Tag Archives: madness

Real Panic

A couple of days back I found myself listening to Brendan O’Neill talking to People Before Profit counsellor Fiona Ferguson about Greta Thunberg, the teenage Swedish global warming alarmist, and thinking that the global warming alarmism, which I had thought … Continue reading

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No Clapping

Something I only just noticed. This piece of lunacy seems to have been a British invention last year: The student union at Manchester University in England voted last week to ban clapping and whooping in favor of more inclusive “jazz … Continue reading

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Another Slowly Mounting Civil War

Smoking Lamp has drawn attention to this: One of the upsides of living in France is enjoying a drink or something to eat on one of the many café terraces, and be it sunny or rainy, smokers are always part … Continue reading

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Derangement

Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain ended today, and then, after visiting Ireland, he’s going to Normandy for the D-Day 75th anniversary. He brought with him the full Trump Derangement Syndrome, of course, because it follows him wherever he goes. … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Attack on Everything Normal

In a wide-ranging (Brexit, mass migration, genderism, new Cold War mentality) and thought-provoking speech in Amsterdam a few days ago, Vaclav Klaus spoke of: the danger of the new era of indoctrination and manipulation of all of us adding, This has … Continue reading

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Scare-Mongering

After Trump got elected, such was the animosity against him (e.g. Kathy Griffin) that I thought he’d very likely be assassinated. So I’ve been pleasantly surprised that it hasn’t happened. And I’ve stopped thinking that it’s going to happen. Not … Continue reading

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The Deadliest Artifact in Human History

Three different stories vying for my attention this morning. The first one from Hawaii: “The cigarette is considered the deadliest artifact in human history,” declares HB 1509. The product, it continues, has “killed one hundred million people in the twentieth century … Continue reading

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