Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wayne Rooney and his Hooker(s)

And now for something completely different. Wayne Rooney is rather spiffed with himslef lately and this is what Rooney says about that very dramatic time when he suddenly decided to leave Uinited and then stay with United all in the … Continue reading

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Metternich and his System

I have been thinking quite a bit about Metternich, the Good Lord only knows why, ¬†and what he would have thought about the world today. The problem being with the Metternich System that it relied rather strongly on powerful States … Continue reading

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Now lets’ be sensible about things in Damascus

I feel as though I am on a swing right now. Libya, Syria, Libya, Syria. And the subject now after writing about Libya earlier on is? Syria of course. In Syria there are no armed mobs on the streets, only … Continue reading

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Mob Rule or Unruly Mobs in Libya?

I saw a photograph of a piece of graffiti on a wall in Tripoli this morning. “Libya Free”, and had to shake my head in despair. The concept of freedom is the centrepiece of all philosophy and I very much … Continue reading

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Todays Picture -Pamwe Chete

PAMWE CHETE TO THOSE WHO ARE STILL AROUND – In Memory of Uncle Ron.

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“Bremer Containers” or “Cash in the Trash”

News Flash A bi-partisan (buddy-buddy) spending commission in the USA states has stated that the US wasted 30 billion dollars on contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan over the last decade. The commission published an opinion piece in the Washingtom Post … Continue reading

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And the Cow Jumped over the Moon

On the theme of how much one can believe of stories told there is an illustrative passage in the authors introduction, or rationale as he calls it, in the book “People in Auschwitz” by Hermann Langbein. Langbein came as a … Continue reading

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Demonizing the Enemy, Turning Night into Day

Demonizing the Enemy One would have imagined after the Nazi Phenomenon, where the propaganda of Josef Goebbels was developed into one of the most frightening arts of all time, that people today with all the worlds information at their fingertips … Continue reading

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Today’s Image

A Hospital Bed!

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Syrian tanks rushing here and there but not at Israel

And while we were all looking south in the direction of Tripoli we forgot all about Assad in Syria, but he has been a very busy little boy while the fickle attention of the world has been focused elsewhere. We … Continue reading

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