Monthly Archives: January 2012

Another Left hero

 Paul Jacko No, not David Hicks, Saddam Hussein or Julian Assange. This time it is a Spanish activist judge Baltasar Garzón, who is being persecuted. According to Der Spiegel, “Garzón became famous for his dogged pursuit of dictators and others … Continue reading

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Sensible shoes next time, Julia

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger While we are being amused by the Australia Day Labor antics, it could be useful to remember that in politics the things almost never are what they seem to be. And the time-proved … Continue reading

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january memories / 30

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 30th January, 1982 : The decision by the Tasmanian Labor Government to dam the Franklin River, in the south-west of the State, looks likely to intensify what has already been a bitter struggle. Conservationists … Continue reading

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The Nile

…from the quills of dead white poets James Henry Leigh Hunt (1784 – 1859) It flows through old hushed Egypt and its sands, Like some grave mighty thought threading a dream, And times and things, as in all that vision, … Continue reading

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Three bags full

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   Simple people believe in simple solutions. Ban everything! Yes, I am writing about those greenies again. After South Australia in 2009 and Northern Territory earlier in 2011, Australian Capital Territory Labor Government … Continue reading

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Australian Prime Minister flees from her voters

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  Hosea 8:7 – “For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.”   Also Proverbs 22:8 – “He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be … Continue reading

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january memories / 27

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 27th January, 1952 : This morning, as dawn broke over the city, the full horror of yesterday’s riots in Cairo, in which 17 British people were murdered or burned to death, was revealed. The … Continue reading

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january memories / 26

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 26th January, 1942 : Several thousand infantry troops of the United Sates Army landed in Northern Ireland today. They are the first US troops to set foot in Europe – other than Iceland – … Continue reading

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Many years ago I though that the reforms so robustly introduced by President Roosevelt during the Great Depression were necessary and mostly beneficial. Later, reading other books and having more time to think, … Continue reading

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Fistful of dollars

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger This is the time when all good men and women come to the help of the party, Labor party that is. And all good socialist men and women, of course. Our Premier, Anna … Continue reading

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Melamine, anyone?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger On September 11, 2007  Shanghai’s Oriental Morning Post wrote that the Sanlu Group, the dairy corporation’s milk powder is being deliberately adulterated with melamine. Normally used in the manufacture of plastic, melamine does … Continue reading

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january memories / 22

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 22nd January, 1972 : The Six became Ten today with the signing of the Treaty of Brussels which will bring Britain, Ireland, Denmark and Norway into the European Community from January 1 next year. … Continue reading

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‘Go, lovely Rose…’

…from the quills of dead white poets  Edmund Waller (1606 – 1687)   Go, lovely Rose, Tell her, that wastes her time and me, That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems … Continue reading

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Albanese Apex

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Just when you thought the Labor government reached the utmost limits of the deceit and hypocrisy, there comes another revelation. Revelation of Report 117: Transport Energy Futures – Long Term Oil Supply Trends … Continue reading

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Warm and salty

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Some people are surprised by the number of those accepting Anthropogenic Global Warming (Climate change in the gore-speak) propaganda. Perhaps the following excerpt will make it clearer, if not more palatable. The Times: … Continue reading

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Worried Warriors of Latvia

Ludwig von Gress A year ago (25th January 2011) the Russian government signed a contract to acquire two French Mistral class assault landing ships for €1,37 billion. It also has an option to build further two in Russia. In December … Continue reading

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Left perspective

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger When looking for rough and ready informations on internet, people usually start, and unfortunately often end, with Wikipedia, which is rapidly turning into Leftipedia. So far one can find interesting facts and statistics … Continue reading

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Batushka Putin

Paul Jacko History never repeats itself exactly, so is there anything one can learn from the two Nothing New Under the Sun (Almost) items on the Fog of Chaos on the 27th and 3oth December respectively? I think so, especially … Continue reading

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Salt of the Earth

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Ever wondered who believes the Anthropogenic Global Warming propaganda? I do not think that spruikers like Flannery, Koroly or Garnaut believe it, nor do the politicians, socialists, fascists and other world government admirers, … Continue reading

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To Althea from Prison

…from the quills of dead white poets   Richard Lovelace (1618 – 1658)   When love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at the gates; When I lie tangled in her hair … Continue reading

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