Monthly Archives: March 2015

The road to perdition

…from the quill of Antisthenes On the road to perdition we could not have chosen a better leader. Hebrews 10.39: “But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 30th March, 1911 : All the European consuls in the besieged town of Fez have called for assistance. The road to Tangier is blocked and English and German travellers have been stopped and robbed. … Continue reading

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Perspektiva

…from the quills of the dead white poets František Gellner (1881 -1914) Má milá rozmilá, neplakej! Život už není jinakej. Dnes buďme ještě veselí na naší bílé posteli! Zejtra, co zejtra! Kdožpak ví, Zejtra si lehneme do rakví.

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Still true

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 25th March, 1911 : It is now illegal to export a large variety of native Australian birds or their plumage, skin or eggs. Federal legislation was gazetted today, and will come as welcome news … Continue reading

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He was a politician

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger In normal times one could ignore the death of a politician, because of the de mortuis nil nisi bene saying and the principle that if you can’t say anything good, say nothing. But … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd March, 1919 : Benito Mussolini, a socialist journalist who broke with the Italian Socialist Party at the beginning of the war, has formed his own party, the Fasci di Combattimento. Appealing to veterans … Continue reading

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A Boy Scouts’ Patrol Song

…from the quills of the dead white poets Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) These are our regulations — There’s just one law for the Scout And the first and the last, and the present and the past, And the future … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st March, 1909 : Controlled panic swept the Commons today at the revelation that Germany may soon overtake Britain in naval might. Just two years ago such a suggestion would have been laughed at. … Continue reading

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Palmeroids

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Oh, those Palmeroids! What would we do without them? Laugh at the abysmal performance of the dysfunctional Abbottoids perhaps? Ignore the Australian politicking altogether? Miss all that fun? No, not yet. We haven’t … Continue reading

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No worries

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Since the time he got elected in November 2008 Obama has been ‘grooming’ (to use the currently fashionable term) his American subjects for more permanent dictatorship. What the packs of Muslims, with relative … Continue reading

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Bicycle danger

 

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 17th March, 1914 : Madame Caillaux, wife of the French Finance Minister, was invited to dine at the Italian Embassy. Instead, she went to the offices of the Le Figaro newspaper, demanded to see … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 16th March, 1907 : As women in Britain continue their struggle for the vote, women in Finland had a real taste of political power today when they won their first seats in the Finnish … Continue reading

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Not the pilot

…from the quills of the dead white poets Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892) Not the pilot has charged himself to bring his ship into port, though beaten back and many time baffled; Not the pathfinder penetrating inland weary and long, … Continue reading

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Another broken promise

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Tony Abbott’s fumblings show that either he is taking his voters for granted, or, deep down doesn’t wish to have the responsibility of governing. In my opinion (previously expressed here on Fog of … Continue reading

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The low of high education

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Three examples from the institutions of higher learning: One – The Nazi book burnings were a campaign conducted by the German Student Union to ceremonially burn books in Nazi Germany and Austria … Continue reading

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Racism rampant

Mychal S. Massie is an ordained minister who spent 13 years in full-time Christian Ministry. He was founder and president of the non-profit “In His Name Ministries.” He is the former National Chairman of the conservative black think tank, Project … Continue reading

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Misogynist* feministas

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Forget cliterectomy and other joys of Muslim womanhood; the harpies clique pretending to represent all women has more important matters to ponder. For example TV ads – Fog of Chaos The march of … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 10th March, 1912 : It seems that no one wants to be left out of the bitter fight over the morality of mixed seaside bathing. The Reverend W Goyen, of the Presbyterian Church, warned … Continue reading

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