Monthly Archives: April 2021

COVID 19 – India. By Walrus.

This is my own opinion. I invite you to do your own research. I don’t think I have ever seen a more awful demonstration of where wilful ignorance, stupidity, deceit, superstition, greed and dishonesty leads than the Covid 19 pandemic … Continue reading

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The Hour

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hour_(2011_TV_series) Comment: Have watched the two seasons. Highly recommended. pl  2,723 total views,  4 views today

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Hölderlin Ode Des Morgens (In the Morning)

Translated by Steven J. Willett Drawing by Louise Keller, 1842 From dew the grass is glistening; more agilely The stream awakened rushes; the beech inclines    Her slender head and in the leafage       Rustles and shimmers; and … Continue reading

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Open Thread

30 April 2121  6,691 total views,  4 views today

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Starship 15

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Joe Biden faded before our eyes.

“Start with the utterly bizarre “mask theater.” All the politicians in the room have been fully vaccinated, and Biden’s own CDC says that’s enough. So why the universal masking, and the social distancing? The message, cutting across the president’s occasional … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 29 APRIL 2021 by Patrick Armstrong

PUTIN SPEECH. Eng. Rus. Mostly domestic as usual but the foreign bits were memorable – in short: we’ve had enough. We will respond as and when we chose and we’ll do whatever we think we have to. And we’ll decide … Continue reading

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Tibullus Elegy II.4 in Agonizing Love of a Courtesan

Translated by Steven J. Willett This 5th-century red-figure cup image shows a client trying to bribe a courtesan with a bag of coins while she stands back a little doubtful while gazing at her beauty in a mirror. Note: In … Continue reading

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China Joe’s speech tonight

Let’s hear what you think. pl  7,133 total views,  4 views today

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Enemy Of The State? By Walrus.

“Enemy of the State” is a 1998 film starring Will Smith and Gene Hackman. The plot revolves around the efforts of the hero to discover and expose a rogue group of NSA agents who have killed a Congressman for interfering … Continue reading

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