Washington DC - I arrived at CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, around 9:30 a.m. People snaked around turnstiles waiting to get their badges certifying they had paid the $195 adult entrance fee. Upstairs, the student line was
This day in history - January 26, 1944 - the Italian campaign continues slowly. Soviet Union refuses to recognize Polish government in exile based on reiterating Nazi propaganda about alleged Russian atrocities. Argentina cuts off ties to Germany. The Black Market is alive and well and thriving in the U.S., based on undercover investigations.
Rome on Strike - tense with threats of violence. The world somewhat askew, this 12th day of December 1947. First off- the General Strike in Rome had reached its second day with fears of violence just around the corner as a rumored 20,000
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend with Soul/Funk practitioner Alain Clark, live at RAI Radio 2 in Rome this past February, rebroadcast last week.
Producer and musical Midas Danger Mouse has teamed up with Italian composer Daniel Luppi on the Rome project, due out in May. Recorded in Italy with old timer musicians and influenced by the music of old italian films, it features the vocal talents
A Democratic congressman from North Carolina is coming under fire after a conservative Web site released video that appears to show him roughing up a
(German Troops heading to the Polish frontier - waiting to see who blinks first) As the precautions continue via radio broadcasts from Warsaw, Berl
(First up - The Army of Refugees) August 29, 1939 - saber rattling, accusations, border violations, last minute diplomacy. Evacuations and precauti
I lived in my VW van for two years before finally finding a nice little flat in Amsterdam in the 70s. I'm certain that if it hadn't been just a few bl
The Agonist: The Iraq Study Group says the U.S. should leave one of these days... BobGeiger.com: In what has become a routine event, the cultish blog