Category Archives: Civil War

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd March, 1938 : General Franco’s troops attacked all along the eastern front today, relentlessly pushing the battered Government forces back towards Catalonia. The Nationalists claim to have captured thousands of prisoners as well … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st March, 1927 : The victorious Nationalist Army of General Chiang Kai-shek entered the terrified and chaotic city of Shanghai today. Barely a shot was fired as the Peking army of northern warlords collapsed … Continue reading

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Even less funny

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 18th March, 1921 : Lev Davidovich Bronstein a.k.a. Leon Trotsky, acclaimed by the sailors of Kronstadt as their revolutionary leader in those heady months of 1917, ordered a picked Red Army force to storm … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 22nd February, 1936 : Spain’s new left-wing Government has ordered an amnesty for 30,000 political prisoners. Formal releases are taking place this evening throughout the country. Meanwhile, martial law is in force in four … Continue reading

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Solution?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Just to get you to the proper mood and pull you down from that pink cloud of rainbow-tinted pre-elections optimism (only joking) I suggest you read the good and, naturally depressing, article of … Continue reading

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New Guards

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826 ) – “Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown, that mankind are … Continue reading

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“Deplorables” of the World Unite

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger “Deplorables” v.- Despicables People are going to be disappointed. If elections were to change anything the Big Money would have banned them a long time ago. Perhaps November 2017 would show how … Continue reading

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The bread basket

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I have nothing against preparations for the future, though preparing, in 1900 A.D., for the anticipated shortage of horseshoes in 2000 C.E. might not had been too wise. And the people, if … Continue reading

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Cold Iron

…from the quills of the dead white poets Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) Gold is for the mistress — silver for the maid — Copper for the craftsman cunning at his trade.” “Good!” said the Baron, sitting in his hall, … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 29th August, 1903 : The details of the atrocities perpetrated on all sides in the anarchy sweeping the Balkans continues to horrify the civilised world. The terrible stories emerging from the mountains tell … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 3rd August, 1916 : Sir Roger Casement, the former British diplomat who tried to smuggle a boatload of German arms into Ireland on the eve of Easter Rising, was executed by hanging at Pentonville … Continue reading

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Amerika Amerika

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Paper money and slavery

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger A week or so ago I recalled a camp-fire discussion long time ago, when a few of us, unhappy slaves, considered our fellow ignorant, but happy slaves and what, if anything, should or … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 25th February, 1914 : The paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) now has 100,000 armed men, it was claimed in Belfast today. With British Ministers still silent about their next moves in the crisis over … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 9th February, 1969 : The mining giant Conzinc Riotinto of Australia is planning to develop a rich new copper deposit on Bougainville Island, in Papua New Guinea, to supply $1,000 million worth of ore … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 22nd January, 1949 : As victorious Communist troops marched in Peking today, Chiang Kai-shek, China’s leader for 22 years, announced his retirement. He was going home, he said, “to sweep the graves of his … Continue reading

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Medial Jihad enablers

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The Saturday morning after this month Friday the thirteenth I turned on a TV set to watch the Spanish Telediario and found that SBS (the Australian taxpayers funded Special Broadcasting Service, a.k.a. Socialist … Continue reading

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Fantasy-land N.L.

Ludwig von Gress The current fantasy land is the Middle East, where the lack of reliable information means there are no boundaries to the imagination of the experts. For example, no lesser expert than the US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter … Continue reading

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Plan C

“When all else fails a blind refusal to look facts in the face will see us through”

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