Thursday, September 30, 2010

Misha and Vova

Misha:  Hello Vova, how are you doing?

Sunday, September 26, 2010

The Game-Changer

On August 12th 1901, a ship carrying a very precious cargo sailed into Manila Bay.


Sunday, September 12, 2010

The Humanist Party's Manifesto

Following on from the declaration of Valeriu Pasat, Leader of the Humanist Party, that Moldova should re-orient towards the East (i.e. Russia), I thought I owed it to my readers to research his argumentation.  Hot of the press, here is an excerpt from the Humanist Party's manifesto:

Friday, September 10, 2010

Sound advice from Constantin Tanase

Source:  Hotnews & Timpul

"In the context of failure of the referendum on Sunday unfounded attacks on the Alliance should be stopped", says editorialist Constantin Tanase.  "The Alliance is the spoiled and capricious child of Democratic voters."


Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The Referendum, Mocanu & the AIE

The referendum as been and gone.  In terms of the result, it actually delivered a resounding "yes' to the idea of direct presidential election.  In terms of its effect, the low turnout was a big slap in the face, in particular to the two politicians who saw themsleves as the next President of Moldova, Vlad Filat and Marian Lupu.  They will now have to wait and see if their ambitions can be fullfilled.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Improper Nouns

If you think about it, there is little that is more tightly connected with your identity, your persona than the name you carry.  For most of us this is an inheritance from our parents, and we live with their gift, grudgingly or otherwise, throughout our life.  Some of the braver of us change our names legally, when we think that another moniker would suit our character better.