Monthly Archives: October 2019

Bashkir Rape Dad Gets Promotion

Dear Readers: I saw this piece in VZGLIAD a couple of days ago.  It is a follow-up, of sorts, to a horrific rape story from the city of Ufa, dating around the end of 2018.  On my blog I “covered” … Continue reading

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Sucks To Be Him: Zelensky Can’t Control the nazis

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece by Ivan Abakumov, based on an interview with Kiev-based political pundit and sociologist Mikhail Pogrebinski.  The topic is Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s famous trip to the front lines in Donbass, to meet up … Continue reading

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Manon Seduces at the Met! – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing (and concluding) my review of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD production of “Manon” by Jules Massenet.  Although the original story was set in the early 1700’s, the Met production puts it (judging by the costumes and … Continue reading

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Manon Seduces at the Met! – Part I

Dear Readers: After a two-week hiatus, I am back and rarin’ to go, as they say out there in the scorching deserts of Louisiana.  I have a few interesting more political pieces lined up in the near future, but for … Continue reading

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Turandot: Puccini’s Magical Music Box Winds Up The Met

Dear Readers: First a housekeeping note:  I will be away on some family business for a couple of weeks, so I probably won’t post any new content until I return.  At which time, possibly, my very next post will be … Continue reading

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Sucker Putin Falls For AI Scam!

Dear Readers: I saw this story this morning, which proves to me that (otherwise non-artificial and highly-intelligent) Russian President Putin has been snookered by the peddlars of so-called “Artificial Intelligence” (AI).  The reporter is Olga Nikitina, and the headline reads: … Continue reading

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Russian Patients Transported Like Cabbages

Dear Readers: Today, I have this expose about an incident in Saratov, Russia.  The Ministry of Health of the Saratov Oblast has apologized for treating valued patients like a load of cabbages. The incident took place at the Dergachevskaya Regional … Continue reading

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