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A Risky Comparison

So after writing a blog about the dangers of abusing Godwin’s Law, I’m about to Godwin myself in the worst way.  I can’t help it–as much as I hate making this comparison, the current situation with Russia reminds me of the eve of World War II. 430 more words

World Pukes on Me

I was on top of my game the first part of 1967.

At 29, I had a plush job as a writer in the public relations department at International Minerals & Chemical Corporation in Skokie, a northern Chicago suburb. 309 more words

Book Excerpts

Is Putin Emulating Hitler

Hitler sought to unite all the people of German speech and culture into one state, or Reich, preferably by peaceful negotiation, otherwise by war and conquest. 753 more words


Memoir highlights Czech & Slovak Easter traditions

Easter evokes memories

By Emma Palova

EW Emma’s Writings

In my memoir “Greenwich Meridian,” I write about Czech and Slovak traditions that I have witnessed while living in Czechoslovakia with a touch of nostalgia. 564 more words

Love Makes the World go Round

What young woman doesn’t dream of finding true love? Julia dared to dream.

In this town, lived a baker’s boy who played the violin as if it were an extension of his soul. 856 more words


Lessons from History- The Munich Pact

Nazi Germany in the autumn of 1938 was not strong enough to fight a European war let alone win it on military strength. But Hitler maneuvered France and Great Britain into giving in at a cost neither France nor England would have anticipated. 1,078 more words

Benny Thomas

Zito's Header 1962 World Cup Final

Brazilian player Zito scores on a header in Brazil’s 3-1 victory over Czechoslovakia in the 1962 World Cup Final. Concept art for World Cup pitch. Digital.