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Wednesday, 4 April 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Caravans were once romantic. Duke Ellington informed us musically about the night and stars above that shine so bright and the mystery of their fading light that shines upon our caravan. Neither the United States, where a caravan is threatening to come, nor the State of Israel ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/04/2018 6:54 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 2 April 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis On March 30, 2018 the Hamas group called on Gazans to demonstrate in a "March to Return." Palestinian protestors, variously estimated but probably 30,000, massed along the Israeli border, burning tires, throwing stones and fire bombs at Israeli soldiers. Those soldiers respond ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/02/2018 4:58 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 30 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis In his brilliant film, La Regle du Jeu, often considered one of the greatest film ever made, the director Jean Renoir, tackling a serio-comedy of manners in a French upper class setting of the late 1930s, discusses the rules of the game, the mores that specify proper behavior, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/30/2018 6:57 AM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 28 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis By now it is clear that the UN Human Rights Council, created in 2006 with noble intentions on the basis of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, is one of the international organizations that has little interest in the real violations of human rights in the world. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/28/2018 7:54 AM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 27 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Paris 1968 "Everywhere I hear the sound of marchin', charging feet, cause summer's here and the time is right for fighting in the street." The words were written in 1968 by Mick Jagger who said he wrote it after an anti-war rally at the U.S. Embassy in London, and he was inspired ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/27/2018 10:52 AM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 24 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Was the presidential election swayed by the use of illegal funding for campaigns or by outside influence?  In the United States the issue is arguable and polemical and remains a moot question. Now the issue has become potentially politically explosive in France. We don't need ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2018 7:55 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 22 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis The nerve gas agents in Britain keep coming, the deadly chemicals are flowing, can the UK and the West in general weather the storm? Are Russian actions now more dangerous than Islamist terrorism? It isn't surprising the temperature of relations between Russia and the West is ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/22/2018 6:41 AM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 20 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Ecclesiastes warned, "of making many books there is no end." Certainly, the output on Jews and the State of Israel continues in full flood. The latest work is In Search Israel: The History of an Idea (Princeton U.P.), written by Michael Brenner, German born historian, child ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/20/2018 9:23 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 12 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Silence may be the perfect herald of joy but sometimes has unfortunate consequences. Sir Thomas More, 16th century lawyer and Lord High Chancellor of England in 1532 refused to approve the decision of King Henry VIII to divorce his wife Catherine of Aragon, but as a result was ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/12/2018 9:55 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 9 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis We know that the moon lingers over London town when a nightingale sings in Berkeley Square. We now also know that the streets in London, and in some British towns, are not paved with stars but are the locale of suspicious deaths, or attempts to kill political opponents, alleged ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2018 11:51 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 5 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis What is there to say and what is there to do? Can we help but rejoice that a land such as Italy came to be? Its treasures, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Guiseppe Verdi, have given infinite pleasure. By contrast, the political world, as indicated by the result of the parliamentary ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/05/2018 12:23 PM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 1 March 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Thanks for the memory. The well known 19th French epigram states that "plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose" (the more things change, the more they stay the same). It is disquieting that some individuals in political groups in Britain today wear, as did pre war Nazis and ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/01/2018 1:14 PM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 27 February 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis There'll be some changes made in part of the state of Syria from now on. In his brilliant new book, The Opinion of Mankind, discussing, among other things, theories of the state and how we should think about politics today, Paul Sagar contends that although the state remains ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/27/2018 4:58 PM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 25 February 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Alec Guiness as John LeCarré's cold warrior George Smiley Please put on some speed and have someone watch over new technological developments. Almost 170 years ago in the 1840s, Countess Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, and brilliant mathematician, pioneered and worked ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/25/2018 5:00 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 22 February 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis The saga is ended but the malady lingers on. In his address on February 20, 2018 at the UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East, Mahmoud Abbas, at 82 now in the thirteenth year of his four year term as President of the Palestinian Authority (PA) asserted that the United ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/22/2018 10:50 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 19 February 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis The country has been warned on two occasions in February 2018 by Dan Coats, Director of National Intelligence, of various threats to the United States. China and Russia, great powers, both seek spheres of influence and endeavor to check U.S. appeal to regions. The terrorist ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2018 5:36 AM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 17 February 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis One of the memorable anecdotes of Hollywood concerns the film noir, The Big Sleep, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall because of its complex story. It is puzzling, almost incoherent, with its convoluted plot, and many double crossing characters who come and go. Neither ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/17/2018 5:14 AM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Imagine all the people living life in peace, a brotherhood of man. A world without barriers, religious, and national divisions was the dream of John Lennon in his highly successful solo song, Imagine. Yet, just as it is difficult to imagine this millionaire rock star living ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2018 6:59 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 26 January 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis The ongoing long running drama in political theater in the U.S. Congress depicting the story and fantasies of alleged relations and collusion between the presidential campaign team of Donald Trump and unnamed Russians bids fair to outlast any commercial offering on New York's ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/26/2018 4:40 AM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 23 January 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis A major argument for the corporate tax cuts by the Trump administration that went into effect on January 1, 2018 is that they would lead to greater business investment. So far they have propelled a rapid increase in the stock market as well as inducing Apple, the world's largest ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/23/2018 12:42 PM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 20 January 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Klaus Barbie In one of his essays Henry James remarked that "Life is, in fact, a battle. Evil is  insolent and strong...goodness very apt to be weak." Recognizing that this is not illusion, it is heartening that individuals, rare though they might be, devote their life to one ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/20/2018 4:27 AM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 17 January 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier What is America to me, a name, a map, or a flag? In considering the answer, policy makers in Washington should confess publicly that as things stand, "this time the Dream's on me." Every reasonable American realizes the urgent need to fix the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/17/2018 5:30 AM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 13 January 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Catherine Deneuve Political ambition in the United States should be made of sterner stuff than that possessed by successful performers who can and are increasingly manipulating their celebrity for material or political advantage. We know from Hamlet that the theatrical performer ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/13/2018 9:43 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 11 January 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis Commenting on President Woodrow Wilson's "long overdue " decision to enter World War I, Winston Churchill wrote that if the president had acted acted earlier it would have meant abridgement of the slaughter, sparing of the agony, prevention of ruin and catastrophe. Even if the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2018 4:33 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 8 January 2018
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis "And by the way, if you hate to go to school you may grow up to be a mule." In the compelling if sometimes soap opera-ish  British TV series The Crown, Season 1, Episode 7, the young Queen Elizabeth who has been taking private lessons at Eton becomes aware of the complex issues ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/08/2018 4:39 AM by Michael Curtis
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