Category Archives: Economics

Dense Fog in Brussels – EU Detached From Reality

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Pass the popcorn. Germany, France & Italy call for UK to pay multibillion-euro Brexit ‘divorce bill’ – RT.com – 26 Feb 2017 A number of EU states, including Germany, Italy, France and the Czech Republic have expressed their approval for … Continue reading

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35 Rattles and 1 Dummy

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In the weird and wacky world of American politics the Obama administration is [amongst other things] expelling 35 Russian diplomats over “election hacking allegations (that as yet have not been supported by any actual evidence)”. As promised (or threatened), the … Continue reading

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Myths of the Cherokee: Sacred Numbers

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The Religious Instruction I received back in the days of black and white television didn’t explicitly encompass Sacred Numbers. The Indian has always four as the principal sacred number, with usually another only slightly subordinated. The two sacred numbers of … Continue reading

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Political Economy – William Bradford

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William Bradford was an English Separatist who became the second Governor of the Plymouth Colony in 1621. William Bradford (c.1590 – May 9, 1657) was an English Separatist originally from the West Riding of Yorkshire, who later moved to Leiden … Continue reading

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It’s Good News Week

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The ever eloquent Lionel Nation provides an effervescent eulogy for the Double-Down Deplorable Deadbeats that prolifically pump plebeian pulp-fiction propaganda. In an desperate death-throw of the dice the Double-Down Deplorable Deadbeats are actively promoting Fake News Filters to protect their … Continue reading

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Decoding “Racism” and “Immigration”

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Decoding Party Politics and the Mass Media is a refined art form. Decoding these enigmas in the United Kingdom became slightly easier in 1987. “A Conflict of Interest” is the twelfth episode of the BBC comedy series Yes, Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Picking The Top Banana

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If you listen to the mainstream media you will have been informed [numerous times] that this has been the craziest, dirtiest, strangest, worst, most deplorable, most depressing, most negative, most rigged, most trivial and most unprecedented Top Banana Picking season … Continue reading

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Voices from the Three Empty Quarters

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David Stockman is a voice of reason from the Three Empty Quarters. David Alan Stockman (born November 10, 1946) is a former businessman and U.S. politician who served as a Republican U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan (1977–1981) and … Continue reading

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Hillary’s Beat The Clock

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One of the problems of Old Age is that some people get ‘stuck’ in the past. Coping is a very important skill needed in the aging process to move forward with life and not be ‘stuck’ in the past. The … Continue reading

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The Empty Quarter

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The Political Left have been battling the Political Right for over 200 years. Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy and social inequality. They typically involve concern for those in society whom they perceive … Continue reading

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Thad Beversdorf: Death of an Economy

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Thad Beversdorf believes Corporatism prioritises short term profits above everything else. I define corporatism as an economic model, such as our existing, that prioritizes short term profit maximization above everything else even consuming all other aspects of society to attain … Continue reading

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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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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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