Be responsible with pork!

John Chappell’s latest commandment over at Libertad Digital comes in a piece that makes instructive comparisons between US and Spanish regional and national government finance systems. No prizes for guessing who gets rubbished.

Raymond Carr on the Basque problem

An excerpt from the Q&A session yesterday at the presentation of Raymond Carr’s new monster, El rostro cambiante de Clío: – Is Spain feasible without the Basque Country and Catalonia? – In theory yes, in practice no. I don’t understand why the radical nationalists want to be independent members of the European Union. An independent…

Trader nadir

Another favourite, gone: Bar Me Quedo Aquí (“I’m staying here”) in Llinars del Vallès.