Monthly Archives: May 2015

Arithmetic on the Frontier

…from the quills of the dead white poets Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) A great and glorious thing it is To learn, for seven years or so, The Lord knows what of that and this, Ere reckoned fit to face … Continue reading

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Fifth columnists

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Who knows? Firstly, who knows what I mean when I write a “fifth column” ? Progies do their worst to change the meaning of even ordinary words, such as “gay” or “misogyny”, so … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 25th May, 1985 : Hundreds of men, women and children have died in a ferocious assault upon the Palestinian strongholds in Beirut by Syrian-backed Shi’ite militiamen. The battle for control of the Chatila and … Continue reading

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Kočky mňoukaly na střeše

…from the quills of the dead white poets František Gellner (1881 -1914) Kočky mňoukaly na střeše, následkem čehož jsem procit. Kočky mňoukaly na střeše: Láska je podivný pocit. Lásko, ty hvězdo zářící nad mořem bídy a vzdechů, proč jsi se … Continue reading

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Politics as usual

UPDATE: From Spengler’s Are the American people as corrupt as the Clintons? “What kind of people are we Americans, that we allow these kleptocrat’s hirelings to persist in public life? The answer, I fear, is that we have become corrupt ourselves. I’ve … Continue reading

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EPA-nymous

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   Some may have missed the cheerful news that the US Supreme Court is considering a case Coal v. IQ. Well, it is not really called that. It is Michigan v. EPA; … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 18th May, 1987 : The American frigate Stark, patrolling the Gulf north of Bahrain, was today hit by two Exocet missiles fired by Iraqi Mirage jets. The surprise attack killed 28 sailors and crippled … Continue reading

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I hear It was Charged against Me

…from the quills of the dead white poets Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892)   I hear it was charged against me that I sought to destroy institutions, But really I am neither for nor against institutions, (What indeed have I … Continue reading

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How halal is his valley

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The champion of the downtrodden, predominantly rural, Australians, Barnaby Joyce, is no more. Well, he is, in the sense that he exists, but now he is a champion of Islamic terrorists. He may … Continue reading

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The progress

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger There are subjects which, at least for me, follow from each other. Yesterday we had here the article about hundreds and thousands “New Europeans” abandoning colonialist-free, independent Africa and today I noticed something … Continue reading

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The future

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger There must be something wrong here – they flee from their liberators, of their own skin colour and religion to follow the cruel and incompetent colonialist oppressors to infidel, exploitative Europe? How does … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 13th May, 1981 : Pope John Paul II was shot by a Turkish gunman today, but after a five-hour operation surgeons said they hope he would make a full recovery. The Pope was driving … Continue reading

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United Kingdom

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger United Kingdom, or, as Australians of old would say, the Mother Country, had her elections. Fancy that! Obviously the EU commissars were confident that nothing would change to threaten their agenda and sinecures, … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 11th May, 1983 : The Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, (ALP) yesterday told Parliament that Soviet spy Valeriy Ivanov was expelled partly because he “cultivated” a relationship with the former ALP National Secretary, David Combe. … Continue reading

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Hymn Before Action

…from the quills of the dead white poets Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) The earth is full of anger, The seas are dark with wrath, The Nations in their harness Go up against our path: Ere yet we loose the … Continue reading

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Perhaps a donkey?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Flicking through some TV news channel I noticed comrade Varoufakis getting out of the car on the way to yet another EU meeting where he was trying to explain why German taxpayers owe … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 5th May, 1980 : The Special Air Service made a spectacular assault on the terrorist-occupied Iranian Embassy in Knighstbridge tonight, killing four of the five gunmen who took over the building six days ago … Continue reading

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To a Common Prostitute

…from the quills of the dead white poets Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892)   Be composed – be at ease with me – I am Walt Whitman, liberal and lusty as Nature, Not till the sun excludes you do I … Continue reading

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Liberation

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us and them

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Young Obama astonishingly, correctly called the black skinned Baltimore rioters “thugs”, not as one would expect from him, “freedom fighters”. So far his spokesman maintains his boss had not misspoke. It would seem that … Continue reading

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