Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Two massacres in three months… so why does the Foreign Office insist Tunisia is no more dangerous than Spain or the Dordogne?
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Monday, 29 June 2015
Tunisia Death Toll To Reach 30 Britons As May Defends Foreign Office Against Criticism"the Foreign Office ..was heavily criticised for its handling of the aftermath of the Tunisian massacre."
Only by complete idiots and those driven irrational with fear or grief. I would like to know what these critics (especially those who are members of the press) have done to identify the bodies and communicate with the bereaved.
Women's World Cup Article Mocked For Saying Playing Football Isn't 'A Woman's Place'And their mocking is news because....?
Oh, because it is a let's-you-and-him-fight story that is so easy to write and it fans flames to help set our fellow citizens at each others throats. OK, Got it.
The moral crusade against Greece must be opposed
Governor Says Puerto Rico's Debts 'Not Payable'
Sunday, 28 June 2015
The real target was "Anyone not like us" especially if we can get media coverage out of it.
The west thought the world had become civilized, but as more and more places go all Yugoslavia on us, we remember that murder and mayhem can be used to polarise and create power vacuums that the ruthlessly selfish can exploit.
They may cloak their greed and power grabs in Christianity (Crusades, Hugenots, KKK) in Islam (Al Qaeda, Taliban, Daesh) or free trade (Chinese, Spanish, English or American empires).
The crusades did not make Christianity evil, slavery did not make free-trade evil and jihadist moharebeh do not make Islam evil. BUT only the Christian community could stop the crusdades, only trading nations could stop the slave trade and only the Muslim community can stop the jihadis.
When will you start?
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
BBC 'Newsnight' Asks Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich About His Ostriches
The Huffington Post UK | By Paul Vale 23/06/2015 04:09 BST
With his country invaded by one of the nations that supposedly guaranteed its borders (the US and UK being the other two), and in the middle of civil war, Ostriches were obviously what was on everyone's mind. Thanks Newsnight for this insightful probe into the most important issue facing the Ukraine.
Also thanks to Huffpo and Mr Vale for pretending that this was news. Slow day, guys?
Monday, 22 June 2015
Why Greece Wants A Better Deal From Europe?
Because they would rather have you pay their tax bill than pay it themselves
Why So Many People Still Don't Like Obamacare
1) Obamacare is socialized medicine,
2) They know they hate socialized medicine, even if it is cheaper and yields better results
3) They don't understand that ALL health insurance is socialized medicine (all insurance is the socialization of risk)
Monday, 15 June 2015
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