Italy remains the least governable and most unstable member of Nato, not to mention the UE. Despite being one of the original six Founding Members and one of the principal financial supporters of the UE, Italy does not carry the political weight one would expect of the EU’s second major manufacturing Power. A question of … More Italy, where too many cooks spoil the broth for everyone but themselves!
The present government crisis was brought about by the Lega, one of the two political allies dubbed “populists” or “extremists” by the Country’s “mainstream” press and traditional parties. Moved more by fear of the unknown than any real threat to democracy, the “mainstream” press and traditional parties, can’t wait to return to the familiar multi-party … More Mattarella a “cold-war” leader with the power to propel Italians forward or backwards in time
The Italian left regularly portrays Italy as a staunch friend and ally of America, not without betraying some disappointment. But for years the Country teetered on the brink thanks to the Catholic-backed Democratic Christians and their unholy alliance with the biggest Communist Part outside of the Soviet Union. Back then it was anybody’s guess, which … More It’s Now or Never – Ora o mai più
For most of June and July my duties as Legal Guardian of a close relative of mine, have kept me too busy to dedicate any time to this blog. I am sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused readers. I look forward to again sharing with you my thoughts on a regular weekly basis. … More To my readers – Ai miei lettori
Thursday, June 6, 2019, marked the 75th Anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944). Read my tribute to the warriors that fought on the beaches of Normandy during what would be remembered as, “The Longest Day”!
Domenica, 26 maggio 2019, gli elettori modenesi sono andati ai seggi per votare coloro che li rappresenteranno al Parlamento Europeo. A Modena gli stessi elettori sono stati chiamati anche ad eleggere il Sindaco ed il Consiglio Comunale. Nelle elezioni per il parlamento UE, gli elettori hanno ricevuto schede contenente i simboli di 17 (diciasette) partiti … More Le elezioni UE e le administrative del 26 maggio 2019 nel Comune di Modena
On Sunday, May 26, 2019, registered voters went to the polls to cast their votes for who was to represent them in the Eu Parliament. In Modena, the same voters were also called upon to elect a Mayor and Town Council. In the EU Parliamentary Elections, voters were given Ballots containing the symbols of 17 … More Eu and Administrative Elections of 26 May 2019 in The City of Modena, Italy