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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 22nd July, 1940 : Churchill replies to Hitler’s peace offer through his Foreign … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 19th July, 1940 : Speaking in Berlin to the Reichstag, Hitler addresses a last … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 6th July, 1940 : Hitler proposes a peace pact with Britain based on partition … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 21st June, 1940 : Hitler receives the French plenipotentiaries at Réthondes in the same … Continue reading

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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 4th May, 1941 : The attempt by General Rommel’s troops to take Tobruk … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 27th April, 1940 : Hitler tells General Keitel, Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 15th March, 1938 : Adolf Hitler drove into Vienna yesterday amid scenes of tumultuous enthusiasm. Church bells pealed in welcome to the German dictator, who has made the once independent Austria just another province … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 28th February, 1925 : Adolf Hitler returned to the scene of his abortive putsch just over a year ago: in the Munich Burgerbraukeller he spoke at the first mass meeting of his resurrected Nazi … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 24th February, 1920 : An extremist political group, which appeared on the scene in the wake of the brief Bavarian Soviet Republic, today published a programme for creating a Third German Reich. According to … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN 24th October, 1939 – A end to Hitler’s month-long peace offensive was signalled tonight by Joachim von Ribbentrop, the German Foreign Minister. In a speech in Danzig, he accused Britain of “secretly and relentlessly preparing … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)   Saigon, April 1975 22nd July, 1954: Agreement was reached in Geneva to bring peace to Indochina. The main provision of the treaty calls for the division of Vietnam along the1 17t Parallel, with … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 9th July, 1933 : The new concordat between the Holy See and the German Reich was initialled today by Cardinal Pacelli, the Papal Secretary of State, and Herr von Papen, the German Vice-Chancellor. Within … Continue reading

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Bipolar Ukraine

 Ludwig von Gress  How accurate are the Stratfor ‘s analysts in their predictions? This article by Eugene Chausovsky, republished here with the kind permission of Stratfor, is over ten days old, so you can judge for yourselves. President Putin in … Continue reading

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november memories / 12

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 12th November, 1933 : Chancellor Hitler was today given popular support for his decision to walk out of the Geneva Disarmament Conference. In the plebiscite on the issue, 95 percent of voters said Yes. … Continue reading

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Out of sight

Paul Jacko  On 22nd August 1939, at Obersaltzberg, while giving a speech to his military commanders, Hitler allegedly said: “Who, after all, speaks to-day of the annihilation of the Armenians?” or, in a different version: “Who still talks nowadays of … Continue reading

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U.S. Foreign Policy from the Founders’ Perspective

  By George Friedman   Last week I discussed how the Founding Fathers might view the American debt crisis and the government shutdown. This week I thought it would be useful to consider how the founders might view foreign policy. I argued … Continue reading

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Feminism in chaotic times

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   We live in dark, chaotic times now, just as our fathers were living in the forties of the last century. According to Wikipedia “Feminism is a collection of movements and ideologies aimed … Continue reading

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november / 24

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 24th November, 1932 : Suddenly things are not looking so good for Hitler’s Nazis. With 196 seats they remain the largest party in the Reichstag, but in this month’s election they lost some 2,000,000 … 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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Birds of feather

Paul Jacko Little Julian, just as trustworthy as our Julia, is boring news, except when he does something particularly weird to attract the media attention. For example, not long ago the self-styled fighter for freedom of speech hid in the … Continue reading

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