Category Archives: Bureaucracy

Peak EU

..from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger In June 2016 British people decided to leave the fraudulent, undemocratic lunatic asylum, masquerading under the name of European Union; and a half a year later, in March 2017 British politicians finally got … Continue reading

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The former land of free enterprise

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger People create myths for various, mostly self- aggrandising reasons; and for the lack of reasoning ability and the visceral disdain of inconvenient facts, maintain them. Thus Americans mostly believe that they are … Continue reading

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Government can make you rich

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Food waste concerns and wasteful Michelle

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger For anyone watching the main stream media obedience to the Big Money and ‘Socialist International’, the media’s current obsession with so called food waste must be amusing. Not sooner you get over the … Continue reading

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Not funny

 

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Grope at will !

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Amongst the readers’ comments on In safe hands, for various reasons unpublished, there were two alluding to the likelihood that the image we used therein could work very well as a recruiting poster … Continue reading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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Children in arms

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger From time to time media, not having anything better to do, ‘do’ an item on children forced to work, provide sexual services, fight or some combination thereof. The usual activistas drop crocodile tears … Continue reading

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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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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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India’s civil service

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger In Jharkhand state in eastern India a system was installed to track the daily attendance of 14,000 civil servants. They have to log in and out by scanning a fingerprint or iris. The … Continue reading

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Ebola warfare?

Ludwig von Gress It must have occurred to a few people by now that Ebolavirus has some potential as a biological weapon. Panic or not to panic? Trust the media? Trust the governments? For example, Michelle Malkin pointed out that … Continue reading

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Joe not-the-builder

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger It is astonishing that a minister of the government, i.e. a person who gets elected by the people and is, at least in theory, supposed to represent them, gets astonished by pizza parlour … Continue reading

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Ebola roulette

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Information about Ebola is somewhat confusing, as could be expected. Since there is no cure or even semi-plausible vaccine, there are no money to be made as yet. Mortality rate varies between 25 … Continue reading

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Christine who?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger For ordinary denizens of this world she is just a name somewhere on the periphery of important matters, a name like Obama, Abbott, Oprah or Aadwark. The sport-minded people may recall her from … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy at work

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  “Australia’s chief medical officer has sought to allay concerns the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa could spread to Australia. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the epidemic constitutes … Continue reading

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ABC in firm control

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  Many conservative and semi-conservative commentators are fond of saying that the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is out of control. If they really believe that the taxpayers, to some limited extent represented on its Board, … Continue reading

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Those planet-saving light-bulbs

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   Just when you thought you influenced the climate and made friends with Al Gore and the warmist cabal: “How would you view a man who’s stockpiled a lifetime supply of old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Quote 23 de Tocqueville

  QUOTE XXIII Alexis de Tocqueville (1805 – 1859 ) –   What good is it to me, after all, if there is an authority always busy to see to the tranquil enjoyment of my pleasures and going ahead to … Continue reading

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Quote XX – Mencken

Henry Louis Mencken (1880 – 1956 ) –   The average man, whatever his errors otherwise, at least sees clearly that government is something lying outside of him and outside the generality of his fellow men – that it is … Continue reading

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