Oh What A Lovely War

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas Global War - Armageddon style. At least, what the popular conception of that word is. It's the war that we have to have.  We haven't had a really good one this century, so far.  But it's coming.  I can feel it. Not much different from 100 years... Continue Reading →

Want A Dose Of Reality?

Want a dose of reality?  You're not going to like it. I'm always happy to share Jim Kunstler's outlook on life from his ClusterfuckNation blog. Here's the latest: Repricing Reality (and, no, he hasn't misspelt 'lede'). Supporting, to some extent, my own prediction that 2016 is going to be a year that begins a Dark... Continue Reading →

Follow The Arrows To Find Gold

Who fights who in Syria? Image credit:  Not sure who owns this.  I got it from the TAE Facebook page   What do you see there?  Hmmmm... So, what's this thing between ISIS and the Israeli Air Force? It seems that ISIS is fighting everybody except the Israeli Air Force. It seems that everybody is... Continue Reading →

Giving It All Away

US, NATO ‘very nervous’ about Corbyn’s disarmament plans – reports Photo credit: Britain's leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn © Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters At last.  Someone with a sensible solution to the risk of war.  Of course the US and NATO won't like it, but it seems the majority of British voters... Continue Reading →

Blast From The Past

A warning we all missed, or disregarded, from way back in 1958  ...and to which we still choose to remain blithely ignorant.     Thanks to my Facebook Newsfeed for the lead. You may see a link to the complete movie, The Unchained Goddess, at the end.  Of nostalgic interest and perhaps more, from a... Continue Reading →

What’s With This Zika Thing?

The Zika virus has been around for quite some time (years) now, and it has not posed a major problem in the past.  So why now?  Something more is going on.  Something very sinister. I believe I outlined the likely problem in a Facebook post a few hours ago, based on this and this where... Continue Reading →

Renewables? Future Imperfect

China Tops World In Total Installed Solar PV, Passes Germany Photo credit: sustainnovate.ae - Electrical and Mechanical Services Department Headquarters Photovoltaics This is all good and laudable, for now.  But let's look ahead forty, thirty, maybe even twenty five years, when all of this infrastructure begins to break down, becomes less efficient, or the region... Continue Reading →

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