Monthly Archives: August 2011

Quo usque tandem abutere Julia patientia nostra?*

…from the quill of Antisthenes We live in more and more interesting times. If they get more interesting, we will wonder where we went wrong and why we are in re-education camps. Our Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her comrades … Continue reading

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31/remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 31st August, 1961 : The wall which the Communist have built across Berlin, sealing of the western sectors, is being made taller and stronger every day and, while the Western Powers are outraged by … Continue reading

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Westminster system a úpadek mravů

Všeobecný úpadek mravů a Westminsterský systém Rudolf Výborný Westminsterský systém není snadné přesně definovat, ale celkem přijatelný popis je, že to je demokracie praktikovaná ve Velké Británii a v některých, ale zdaleka ne všech zemích, bývalého britského imperia, zejména v … Continue reading

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30/remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 30th August, 1980 : After two months of strikes and demonstrations, Polish workers have wrested far-reaching concessions from their Communist rulers. An agreement signed today by Lech Walesa, the strike leader in the Lenin … Continue reading

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Poor union workers

…from the quill of Antisthenes As tempting as it may be to write about the Craig Thomson affair, I shall refrain. After all, what do I know about the nitty-gritty details of the relentless struggle for workers rights by intrepid … Continue reading

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29/remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 29th August, 1932 : A depressed Adolf Hitler is today reported to be under heavy pressure to mount a putsch after his attempts to become German Chancellor have been frustrated by both the present … Continue reading

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The song of Master-Valiant-for-Truth

…from the quills of dead white poets John Bunyan (1618-1688) The song of Master Valiant-for-Truth   Who would true valour see, Let him come hither; One here will constant be, Come wind, come weather. There’s no discouragement Shall make him … Continue reading

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28/remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 28th August, 1928 : Another big step towards ensuring peace in Europe was taken today when delegates of 15 countries, meeting in the French foreign Ministry in Paris, signed a pact for the Renunciation … Continue reading

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Old communists never die, they just turn green

…from the quill of Antisthenes After I ‘penned’ (a supercilious, derogatory term the socialists like to use – so I pre-empted them) my British are revolting, where I quoted the Labour Member of Parliament Keir Hardie, I discovered additional information … Continue reading

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27/ remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 27th August, 1954 : The Leader of the Federal Opposition, Herbert Vere Evatt, appearing before the Royal Commission on Espionage in Sydney today, insisted that certain documents handed over by the Russian defector, Vladimir … Continue reading

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Carbon fraud

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26/ remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 26th August, 1940 : Berlin was shaken this morning by a British bombing raid as the RAF struck back swiftly for the attack on London at the weekend. British planes flew over the city … Continue reading

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Zemětřesení na východním pobřeží USA

Milan Škarka Žiji zde již asi 40 let, ale nikdy jsem neměl příležitost se podívat do Zednářského chrámu (GW) v Alexandrii, předměstí Washingtonu, který sedí na kopci a panuje pohledu na Alexandrii až k Potomaku. Toto opomenutí jsem napravil včera … Continue reading

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25/remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 25th August, 1936 : After an extraordinary five-day show trial in Moscow, a Soviet firing squad today executed 16 of Stalin’s opponents including two of his former allies – Grigori Zinoviev and Lev Kamenev. … Continue reading

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On bankers, rioters and printed opium

I’m no friend of the bankers. It seems that Dalrymple isn’t aware of the full extent of corruption the bankers indulged in, but he does raise the important moral point. Easy Credit and asset inflation has been the opium of the … Continue reading

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24/remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 24th August, 1919 : Prickly pear is spreading at the rate of 1,000,000 acres a year, Queensland Legislative Assembly was told. Mr Morgan moved that legislation be introduced to provide for the eradication campaign. … Continue reading

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The Execution of SEAL Team Six and Conspiracy Theories

by Milan Skarka Every time, especially in hard times the conspiracy theories raise their ugly heads and create a virtual “cottage industry”. This time is no different. After the recent tragedy of the downed Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan, numerous attempts … Continue reading

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Záhada vadnoucí květinky

(dodatek k Soudružce Táni) Pavel Jacko Čtenáři se nemají mystisifilitikovat, pokud to není absolutně nutné. Přiznám se, že se mě to básnění zdálo příliš dobré na německou komunistku, ale tak jsem to v knize pana Andersona vyčetl a hodilo se … Continue reading

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23/remember

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd August, 1920 : The Polish Army, vowing to fight to the last man to defend Warsaw, has beaten the Bolsheviks back from the gates of the capital.. Some reports say the Bolshevik forces … Continue reading

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Don’t cry for them, ABC…

…from the quill of Antisthenes …and do not rejoice, people. The sentences, meted out to the recent rioters by British courts are for show only. Media, for all practical purposes uniformly socialist, picked up a few court decisions, which at … Continue reading

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