Monthly Archives: March 2020

Coronavirus Reveals Failure of American Healthcare System – Part I

Dear Readers: There are so many stories coming out now which demand “coverage” that I have decided to just keep on blogging as much as I can, so I will skip my usual “How am I doing” monthly post which … Continue reading

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Plácido is gonna be okay!

Dear Readers: For opera lovers:  There is very good news: Plácido Domingo, the Silver Lion of Hero Tenors, is gonna be okay!  The Spanish/Mexican superstar came down with this wretched Covid-19 virus, I didn’t even know that until I saw … Continue reading

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Free Un-Named Odessa Motorist!

Dear Readers: Today, on a lazy Quarantine Sunday, I have this short piece from Odessa Online [a pro-government, pro-fascist newspaper], concerning a street-altercation in Odessa, Ukraine.  With notable slap-dashiness of a fascist press, the reporter does not even bother to … Continue reading

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Orange Crusader vs Yellow Peril: Trump Will Sue China

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece by reporter Dmitry Bavyrin.  The shocking news is that President Trump plans to sue the nation of China for a whopping $6 TRILLION BUCKS!   There are many twists and turns in this … Continue reading

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Russia Helping Italy To Deal With Plague

Dear Readers: Still on topic of plague – sorry!  I’ll find something else eventually.  But this short piece was written by reporter Anton Nikitin, and is an example of international solidarity.  People helping people, nations helping nations.  [Cue Beethoven’s “Ode … Continue reading

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Humanity On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown – Part III

Безбожный пир, безбожные безумцы! Вы пиршеством и песнями разврата Ругаетесь над мрачной тишиной, Повсюду смертию распространенной! Средь ужаса плачевных похорон, Средь бледных лиц молюсь я на кладбище, А ваши ненавистные восторги Смущают тишину гробов — и землю Над мертвыми телами … Continue reading

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Humanity On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown – Part II

Царица грозная, Чума Теперь идет на нас сама И льстится жатвою богатой; И к нам в окошко день и ночь Стучит могильною лопатой…. Что делать нам? и чем помочь? Как от проказницы Зимы, Запремся также от Чумы! Зажжем огни, нальем … Continue reading

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Humanity On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown – Part I

Было время, процветала В мире наша сторона: В воскресение бывала Церковь божия полна; Наших деток в шумной школе Раздавались голоса, И сверкали в светлом поле Серп и быстрая коса. Ныне церковь опустела; Школа глухо заперта; Нива праздно перезрела; Роща темная … Continue reading

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Racism Is the Basis Of American Society – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing with this piece, by writer Artem Filippov, which is basically a refutation of this anti-Russia propaganda piece in the New York Times.  Which accuses Russia of fomenting racial divisions in American society.  The purpose would be, natch, … Continue reading

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Racism Is the Basis Of American Society – Part I

Dear Readers: There was an old joke (one could call it “dark humor”, or better, “cruel humor”), from Cold War times, during the height of the ideological “debate” between Capitalism and Communism:  Whenever the Americans would accuse the Soviet Union … Continue reading

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