Election Française. “Quel sens pour l’Occident?”*

*French Presidential election. “What meaning for the West?” (For English please scroll down. Chief Engineer Scotty is working out the mechanics of a bilingual blog with Monica, our talented outside consultant. But Scotty is always late.) L’élection présidentielle Française commence dans quelques heures. J’aimerais me dire serein, mais non. Les sondages confirment un avantage sérieux…

Relief. Soulagement

Macron en tête: 23.7% devant le Pen: 21.7%. Ouf! Maintenant il faut voter Macron au second tour. Tous contre Le Pen. Macron leads: 23.7%. Le Pen seems to be runner-up at 21.7%. Vote Macron in the second round. All against Le Pen. Have a great week. 🙂

Last call. Dernière heure. French. Election. Française

For English press 1. If that doesn’t work (and it won’t) just scroll down to the English version. Please. 🙂 Version Française Ben, j’avions voté. Ma Doué, comme eut dit ma grand-mère Gallo de Piré-sur-Seiche (Ille-et-Villaine). Comme je le disais dans mon “post” précédent, aux Amériques on a voté Samedi. Beaucoup de monde. Une heure…

Fair stood the wind for France*

This coming Sunday, April 23rd, the French will vote for the Presidential election. Us Frogs who live in the Americas will vote on Saturday to allow for the time difference. You might say: “What’s it to me? I ain’t French and I don’t live in France.” A legitimate point, but wrong. This coming election may…

Time Patrol. WWII or III?

Another rabid dog has rammed his lorry, truck, whatever, into a crowd of passersby. Dead? Several? Injured? More? Where? Stockholm. I searched my memory. Was Sweden a colonial power? No. Involved in slavery? Probably not. Crimes of war? No. Well, some of their descendants conquered England in 1066, but I’m sure there is a statute…

A bl..dy shame

The people have voted for (Small) Britain to leave the European Union. A bloody shame. (Pardon my French.) There is research a-plenty to support the wisdom of crowds. (See James Surowiecki and Francis Galton. Wisdom of crowds appears most accurate when estimating the weight of a cow. The particularly variety of the cow is not…