters and one with the inflated signature, both pieces of cardboard from sub-humans of bad character.
The main effect h
(Patrick Mears, Germany, 06/16/18 4:47 am)
Connie and I are away and thought that we would share these photos of a country house (now museum) that we visited yesterday.
Sorry for the somewhat disturbing shadows on the house. Probably n
(Enrique Torner, USA, 06/15/18 4:54 pm)
I have started my first research project for my upcoming sabbatical--which is actually a continuation of one I already mentioned on WAIS a while ago--on Dan Brown's Angels and Demons (200
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 06/15/18 5:25 am)
Richard Hancock stated on June 14th that I favor "higher taxes to cut down on the incomes of CEOs." And he asked, "Can this be accomplished without slowing economic growth to an extent
(David Krieger, USA, 06/15/18 5:05 am)
The Singapore Summit was a dramatic turn-around from the adolescent name-calling that Trump and Kim had engaged in only months before. Trump had labelled Kim as "Little Rocket Man," and Kim