Phoney War

In 1939, while Germany was busy invading Poland, the rest of the world was busy doing nothing. They had declared war on Germany, but that’s as far as it had gotten – which was a shame because we later found out that we could have stopped Germany completely with very little effort. Here’s a bit … Read more

Israel is the New Czechoslovakia

As I may have mentioned before, I’m reading “In the Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson. Exceptionally well written. Chilling. Anyway, I continue to be chilled, more and more by the parallels between the run-up to World War II and the situation that we experience, right now. Then, as now, we have a despotic ruler … Read more