France Election, Part II: parliamentary vote results today

Today, the second round of voting finishes in the French parliamentary election. Yes, that’s right, folks; their presidential vote wasn’t the end of it, they had to go through yet another vote for parliament, too.   The expectation, based on how the first round turned out last week, is that Emmanuel Macron’s party En Marche!…

TRAGEDY AT LE MANS; DRIVER ALLAN SIMONSEN KILLED

Well, my attempt to cheer myself up and get my mind off of Calgary is a total failure today. Tuned in to Le Mans and learned a driver was killed early in the race. Apparently Allan Simonsen’s Aston Martin crashed in the first ten minutes, and he died. Wow, what a tragedy, and yet these guys are…

THIS WEEK’S NEWS FROM NOWHERE IS A REAL HIGHWIRE ACT

Welcome again to News from Nowhere for this Monday night. I have a few items to share with you this night about all the happenings going on out there. I guess the first piece of business is to mention Nik Wallenda’s highwire crossing over Niagara Falls on Friday, which ended up a success. Of course, at…