Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Collective Madness of The Great War

I mentioned recently that I’ve been following The Great War, a week-by-week account of WW1 on YouTube. It covers events that happened exactly 100 years ago. And very soon – in about 5 weeks time, on 11 November – it … Continue reading

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Mad Macron

Insider: French President Emmanuel Macron is doubling down on his climate agenda. He told the UN General Assembly Tuesday that he’ll no longer make trade deals with countries that aren’t in the Paris Agreement. (The only country that hasn’t gotten on … Continue reading

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The EU Response To Populism: More EU

It looks like the EU is going to start fighting the rising tide of decentralising populism by introducing yet more centralisation. i.e. more EU. The European Union (EU) must bring an end to national sovereignty over finance with the creation … Continue reading

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Living In Deranged Times

We seem to be living in deranged times. Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) seems to be a genuine psychological disorder, whereby its sufferers are unable to accept that Donald Trump won the US presidential election two years ago. Hillary Clinton, who … Continue reading

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Mayor Jilly Gibson Can Go Hang

Hat tip Smoking Lamp for this story. (A CBD is a Central Business District for those who don’t know, which includes me). A Sydney council hopes to establish what is possibly the nation’s first smoke-free CBD in a capital city. North … Continue reading

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Slow Motion

I was reading yesterday about the SS Norge. In June 1903 it hit a rock near Rockall in the north Atlantic. It sank in 12 minutes, with a loss of about 700 lives.  And during those 12 minutes… …The sobs … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Treatment of Political Opponents

Breitbart: French populist leader Marine Le Pen has rejected orders by a French court that she undergo a psychiatric evaluation in connection with her prosecution for tweeting out Islamic State executions. The Rassemblement National (RN) leader revealed on Twitter that … Continue reading

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