Temples, Torii & Tatami on a culture-crammed Tour of Tokyo
Elizabeth von Pier
The Japanese love to give gifts, often for no reason at all, and we found that even the smallest purchase from a street vendor came nicely wrapped.
walk up the steps peering into the familiar, gloomy interior. I
push open the awkwardly fitted door and enter, its peaceful
as I close it behind me.
Taxco-City of Silver
Fred C. Wilson III
Taxco is officially known as one of Mexico’s ‘Pueblos Magicos’ Magic Towns thanks to its excellent crafters, colonial buildings and magnificent scenery.
Scott Garrett needs an
Ass Kicking - I Volunteer
Garrett is proudly anti-gay, steeped in religious falderal. He reeks of hatred.
What Will Be Left of the Republican Party When Trump Loses?
The end game for Citizen Donald J. Trump has begun in earnest, and it is ugly, spiteful and completely nuts, but do not be fooled; it is not without method.
The Joke's Over + Readers Responses
Donald J. Trump - Myth Buster Busted
the idea that somehow this outsider business mogul cum reality TV star could actually be a viable chief executive of the largest economy and most powerful military on planet earth is kaput.
Yes is Yes in Spain
A new face has appeared on the scene, Sr. Javier Fernandez, President of the autonomous region of Asturias, to take up the slack and start talking to Sr. Rajoy before the end of the month. His first speech was to remove the ‘Podemos’ (Sr. Pablo Iglesias communist movement) element from the party...
China Doesn’t Use Japanese Judo Terminology
Antonio Graceffo, PhD, China MBA
Parallel to my dissertation research on Chinese traditional wrestling, I completed a bit of research on Japanese judo because of the similarities between the two arts.
No Heavy Lifting
I was asking students to tell me about something significant or life altering that had happened to them and suddenly thought –I’d better just try this thing myself...
Time for Chris Christie
to Go to Jail
Obstruction of Justice, Perjury, Abuse of Power - Time for our governor to go to jail. - He won’t. - But he should.
Nigel West on spy vs spy
Towards the end of April 1964 a slightly disheveled, disorientated middle-aged man stumbled through RAF Northolt after his arrival from Berlin where he had been exchanged in a spy-swap for the former KGB illegal resident in London, Konon Molody, who had been arrested in January 1961