Category Archives: World War II

Trump has ended Performance Art forever

  “Aktion artist Hermann Nitsch, for example, was arrested and imprisoned numerous times for breaking Austrian indecency laws by masturbating and enacting violent sexual scenes in his performances” … (“(Art) History, it’s reputable” – John Smith in Mr. & Mrs. … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ENCRYPTED

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD When the Germans invaded Denmark in April, 1940, Piet Hein (1905-1996) was a 34-year-old scientist and inventor, who had to decide between three responses: do nothing, flee to “neutral” Sweden — or join the Danish resistance movement. As he explained … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Pearl

By Terry Welshans This view looks about east, with the supply depot, submarine base and fuel tank farm in the right center distance. A torpedo has just hit USS West Virginia on the far side of Ford Island (center). Other … Continue reading

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Trumpism becomes a tense ethno-nationalist party of werewolves, There!

By ann summers Blame-gaming escalates as Election Day approaches and the Crème brûlée is about to crack. Brown, White, and Black Eggs matter to founders’ states of baker’s dozens. If all politics is local, all racism is localism. Expect a term … Continue reading

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Send in the Trumpian overlords

By ann summers Will Trump turn the election into a snuff film — his bread is in the form of debt, but regardless, the GOP will be toast after the election.  Berlin, 1945 Trump flak tower for Alamo rent-a-wrecks   One might very well … Continue reading

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Cadet Trump Mongers War: more George C. Scott & Gregory Peck than Patton & MacArthur

By ann summers Why Trump only mentions two generals: Patton and MacArthur. Did he lose it at the movies: Patton (1970) and MacArthur (1977). Breitbart comes over the Southern Border for your Wildlife Refuge   Trump’s generational fascination with the Playboy … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: RESISTANCE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In 1895, Japan was at war with China for supremacy over Korea, which was China’s most important client state. Japan wanted access to Korea’s coal and iron, and to use it as a buffer zone to prevent Chinese or Russian … Continue reading

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