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by Voronwë the Faithful
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: World News Thread
Replies: 358
Views: 96944

Re: World News Thread

Ideologically, Bennett is to the right of Netanyahu. However, his main partner in the coalition, Lapid, is considerably to the left of Netanyahu, and will be Foreign Minister for the first two years of the four year term, and then become PM. It remains to be seen how much power Bennett (whose party ...
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jun 13, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Tolkien biopic
Replies: 79
Views: 58690

Re: Tolkien biopic

Dr. Dmitra Fimi's review perfectly captures my feelings about the film.
Tolkien: Knowing it’s so wrong, but feeling so right (my review of Dome Karukoski’s biopic)
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jun 13, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: The Shibboleth of Fëanor
Topic: Catholicism in the Lord of the Rings
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: Catholicism in the Lord of the Rings

Here is a review of Professor Kreeft's book, The Philosophy of Tolkien from an early (Volume 4) issue of Tolkien Studies back in 2007.

https://muse.jhu.edu/article/215126/pdf ... AZzs2gy4gQ
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jun 13, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases
Replies: 1157
Views: 310977

Re: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases

I've actually changed my mind. The news that former White House Counsel Don McGahn and his wife also had their records subpoenaed has convinced me that there was a rogue element that answered directly to Trump in the DOJ that was behind this. I don't think Rosenstein was involved, and Sessions was o...
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jun 13, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5386
Views: 1002740

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

No. Not as close kin as Olwë.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases
Replies: 1157
Views: 310977

Re: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases

Frankly, I put the likelihood of the DOJ leadership not knowing that they were subpoenaing members of Congress at some place between 0% and zero percent.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim
Replies: 9
Views: 107

Re: The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim

Actually, of anything in the appendices, Helm's story is the most fleshed out (other than Aragorn's).
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sat Jun 12, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: 2020 Election: Predictions, Results and Reactions
Replies: 2240
Views: 122925

Re: 2020 Election: Predictions, Results and Reactions

Meanwhile, an active duty Chicago Police Officer was arrested this morning and charged with participating the 1/6 insurrection.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/11/politics ... index.html
by Voronwë the Faithful
Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5386
Views: 1002740

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

No. Thingol is not involved, though someone who was his kin is.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Arda Unmarred
Topic: Nature Pics
Replies: 2842
Views: 788620

Re: Nature Pics

So awesome!
by Voronwë the Faithful
Fri Jun 11, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases
Replies: 1157
Views: 310977

Re: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases

For some reason I feel the need to belabor the obvious. This is a big deal.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases
Replies: 1157
Views: 310977

Re: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases

Not just members of Congress, but also their family, including at least one minor. Plus staff members, including those not even involved in the matters that were supposedly being investigated for leaks.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5386
Views: 1002740

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Yup!
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5386
Views: 1002740

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Long before the events of The Hobbit.

It does not refer to any Dwarves. I think it is safe to say that the speaker was more scornful of the Naugrim that the person being spoken to.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: The Shibboleth of Fëanor
Topic: Completing my Tolkien Library
Replies: 35
Views: 3960

Re: Completing my Tolkien Library

No hurry. Your are creating a wonderful collection! Both The Annotated Hobbit and Tolkien and the Great War are wonderful books, as I am sure you will agree.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5386
Views: 1002740

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

No. The Sackville-Bagginses were not even a blip on the radar.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: The challenges ahead (Biden's America)
Replies: 646
Views: 52027

Re: The challenges ahead (Biden's America)

I guess I'll put this here. While it is good that this is happening, I fight it utterly remarkable and extremely disappointing that this is the case. Senate confirms Zahid Quraishi as first Muslim American federal judge in US history It is beyond belief that among the thousands of federal judges tha...
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5386
Views: 1002740

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Yes, quite accurate. The biggest change in the last word, though even that isn't completely changed.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5386
Views: 1002740

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Any questions?