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bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Jan.22.2014
Don’t worry, I’m fully dressed, in my own clothes. Unlike Gerrit Zalm, CEO of ABN AMRO bank, who during his bank’s New Year receptions appeared as Priscilla, his sister, clad in a blue dress and sporting Dame Edna glasses. ‘Women on top.’ Should we suggest to Lord Rennard that he appears in a...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
May.03.2013
Beatrix opened up during the handover of the throne. Her face appeared to be far livelier than before. Willem-Alexander had not only become more dignified in his ermine cloak, but from this moment on his face represented the entire nation. He was ready for it, and Máxima was a magnificent Evita of...
bob-mustin's picture
Apr.28.2012
Infidel, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali image via straitjacketsmagazine.com    I recently found this book on the living room bookshelves, one I soon learned the missus had read for her book discussion group. I was familiar with this woman’s role in Dutch Parliament, her stand against the worst acts...
manny-pacheco's picture
May.03.2010
One thing that should never be forgotten is The Holocaust during Hitler’s campaign of terror. There are some folks that would like to tell the world that the extermination of a people never existed during World War II. This horrible fact of the human race should always be remembered if only not to...