Monthly Archives: March 2012

Queenslandské volby

Rudolf Výborný Očekával jsem výsledek se zájmem, průzkumy veřejného mínění jasně naznačovaly, že zvítězí LNP, ale výsledek voleb je vždy nejistý. Navíc, Labor hned od začátku volební kampaně se rozhodla obvinit z kriminality vůdce LNP, Cambell Newmana. Nečestně, protože vědomě nepravdivě, … Continue reading

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march memories / 31

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 31st March, 1932 : There seems to be no end in sight to the rapid decline of the New Zealand economy. A commission on the matter has recommended a cut in expenditure this year … Continue reading

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Afghanistan revisited

Ludwig von Gress Afghanistan’s visibility under the western eyes waxes and vanes with the agendas of the main players; Russia, China and sometimes United States. The world media are simply the performers on the deliberately badly lit stage. Not long … Continue reading

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Keeping up appearances

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger March is the month of mad hares and not only of them. Wildwordfund (WWF) is once again inviting you to the candlelit supper of breathtaking hypocrisy. You are to switch off your electrical … Continue reading

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Joys of conspiracies in Queensland

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger From time to time, everybody should relax and enjoy a really good conspiracy theory just as Americans do. In all the mindless entertainment, United States of America, for better or worse, leads the … Continue reading

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Demokratická pracovitost

T.G.Masaryk :- Demokracie žádá, aby všichni pracovali, a práci rozděluje a organizuje. Demokracie usiluje nejen o práci, nýbrž i o pracovitost. Nepříjemnost každé práce, zvláště práce nezvolené dobrovolně, má být překonána pocitem povinnosti. K té pracovitosti dojdeme, když se vzdáme … Continue reading

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Chinese elephants’ sunset?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I wonder how long time it will take before the naïve people supporting various “save the planet”, “save the environment” and “save the animals” organisations to realise that they are being played like … Continue reading

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march memories / 27

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 27th March, 1935 : At least 35 people are believed to have drowned, five boats have been confirmed sunk and another five are unaccounted for after cyclonic winds shattered the pearling fleet off Broome … Continue reading

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A bit late, but…

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger One could say twenty years too late, but it seems that some Queenslanders finally woke up. Preliminary results from Saturday show that Liberal National Party will have 74 seats in the Parliament, Labor … Continue reading

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march memories / 26

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 26th March, 1931 : A most appalling orgy of bloodshed is raging through the city of Cawnpore in India today, following the outbreak of communal rioting. The riots started when Moslem shopkeepers refused to … Continue reading

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‘Say not the struggle nought availeth …’

…from the quills of the dead white poets  Arthur Hugh Clough (1819 – 1861)  Say not the struggle nought availeth, The labour and the wounds are vain, The enemy faints not, nor faileth, And as things have been they remain. … Continue reading

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Face value

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Propaganda about political opponents is one thing, and the assessment of human beings on their appearance is another. It is every person’s choice how much weight to give each. I do not mention … Continue reading

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march memories / 24

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 24th March, 1940 : The Government as been urged to declare illegal the activities of Communists in Australia after last week’s split in the NSW Labor Party. Former ALP leader Mr Lang has formed … Continue reading

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Astute austerity

Ludwig von Gress Not long ago I came across some old (2007) news about a British Navy new submarine and I could not resist: “She is four years late and a massive 900 million over-budget. But when the Royal Navy’s … Continue reading

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march memories / 23

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd March, 1933 : The Prime Minister went to the House of Commons today to justify his meeting with Signor Mussolini in Rome and his new disarmament proposals. Mr McDonald told the packed House … Continue reading

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Corruptions you should know about: Election Fraud

   

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Pre-election musing

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The Queensland’s elections campaigning will mercifully end one day. But do not underestimate a politician cornered, who, until his/her oh so graceful concession speech on the election night, will deceive, denigrate and defame … Continue reading

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Justice discontinued

Paul Jacko In Justice on trial I wrote about the trials and, in my humble opinion well deserved, tribulations of a Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón. At that time (18th February 2012) one charge of the three was still pending. Garzón … Continue reading

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march memories / 20

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 20th March, 1937 : George Orwell took a journey into the heart of depressed Britain last year and the result is The Road to Wigan Pier – an unsparing report of the life of … Continue reading

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Coincidence or conspiracy?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Normally I would write that I have only an academic interest in finance, but with Koroly, Flannery, Briffa and such like being academics… I don’t want any taint by association. My interest in … Continue reading

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