Mailbag

Well folks, the gods of money and free time have finally collaborated to give your Dear Author a free moment to address the mounting pile of correspondence sitting on his virtual desk. Sound good? Cool, let’s dive right in! FUCK OFF, spies like YOU! Swear to god, this is a real email I received from…

The Ugly Face of Power

As the protest continue apace perhaps because of the bitter cold and snow, I’ve been watching all of the old Communist dinosaurs crawl out of their holes and start lecturing the people of Romania about how protesting is immoral and democratic. Ion Iliescu, the thug who has my vote for the most evil man alive…

Cold Fury

I spent much of today reading through English-language reports on the continuing protests in Romania. I saw lots of disinformation, bad mispronunciations of Liviu Dragnea’s name, and a rather superficial analysis of what’s actually going on, but one thing is now official: these are the largest protests in Romania’s history. The situation continues to evolve,…