Tag Archives: Trump

The Virtue of Poverty

Yesterday Roobeedoo drew attention to a news report: Man ‘whose throat was slit for cigarette’ named as dad who doted on his daughter It’s not at all clear what happened. But it seems that this was an argument between two smokers. … Continue reading

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The New Leaders of the Free World

I think the principal governing historical fact about Europe is that it committed suicide during WW1 ahd WW2. Up until that point Europe had been the economic and military and political centre of the world for 400 years. It was … Continue reading

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Disturbing

This is disturbing: I’ve watched Roger Stone quite frequently on Alex Jones’ Infowars. He’s become a familiar figure. He’s a political operative who dates all the way back to the Nixon administration. And now he’s been arrested by a SWAT … Continue reading

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Shutdown Surprise

My current understanding of the current US government shutdown is that it’s the result of a stand-off between Donald Trump and the newly-Democrat-controlled US Congress. Trump wants $6 billion for his wall, and the Congress won’t let him have it. … Continue reading

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What is the World’s Most Serious and Pressing Problem?

A couple of things caught my eye this morning. The first was a headline in the Sun: Theresa May scraps Brexit vote and vows to beg EU for a new deal – but they’ve already said they WON’T renegotiate But … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Populists

There’s some sort of Brexit debate going on in Parliament. I don’t know what the outcome of it will be, but I’m convinced that it won’t result in Brexit. And it won’t result in Brexit because the British political class … Continue reading

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Soft Fascism

In conversation with James Delingpole a few days ago, William (or maybe Jacob) Rees-Mogg said: 23:45: “People want to know that what you’re doing is based on some form of principle and that you have a direction you are going … Continue reading

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