Monthly Archives: October 2012

Security Council fiasco

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I was about to ignore the ignominy imposed upon us by the deep seated insecurity of Kevin Rudd but I wouldn’t want anybody to think I approve it. United Nation Security Council has … Continue reading

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Refugees? Really?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger With increasing frequency we are receiving anonymous e-mails of varying quality complaining about ills of the society. It is the symptom of the times, when the main stream media, both left and cowed, … Continue reading

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Labor Volkssturm

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger For older people with short memories and younger people disadvantaged by their post-modern education:- “’The Volkssturm lit. “storm of the people” or “Folk-Storm”; “People’s Army” or “National Militia”) was a German national militia … Continue reading

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Prospice

…from the quills of the dead white poets  Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) Fear Death? – to feel the fog in my throat, The mists in my face, When the snows begin, and the blasts denote I am nearing the … Continue reading

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Free speech of Mr Bean

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger It is sad that a comedian has to do what politicians are afraid of doing – defending free speech. Rowan Atkinson in Great Britain, of course. Our comedians, I mean those not in … Continue reading

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Apples and camels

Ludwig von Gress I did not watch the last Romney / Obama debate and got the Obama’s silly national defense quip only second hand. Republican challenger Mitt Romney said that the Navy has fewer ships than it did in 1917 … Continue reading

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Forbidden art

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger We mentioned the problems of non-gevernment approved, politically incorrect artists in Australia before: Black Art in Blue Mountains, 18-06-2011 and Katoomba to Canberra – the same mentality, 02-02-2012. Those brave people are still … Continue reading

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Rabbit in the Head Lights

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Cannot happen here

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Spanish police has broken up a major Chinese criminal operation that illegally shipped Chinese products to Spain for distribution throughout Europe. Spanish police chief Ignacio Cosido said authorities detained 83 suspected members of … Continue reading

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Bolševismus

T.G.Masaryk: Lenin prohlašuje svůj komunistický program za pravý marxismus. Nemluvím o oprávněnosti bolševismu. Jenom podotýkám, že to není komunismus, ani socialismus. Jsou to v mase nevzdělaní chudáci, kteří nemají potuchy o administrativě státu, je to analfabetický absolutismus. Kdo se v … Continue reading

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China break-down

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Liao Yiwu, also known as Lao Wei (born 1958), is a Chinese author, reporter, musician, and poet. His books, several of which are collections of interviews with ordinary people from the lower rungs … Continue reading

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America at the crossroads?

Milan Skarka I don’t pretend to know what will happen to this Republic. However, all the historical markers are pointing to the law of diminishing returns. The presidential election that may to some extent determine the answer is about two … Continue reading

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To Daffodils

…from the quills of the dead white poets  Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674)  Fair Daffodils, we weep to see You Haste away so soon; As yet the early rising sum Has not attained his moon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting … Continue reading

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Terrorism today II

Ludwig von Gress Again something from the friendly folks at Stratfor: Scott Stewart -Evolution and Trends in Terrorism Tradecraft The terrorist tradecraft discussed in last week’s Security Weekly [Fog of Chaos] does not happen in isolation. The practitioners of terrorist … Continue reading

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…. for Obama?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The war on women seems to be taking so strange turns, both here and in America, that one is tempted to consider some devious male chauvinist plot to discredit feminism and women in … Continue reading

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Nemužnost

T.G.Masaryk:- V malém národě vždy hrozí nebezpečí, že se opatrnost a rozvážná svědomitost obrací v dvojakost a v nemužnou „tichost“. K otroctví zvenčí se připojuje otroctví vnitřní a pak se sahá i k nečestným prostředkům, jimiž se slabí lidé domnívají … Continue reading

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Double standard

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger It is surprising that some normal people and many Australian journalists consider the latest hysterics of the Australian Labor Party (and in particular of its disciplined coven) in the slimy Slipper saga surprising. … Continue reading

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Lies everywhere

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  Lies, more lies and gillarding, but not only in Australia. Thoroughly Leftist, appeasenik and possibly Islamist President fights for re-election so that he can finish the job of disembowelling the United States of … Continue reading

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Civilization

I wished that I had by my side a philosopher who could explain to me why it is that man can never remain in one stay. Why is it, I wanted to ask him, that having known the best he … Continue reading

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God’s Purposes Revealed

…from the quills of the dead white poets  John Milton (1608 – 1674)  All is best, though we oft doubt, What th’ unsearchable dispose Of highest Wisdom brings about, And ever best found in the close. Oft he seems to … Continue reading

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