Monthly Archives: October 2015

Killing Us Softly

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In the Land of Rainbows and Unicorns there is a moral and political philosophy called The Social Contract that posits an individual will surrender some of their freedoms to the state provided the state is committed to protecting the individual’s … Continue reading

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Scary Shit Settled Science

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer [which is one of the many tentacles of the World Health Organization which, in its turn, is one of the many tentacles of the United Nations] issued a Press Release [No 240] on … Continue reading

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Stealing Scottish Seas

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Craig Murray is a blogger, human rights activist and former British ambassador to Uzbekistan who has many interesting tales to tell. One of these tales relates to the stealthy theft of 6,000 square miles of Scottish Sea [and associated oil … Continue reading

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Agorism for Political Agnostics

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It has been reported that someone [I’ve never heard of] has decided voting is a scam. Some people can really only take so much of the political process before they give up on the system entirely. This is especially true … Continue reading

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The Collectivist Conspiracy

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Edward Griffin clearly articulates the realities of American and European politics where the squabbles between the Political Left and the Political Right are pure street theatre designed to deflect your attention away from the fact that both sides of the … Continue reading

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Cultural Marxism

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Cultural Marxism [aka The Frankfurt School] is another curious beast. On the one hand: Cultural Marxism is an ideology that drives political correctness. On the other hand: Cultural Marxism is a conspiracy theory associated with political correctness. Cultural Marxism is … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Ones

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For those of us that have led sheltered lives [or are increasingly leading sheltered lives] then its probably time we leant about John Calhoun’s Beautiful Ones [even if we aren’t beautiful]. John B. Calhoun (May 11, 1917 – September 7, … Continue reading

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Democratising the Eurozone

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Yanis Varoufakis is currently playing to packed houses during his European Tour [aka lap of honour] and is frequently honoured with standing ovations. His appearance in Coimbra [Portugal] was no exception. It seems that Yanis Varoufakis is more relaxed [and … Continue reading

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The Other Gold Standard

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One of life’s little ironies is that there have been many instances in recent history when even the most rabid non-smokers have been desperate for tobacco. The Other Gold Standard usually comes to the fore during times of economic hardship, … Continue reading

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The Five Ayes

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There have been three remarkable warm-up acts preparing the world for the top of bill United Nations Climate Change Conference [aka COP21] that will be take centre stage in Paris from 30th November to 11th December 2015. First there was … Continue reading

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How Universities Silence Truth

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Thomas James DiLorenzo is an adherent of the Austrian School of economics. Thomas James DiLorenzo (born August 8, 1954) is an American economics professor at Loyola University Maryland Sellinger School of Business. He identifies himself as an adherent of the … Continue reading

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Putting the F in English

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Back in the day I was simply told the F word was good old fashioned Anglo-Saxon. These days, however, Wikipedia likes to promote the idea that its origin is obscure. Fuck is an obscene English language word, which refers to … Continue reading

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The Empire of Settled Science

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In the long sweep of history science, technology and engineering have been used to develop increasingly efficient mechanisms for killing humans at a distance. Arguably, the historical narrative simply describes one long [forever evolving] arms race. The first technologies, such … Continue reading

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