Will the US effectively destroy the foundation of democracies?

Will the US effectively destroy the foundation of democracies?

As a young man, I visited beautiful Greece in 1972. Arriving at the border on a slow train from Skopje (now Macedonia, then Yugoslavia) I was met by a wave of 20-30 blue uniformed border police wielding machine guns, swarming into the train. Every cabin, every...
You are a cow! No…? Yes, you are, you just don’t know it!

You are a cow! No…? Yes, you are, you just don’t know it!

If you don’t want to be a cow, you could read this. Mankind domesticated animals in Mesopotamia or the Euphrates delta in the period from 8,000 to 2,500 BC. We learned how to make the animals work for us, without paying them much, except provide them food and...
Lee Harvey Oswald, where are you now that we need you?

Lee Harvey Oswald, where are you now that we need you?

Unlawful? Hate speech? Bad taste? Funny satire? I don’t understand…? In 2004 the UK newspaper the Guardian famously wrote: “John Wilkes-Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley Jr, where are you now that we need you?” following the election of George W...