Snowden vor den NSA-Untersuchungsausschuss?

Reaktion auf Leserkommentare und ein Artikel* auf sowie auf Facebook Edward Snowden, der unheimliche Zeuge, Von John Goetz, Georg Mascolo und Hans Leyendecker. Und wenn der Mann hier unsere Neugier gestillt hat,… Continue reading

Russian strategic concerns in the Ukraine conflict.

Russia and Ukraine: military-strategic options, and possible risks, for Moscow,  Johan Norberg & Fredrik Westerlund: “In conclusion, there are military-strategic reasons for Russia not committing additional forces to an extended operation in Ukraine.… Continue reading

Introductions – Anja Matko

What Anja Matko seems to be saying about restriction, vulnerablility and de-/repression in a very easy to read and palpable style really holds my attention. It makes me want to learn to speak… Continue reading


Sending our dreams down the road. – Out on an April afternoon, Murmel and i, blowing bubbles to the wind. – * EXIF: Olympus E-510, 119 mm, ISO 400, F5.6, 1/80 Sec, 5200K. Digital Remastering:… Continue reading

Boehner weeps

The New Yorker article by Andy Borowitz “The Borowitz Report”: “Tears streaming down his cheeks, Rep. Boehner appeared unable to maintain his composure as he delivered a speech interrupted by blubbering and sharp intakes… Continue reading

Rice Pudding with Rose Water & Black Rose Hip Confiture

Rice Pudding with Rose Water & Black Rose Hip Confiture –had the rose water kicking around from the last time i bake quinces– –some frozen black rose hips from last season and there… Continue reading


Rusted scrap yard wall. Graffiti manhood. –Okay, enough cute, fluffy birds. Back to art and agitation.– * Artist: unknown. Medium: Spray paint and rust on sheet metal. Photo by Babewyn 16 October 2013.


Just ’cause i love owls. –just to prove i am not all about fire and brimstone– "Ein Uhu sitzt auf einem Ast in seinem Gehege im Essener Grugapark und lüftet sein Gefieder." *… Continue reading

Polly & Bob

Bettery Magazine interview with Polly & Bob founder and urban activist Volker: "We want to make the world’s neighborhoods more trusting, sharing, and connected. … Where I can be who I am, where… Continue reading

“He’s so Unusual”: Helen Kane, 1929.

“He’s so Unusual”: Helen Kane, 1929. Oh, Oi just couldn’ wisist! Boob-boopy-do. From the movie “Sweetie” starring Helen Kane and Jack Oakie Released: June 14, 1929. Song written by: Al Sherman, Al Lewis,… Continue reading