Sunday, October 18, 2020

The boastful drug warrior

 He seems to gloat at the harshness. Here.  Of course, he makes an exception for his son.

Trump is no better on the drug war of course. 

Saturday, October 17, 2020

WSW on 1619 Project

 An update from The World Socialist Website, following the Bret Stephens article.

 Aimed at propping up the 1619 Project, the statements from Sulzberger, Baquet and Silverstein have only added new layers of dishonesty. 


Saturday, October 3, 2020


An early chess problem, simplicity itself.

White to play and mate in 2

I'm not telling! 

A little bit of chess problem history, with some nice problems. 

Thursday, October 1, 2020


Herbert Grasemann, 1950

White to play and mate in 6

Solution follows ...

The trick is to mate on g3. So checks on h3 and f1, twice, then Nf5.