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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. 30th May, 1941 : A report by the Italian Supreme Command considers an attack … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 3rd March, 1928 : British forces are taking measures to counter a huge raid by 20,000 Wahabi religious tribesmen aimed at Kuwait and the Iraq frontier. These marauders, mounted on camels, are sweeping across … Continue reading

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The Joke

Ludwig von Gress Obama’s efforts in Middle East remind me of something equally unpleasant, specifically Queensland Police Force in early eighties and a certain Jack Herbert, who unofficially run the Licensing branch – gambling, prostitution and illegal grog. Bear with … 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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Terror in a home theater

Ludwig von Gress Practically since the time of moving pictures, there were horror movies. Obviously some people, or perhaps many, want to be horrified and are even willing to pay for the privilege. Some, me included, don’t. Today the horror … Continue reading

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Obama’s dictators

Ludwig von Gress Is the leader of the formerly free world Hussain Obama running out of dictators to bow to? Not likely, of course, as he can create new ones at will, say in Iraq, and prop the old ones. … Continue reading

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Byzantine Levant

Ludwig von Gress As expected by many, Fog of Chaos including, [Ludwig von Gress America’s Vietnam Moment in Iraq – 21 December 2011]USA are leaving Iraq with shriveling tail between the legs. Posturing with aircraft carriers reminds one of a … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 18th June, 1965 : Vowing to mobilise all able-bodied men to fight in the war against the Viet Cong, Air-marshal Nguyen Cao Ky today became South Vietnam’s new and youngest Premier. The 34-year-old Ky, … Continue reading

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