1968 returns

By John Ruberry This year could end up being the most tumultuous year since 1968. During that year there was of course a heated presidential election, the Democrats nominated Vice President Hubert Humphrey, who represented the status quo, one that was not especially popular. The Republicans chose a former vice president, Richard Nixon, whose critics … Continue reading 1968 returns

Istanbul and Our Perceptions

by baldilocks I was going to write about my progress with my second novel and my two books—one about Kenya. But this happened today in Istanbul. A gun and suicide bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has killed at least 28 people and injured up to 60. Up to three attackers were involved, with … Continue reading Istanbul and Our Perceptions

Americans Evacuated from Turkey Administration embar…LOOK COREY LEWANDOWSKI!

In the wake of a week of Terrorist attacks in Europe and Asia the administration has decided it's time to get Americans the hell out of Turkey: The State Department and Pentagon ordered the families of U.S. diplomats and military personnel Tuesday to leave posts in southern Turkey due to security fears. The two agencies … Continue reading Americans Evacuated from Turkey Administration embar…LOOK COREY LEWANDOWSKI!