Month: April 2021

Syria to Clean up America’s Mess

Ten years after Washington DC and Israel fuelled insurrection in Syria, the West still struggles to cope with the collateral damage caused by the regime change that failed. Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod suggested that while the conflict still goes on in some places in Syria, in most parts of the country life is normal and for Syrians prospective healthier than a miserable existence as parasites in Europe. Undoubtedly, Syria is now far safe than it is in many British and American cities.

The United States Leads the World in Assassinations

Since 1865 more U.S. heads of state have been assassinated than in any other country.  Abraham Lincoln (1865), James A. Garfield (1882), William McKinley (1901) and John F. Kennedy (1963) were all cut down. There was also an attempted assassination of Franklin D. Roosevelt in Miami on February 15, 1933. Had it succeeded then war with Germany might well have been averted.

Now who would have thought

Norway’s immigrant population was found to be hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of infections and hospitalisations. While overcrowding was previously pointed out as a possible explanation, a new health report has suggested other factors, such as extensive travelling, trips to high-risk areas, and extended families. Now, who could possibly have predicted such a thing?

The Lucky but Unfortunate Pride of Poland

For 36 years a contender for the most interesting oceangoing liner sailed the high seas. Bożena Aksamit writing her account of the Polish trans-Atlantic liner, says, ‘It was the pride of the Second Republic, a piece of living art, and the only floating representative of free Poland during World War II.’