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shakespeare_today · 3W ago

The Magnificent (G)Seven

Of course few would really call them magnificent. And I wonder how many have concluded that these high-profile meetings among potentates are but occasions for taxpayer-paid and unspeakably l...
shakespeare_today · 1M ago

Saudi America

As a European commentator noted recently, it is symbolic that the president of the most advanced democracy in the world makes his first foreign trip to the most feudal among Arab monarchies....
shakespeare_today · 1M ago

Douce France

“Douce France, cher pays de mon enfance” – so goes the song [Sweet France, dear country of my infancy]. I did not live my childhood in France, but at times I feel as If I did, for I know her...
shakespeare_today · 2M ago

Trillary’s Victory

The Western media has launched a volley of sycophantic praise of Trump’s victory in the great American raid on a Syrian airport, which produced new dead, though fewer than what is now routin...
shakespeare_today · 2M ago

Newton, 9/11, Russia and the Free-Press

The Pentagon recently released more photos taken in the aftermath of the 9/11 plane crash. They do not clear the doubts of many on the dynamics of the crash against the Pentagon. Nor, as a n...
shakespeare_today · 3M ago

Plato Among Pundits, a Dialog

Dialog on the Common Good, the Will of the People, the Thought Unique and why Democrats refuse to accept the results of the elections. I loaded my unimpressive weekly groceries onto the carr...
shakespeare_today · 4M ago

War among Poor

After Berkeley’s war and fitful fever of destructive demonstrations, the mob sleeps well, or so it seems. As equally well sleep the millions who joined the women’s recent ‘spontaneous’ march...
shakespeare_today · 5M ago

Basket of Deplorables

…a dialog with deplorables… I was walking home after a moderate jog in the park, looking at the barren trees and the boughs where late the sweet birds sang… – thinking ahead about the daffod...
shakespeare_today · 5M ago

Hacking for Dummies

As someone who needs words to understand symbols and images to comprehend concepts, I welcomed, years ago, the advent of instructional books for dummies, that is, for those otherwise exclude...
shakespeare_today · 5M ago

Remembrance of Years Past

“When I consider everything that grows Holds in perfection but a little moment, That this huge stage presenteth nought but shows Whereon the stars in secret influence comment”. (SON 15) Mayb...