February 25, 2017   Palm Beach – A serious curse on the Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea or the DPRK) for apparently murdering one of my schoolmates.   Very bad form, Pyongyang!   My old high school, the Ecole International of Geneva, Switzerland had a zany and interesting collection of […]


February 18, 2017 President Dwight Eisenhower’s warning about the dangers of the military-industrial complex made half a century ago ring as loud and clear today. The soft coup being mounted against the Trump government by America’s ‘deep state’ reached a new intensity this week as special interests battled for control […]


February 11, 2017 Misery loves company. Americans who have been suffering the agonies of advanced Trumpitis can now turn to France and share a good cry. France’s presidential politics are as crazy and sleazy as America’s, and equally depressing. French politics run the gamut from the most noble aspirations of […]