Category Archives: 20th century

Nelson Mandela Ad Infinitum

Some people aren’t scared to speak the truth and their voice lives on forever. ďIf there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They donít care for human beings… If you look at those matters, you will come to the conclusion that the attitude […]

EASTER 1916 – YEATS

EASTER 1916 I have met them at close of day Coming with vivid faces From counter or desk among grey Eighteenth-century houses. I have passed with a nod of the head Or polite meaningless words, Or have lingered awhile and said Polite meaningless words, And thought before I had done Of a mocking tale or […]

Two Fingers of Blame

Several years ago the legend of the Titanic gained two new insights with the disclosure from an ancestor of ocean liner’s second officer that the ship had been doomed by a steering error by the helmsman. The panicked mistake was overruled by the first officer according to his fellow officer too late to avoid the […]