(John Heelan, UK, 05/25/16 4:35 am)
JE commented on 24 May: "It is worthy of note that monetary union is cited above as the linchpin of a European 'superstate.' Is this primarily a British belief?"
(Timothy Ashby, South Africa, 05/25/16 3:52 am)
Reading Boris Johnson's hilarious Erdogan poem (which, to answer John E's question, is "for real"), I was reminded of one of my poems published in Punch in the early '70
(David Duggan, USA, 05/24/16 2:43 pm)
To take the double entendre to its banal extreme, Emery Moorehead (from Evanston (Illinois) High School and the U of Colorado at Boulder) was the Chicago Bears' starting tight end in the
(Angel Vinas, Belgium, 05/24/16 10:48 am)
The EU motto could be paraphrased by another expression put forward by a Frenchman: "L´Europe se fera par la monnaie ou ne se fera pas."
However, all this was said when
(Richard Hancock, USA, 05/24/16 4:19 am)
A 89-year-old lady has purchased the house next door to us in Norman, Oklahoma. Her daughter is a horse-barn architect who travels world-wide to create plans for such barns. She just returned from H
(John Heelan, UK, 05/24/16 3:34 am)
A further comment on Jean Monnet. Here's a quote from 3 April 1952: "The fusion of economic functions would compel nations to fuse their sovereignty into that of a single European State.&quo
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 05/23/16 2:33 pm)
During the 13th and 14th centuries, Italian navigators, explorers and missionaries moved east by land and sea, the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, to reach the Far East.
But in the 1300s they also st
(David Duggan, USA, 05/23/16 8:02 am)
Moorhead was one of Bill Clinton's "Final Four": Oral Roberts, Moorhead State, Ball State, and Bring 'em Young.
JE comments: That's Brigham Young for those unfamiliar with
(Angel Vinas, Belgium, 05/23/16 8:00 am)
With my very sincere apologies to John Eipper, I still think that the alleged Jean Monnet quote may be bogus. The reference in azquotes doesn't give any source for it. I´ve looked at Fr
(Massoud Malek, USA, 05/23/16 5:15 am)
This is a response to José Ignacio Soler's post of May 22, who wrote: "Massoud is right, but for reasons I am unaware of he does not mention one of the more repressive and despotic dic