Monthly Archives: April 2020

The Horror! The Horror!

With apologies to Joseph Conrad, whom I think would understand. I think what gets me is the arrogance. No, wait, I take that back. It’s the assumption that we’re all stupid people whose sensitivities can be cast aside. No, wait. … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts from Ireland

Irish Times-April 25, 2020-By Fintan O’Toole THE WORLD HAS LOVED, HATED AND ENVIED THE U.S. NOW, FOR THE FIRST TIME, WE PITY IT Over more than two centuries, the United States has stirred a very wide range of feelings in … Continue reading

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Shame, Part II

Here are the facts: * Back in January, over a month before the first Covid19 case, the Chinese posted a new mysterious virus and within a week, Berlin virologists had produced the first diagnostic test. By the end of February, … Continue reading

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The Shame

Shame: a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. It’s odd to realize we’re led by a man who has no sense of shame. Or perhaps, odd isn’t the correct word. Infuriating, … Continue reading

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