Tag Archives: Germany

Euro Gap

Historian Victor Davis Hanson explains why Germany is rich and Greece isn’t.


100325bokloresI’ve had this one sitting around in my sketches file for a while.  Zorba the Greek isn’t a household name these days.  But with the Greek economy sending the Euro crashing this week and the Germans left to pick up the pieces well… as Dieter would say, now is the time on Sprockets when we dance.

More Stuff About Our USO Trip

Okay. Here are my pictures from the trip. I recommend the slide show. I like it. We did a lot in a few days and I’ve been a little confused due to jet lag. For example I have no memory of staying over-night in Germany. But I do remember the shower door opening from a corner, same as last year. I may have lost my mind but I know I’m clean.

Thankfully, Mad magazine’s Tom Richmond has a comprehensive account of the entire trip.  As if he can be believed. However, I’m intimidated enough by his caricatures to accept whatever he says. Please go to his site to see what really happened. Thanks.

David Ignatius really rides with the helicopter swells.  And he knows what he’s talking about. Here’s what he had to say about the Sunday Baghdad bombings.

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