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Friday, 31 July 2015

When Sultan Erdogan is not busy bombing the Kurds...

HDP Leader Selahattin Demirtas


When President Erdogan is not busy bombing the Kurds, he goes after their democratically elected leader: http://news.am/eng/news/279421.html   

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Beyond divisive identity politics

Dallas Scott (Courtesy of The Australian)

The divisive and intellectually bankrupt ideology of bohemian socialism has resulted in PC rectitude trying to shoehorn the three-dimensionality of a person's humanity into the two-dimensionality of new soft-totalitarian stereotypes. Dallas Scott, a fine wordsmith and clear thinker, cuts loose at his blog, The Black Steam Train: http://theblacksteamtrain.blogspot.com.au/2015/07/the-wayland-smithers-school-of.html

Sunday, 26 July 2015

"Identity Politics is Evil (and Infantile)" - Daryl McCann

Jerusalem's colonialist, Euro-centric, imperialist, Zionist tram. (Actually, it's very nice)


I was an old-fashioned leftist once. In a sense I remain so, given that I am empathetic to the poor. The modern-day anti-bourgeois leftist is another story altogether. Anti-civilisation and anti-Zionism always trumps reality for these folk: http://honestreporting.com/bbc-panorama-goes-off-the-rails/   

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Friday, 24 July 2015

Salutations to the ALP's 47th National Conference!


Here is my gift to the delegates attending Labor's 47th National Conference. Have a great meeting, comrades. I'm sure you've got some important things to be getting on with: https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/qed/2015/07/make-greens-look-good/ 

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Racists, fascists and socialist scum

Reclaim Australia protesters at South Australia's Parliament House (Courtesy of adelaidenow.com.au)


Here is an interesting take on the demonstrations that took place last weekend around Australia: http://www.spectator.co.uk/australia/australia-features/9587872/racists-fascists-and-socialist-scum/

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Munich 2015



President Obama continues to usher in an era of global volksgemeinschaft (people's community): http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/17221#.VabUgyqqpBc
And here is an earlier piece I wrote on Obama's appeasement: https://quadrant.org.au/magazine/2015/05/wiser-men-iranian-deal/

Monday, 13 July 2015

Saturday, 11 July 2015

Secular Global Cooling

Thames Frost Fair, 1683-4, by Thomas Wyke


The Thames River, apparently, is going to be freezing over again - just as it did in the past: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150709092955.htm
Here is my review of James Delingpole's 2012 Killing the Earth to Save It: http://quadrant.org.au/magazine/2012/06/it-s-really-about-freedom/