Reprising an Oldie but Goodie

To complement my previous post yesterday, I have dug out, brushed off and dusted (but not altered) something I wrote just over 7 years ago. Surprisingly, or not surprisingly to me, since I mostly try to write stuff that will not easily date over time, it still holds good after 7 years. Does that make... Continue Reading →

Facts not an Obstacle for the New Normal

If facts are all we have in the life or death battle of the 'old reality' (flawed as it is and always was) against the incoming and fact-free 'new normal', then we have lost the battle already. For 'new normal', read - new reality, new ideology, new world order, new trans-globalism, new reset, or whatever... Continue Reading →

So, What Next for the Last Empire?

I tried, after the Putin-Biden summit, to explain how low-key was that meeting. There was at least far less of the usual bombastic rhetoric emanating from the western half of the proceedings - much to the dismay of certain parts of those quarters I suspect. But while on the surface it may have appeared that... Continue Reading →

Leading Democracy

It is a question that constantly baffles me.  Why do leading democracies, so-called, accept and follow the leadership of the US?  It doesn't make any sense, unless of course they are all tarred with the same brush.  And I don't think that is true.  Many of these nations from time to time make their own... Continue Reading →

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