“Joe and the Ho gotta go”

A handful of impressions from a trip down South: There, the Ukrainian front is far, far away. Joe Biden is no war hero. What weighs heavily on people’s minds is the ever-rising price of carburants.   In May, the US South is still bearable. The plague of spring...

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From Berlin

Sunday May 1, Treptow Park, East Berlin, Soviet Memorial honoring the victory of the Red Army over Hitler-Germany. Not so many visitors. A Swiss family, on bicycles, gets an explanation. Hitler was like Putin, but different, declares the father in the vernacular of...

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Out of Fulton

The other week, I drove from New York City to Kansas. With the events in Ukraine the trip became a probe into middle America’s outlook on war. Yes, the accidental encounter with the man and woman in the street does not amount to an opinion poll and most of times it...

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Ukraine is a European matter

Actually, I am once again motoring through the US of A, this time focusing on West Virginia, the home state of Senator Joe The Powerful, who is strangling President Biden’s  “Build Back Better” bill, with my antennas out for the odd and the wacky along the road. But...

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