Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Pips Squeak

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Physical Inertia can be a bitch. Just ask Captain Schettino. Captain Schettino stated that, before approaching the island, he turned off the alarm system for the ship’s computer navigation system. “I was navigating by sight, because I knew those seabeds … Continue reading

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Train Wreck Europe

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They say a week is a long time in British politics. The place holder of the blue team has thrown his toys out of the pram. The place holder of the red team is slowly being prised from his pram. … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up The Stables

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The first half of the 20th century saw the old European Empires self-destruct. World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that from 28 … Continue reading

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The Love Actually Vote

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The EU Referendum Result has highlighted the massive disconnect that exists between the politicians who inhabit the Westminster Bubble and reality. The Westminster Bubble is experiencing an extreme case of cognitive dissonance. On the one hand: The EU “top dogs” … Continue reading

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The Triple Troughers

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One of the EU Referendum Campaign issues was the democratic deficit in Europe. But the results map highlights a huge democratic deficit in the United Kingdom. The establishment of Regional Assemblies [with devolved powers] in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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Stand Up For Democracy

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The EU Referendum Campaign in Britain has been one of the most extraordinary political events in my lifetime where reality has managed to penetrate the Westminster Bubble. One of the more hopeful signs is that reality has even managed to … Continue reading

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Catastrophic English: History of British History

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Once upon a time the curators and purveyors of English History were the sectarian scribes who had retreated into the monasteries scattered across Europe. See: https://malagabay.wordpress.com/2015/07/01/the-heinsohn-horizon-the-academic-abyss/ Unsurprisingly, the sectarian scribes holed-up in the British monasteries busied themselves churning out sectarian … Continue reading

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The Other Troika?

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The EU project is encountering a steady head-wind. Resentment toward the EU hit a new high yesterday when the upper house of the Swiss parliament on Wednesday followed in the footsteps of Iceland, and voted to invalidate its 1992 application … Continue reading

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Another Heinsohn Hoard

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Three amateur archaeologists have unearthed a Viking-era gold treasure trove in Denmark. Seven bracelets – six gold and and one silver – dating from 900 A.D. were recovered from a field in Jutland by the hobby treasure hunters known as … Continue reading

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Catastrophic English: Saxon Bull

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The story of the Anglo Saxons who [according to the mainstream narrative] unobtrusively slipped into Britain from Old Saxony [during the first half of 1st millennium] is a strange tale of the unexpected. The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited … Continue reading

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Catastrophic English: Anglo Saxon Architecture

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There are a few problems with Anglo-Saxon Architecture. Firstly, Anglo-Saxon Architecture is a contentious and amorphous academic construct that has no universally accepted definition for above ground structures. No universally accepted example survives above ground. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Saxon_architecture Secondly, the only Anglo-Saxon … Continue reading

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Catastrophic English: Sanskrit As She Is Writ

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English is a very curious language that humbles most native speakers whenever they put pen to paper. ENGLISH AS SHE IS WRIT For many years I had suspected that medical students were not, necessarily, masters in the use of the … Continue reading

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On The Road To Victory

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Yesterday’s Complete The Sentence Competition encouraged readers to provide their own ending to the following well know phrase: If you’re gay, you’re …. Have you got your answer ready? If you’re stuck for an answer [and live in the United … Continue reading

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Brexit: Project Fear

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Analysing the issues raised by Project Fear produces some surprising insights. Project Fear warns “a Brexit will increase the risk of Europe descending into war”. A Brexit will increase the risk of Europe descending into war, David Cameron will warn … Continue reading

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Legions of NGOs

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Ten years ago Boris Johnson understood that some observers might conclude the Roman economic system was “positively Stalinist”. How, you may wonder, can I possibly extol the Roman system as a free market? It sounds positively Stalinist, put like that. … Continue reading

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Paul Joseph Watson: The Truth About #Brexit

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Things aren’t going to plan in Briton. Firstly, polling suggests the Brits are revolting. Following the two polls overnight pointing to a significant lead for “leave” over “remain” in the Brexit vote, as we noted, cable tumbled and volatility premia … Continue reading

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Decline and Fall

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The title of the satirical Decline and Fall [1928] by Evelyn Waugh tapped into a long literary tradition dating back to Edward Gibbon’s The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [1776]. Decline and Fall is a … Continue reading

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Milo Yiannopoulos: Social Justice is Cancer

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Milo Yiannopoulos is [amongst many other things] a senior editor for Breitbart. Milo Yiannopoulos (born 18 October 1983) is a British journalist and entrepreneur. Yiannopoulos founded The Kernel, an online tabloid magazine about technology, which he sold to Daily Dot … Continue reading

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Lawler Alignments – The Galactic Tide

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329 years after Principia was first published the Antiquated Academics are still peddling Newton’s universal law of magical mathematical mass. A specialised sect of Antiquated Academics [affectionately known as the Arcane Astronomers] believe galactic tides [“in the direction of the … Continue reading

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Listen, Liberal – Thomas Frank

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RT have released an entertaining and interesting interview with Thomas Frank where the wide ranging conversation focussed upon: What ever happened to the party of the people? It’s an intriguing question that’s echoed on both sides of the Atlantic by … Continue reading

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