Category Archives: Politics

It Gets Darker and Darker

Here we go again: I’ve never seen anything like it, with regard to the recent hit pieces by the Guardian, BBC, CNN et al, against independent journalists, academics, indeed any relatively high profile person who questions the official narrative (Moon … Continue reading

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Psychopaths and Cockroaches

On Wednesday the American aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, accompanied by seven warships, set sail for the Middle East. This flotilla will reach the eastern Mediterranean in about nine days time. Nine days until the end of the world..? … Continue reading

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The Guinea Pig in the Room

Last week there was another bizarre twist in the Salisbury poisoning affair, in that two guinea pigs belonging to Sergei Skripal died and his cat had to be put down after they were left in his home for weeks without … Continue reading

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On the Cusp

As I type this on a Sunday afternoon in western Europe, President Trump is in the middle of one of his Twitter storms. Here’s one of his Tweets: Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria. … Continue reading

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Pricks

I know this is not scientific, yet listening to a lot of UK phone-in shows today I would say that somewhere between 70% and 80% of the callers do not believe the official narrative about the Salisbury poisoning affair, and … Continue reading

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Dave Allen – May Your God Go with You

On this Easter holiday weekend this post is in no way meant to be disrespectful of those with religious beliefs. We are living in completely mad times – possibly end times – and I feel it’s important to try and … Continue reading

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Who’s This Kim Jong Un Geezer?

The Global Times newspaper is a mouthpiece of the Chinese government. It’s just done a quite lengthy report about Kim Jong Un’s visit to China. Here’s some parts of it: Xi said Kim’s current visit to China, which came at … Continue reading

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The Liberation of East Ghouta

On yesterday’s Sunday Wire podcast Patrick Henningsen interviewed Vanessa Beeley for the best part of an hour. Beeley is on the ground in Syria and reports on the last of the western-backed terrorists to be removed from the Damascus suburb … Continue reading

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Could You Fall in Love with Frankenstein?

This week the likes of Paul Craig Roberts and Peter Koenig have been very critical of the Russian response to the latest round of Russophobia coming from the West, in the wake of the totally ridiculous false flag that was … Continue reading

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They’re Gonna Get Us All Killed

“I’ve never seen anything like it” is an oft used term thesedays. The latest jaw-dropper is the Sergei Skripal poisoning case, where Colonel Mustard seems to have done it in the Library with the Lead Pipe. On Monday prime minister … Continue reading

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Fukushima 7th Anniversary

I wish I could say that a lot has happened in the last seven years with regard to Fukushima, but alas I can’t. It needed a huge international effort to try to contain the disaster. Instead we’ve had incompetence, massive … Continue reading

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Babylonian Poetry

One of the many interesting things about the Sumer civilisation is that it doesn’t get as much attention as the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians, despite the fact that Sumer was the oldest known human civilisation, having arisen some 7000 … Continue reading

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More About the Five-Year-Olds on LSD

In September 2015 President Putin made a speech to the UN General Assembly. It was the first time he had done so in ten years. Putin’s speech was quite extraordinary. He suggested that Russia would no longer tolerate American hegemony … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back

Yesterday Jeremy Corbyn gave a keynote speech in Coventry, outlining the Labour Party’s position on Brexit. As expected, Corbyn said that the Labour Party wants to retain a customs union. On one level this was a neat bit of political … Continue reading

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When A Nation Goes Insane

Last month the UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson claimed that a Russian attack on the UK’s critical infrastructure could cause “thousands and thousands and thousands of deaths”. This comes on top of Prime Minister Theresa May accusing Moscow of military … Continue reading

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