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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. 17th May, 1940 : Instead of continuing his advance on Paris, General Guderian turns … 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. 15th May, 1940 : Capitulation of the Dutch Army is signed. German 6th Armoured … Continue reading

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Comédie Française*

. . . from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Canada, France – pretty, vacuous boys are taken seriously by majority of those who bothers to vote. */ The French national theatre (used for both comedy and tragedy), founded in … 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) 21st December, 1958 : General Charles de Gaulle, France’s Prime Minister was today elected the first President of the Fifth Republic by a huge majority. His support was especially strong in French overseas possessions, … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 18th January, 1951 : All is quiet today in Hanoi. After the fierce fighting of the last four days, the Viet Minh guerrillas have been forced to retreat, leaving behind them 500 prisoners and … 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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Silence and surprise

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The Left media ignored it, and a few semi-conservative commentators tut-tutted when the Turks booed and declaimed Allahu Akbar during what was supposed to be a minute of silence for the victims of … Continue reading

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Jihad enablers

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I do not mean only the obvious ones, like Obama, Merkel, Hollande, Turnbull etc, who, after all, were more or less democratically elected; nor the main stream media and the academe. With … Continue reading

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Champagne haram

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I’m not sure. Perhaps Charlie Hebdo is making fun of the fellow denizens of France, hell-bent on proving that the collaborationist reputation France acquired during WW II is not entirely baseless. Alternatively, and … Continue reading

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Not all collaborated then …

  … but today?  

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A War between Two Worlds

George Friedman: The murders of cartoonists who made fun of Islam and of Jews shopping for their Sabbath meals by Islamists in Paris last week have galvanized the world. A galvanized world is always dangerous. Galvanized people can do careless things. … Continue reading

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Let’s hope it’s not too late

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)   16th September, 1959 : In a dramatic television address to the nation, President de Gaulle tonight offered the people of Algeria the right to choose their political future by referendum. Within four years … Continue reading

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The French

Milan Skarka   Having recently visited France and enjoyed their culture and culinary “miracles” along with impeccably excellent wines, once again, I was compelled to balance my experiences with historical facts. I imagined French to be prototypical of a pan-European … Continue reading

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november memories / 08

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 8th November, 1956 : On the stroke of midnight all military operations by British and French forces in the Canal Zone came to a halt. Under the United Nations terms accepted by the Allies, … Continue reading

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Australia, Great Britain, France…

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   AUSTRALIA – Andrew Bolt: Somalis in Australia admit to a radicalisation here, absurdly supported with taxpayers’ money:  SOMALI community leaders warned yesterday that education authorities had ignored calls to regulate madrassas, … Continue reading

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august memories / 27

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 27th August, 1954 : The French Premier, M Pierre Mendes-France, is desperately trying to steer a middle course between African nationalists, and the French conservatives, afraid he will give away valuable colonial interests. His … Continue reading

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Mal(i) adventure

 Ludwig von Gress When the French sent their military to Mali without waiting for the permission of The Guardian, United Nations, Australian Broadcasting Commission and other left-wing organisations I was pleased that something, albeit small is being done about the … Continue reading

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february / 08

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 8th February, 1962 : Eight people died today when left-wing protesters, demonstrating against French policy in Algeria clashed with police. The Underground Secret Army (OAS) was blamed for exploding ten bombs yesterday at the … Continue reading

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