Saturday 26 March 2016

The Islamic State murders 25 in Baghdad soccer stadium

The horrors perpetrated by the Islamic State group are still occurring in Iraq:

Life Itself

I was tremendously moved by documentary about Roger Ebert's life, Life Itself, which I have just watched. Here is his official site with all his reviews:

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Australia's Victory over the People-Smugglers: The Salisbury Review, Spring 2016

Australia’s Victory over People-Smugglers
Daryl McCann

At the 2015 Margaret Thatcher Lecture, Australia’s former-PM Tony Abbott warned that unchecked immigration represented a potential catastrophe because “a country that can’t control its borders starts to lose control of itself.” This is something the voters in the United Kingdom might ponder ahead of the referendum on European Union membership scheduled for June 2017.    

Friday 18 March 2016

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Why American voters have gone rogue in Michigan (and elsewhere)

Courtesy of Real Clear Politics

Here is piece in the Guardian that helps to explain why American voters in places like Michigan are supporting the populist candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders: 

Sunday 6 March 2016

Peer-reviewed Nature magazine article: "The Hiatus is real"

If you are an honest man, Leonardo Wilhem diCaprio, click here and then speak its truth to the world: 

The existence of The Hiatus does not in itself disprove the Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming (CAGW) thesis, but it does raise questions about those who repeat robotically that the "science is settled". Here is a summary of the article:

Friday 4 March 2016

New York Times "conservative" reduced to ad hominem attack

Left-populism and "sensible conservative" populism have much in common 

David Brooks is paid to generate ideas. Here is the chance for him to critique the new conservative populism or "sensible conservatism" (as Trump calls it) and all he can do is "attack the man":  Somebody should write a tome titled How Not To Defeat Donald Trump. While I would like progressive Democrats to tell us why America (and any sovereign nation) should not have control over its borders or why the Muslim Brotherhood and Identity Politics are a good thing, it would be nice if "moderate Republicans" could explain the morality (and political viability) of Mitt Romney's 2012 icy dismissal of 47% of the electorate:   

The AKP and the Muslim Brotherhood

Muslim Brotherhood acolyte flashes the Rabia sign:

I am not sure why it is left to state-run Russian media outlets to speak the truth on this disturbing subject, but there you go: