Monday 26th of February 2018

those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it …

those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it …

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. It seems the passage of time has isolated all but those familiar with the atrocities of the last World War from the warning signs that signal the rise of malevolent power.

American Psycho ...

American Psycho ...

Kim Jong-un’s offer to re-open the hotline with South Korea cannot be seen as merely a ploy to wedge ROK and the United States, as so readily claimed last Tuesday by Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations.  

from the Cuckoo’s Nest …

from the Cuckoo’s Nest …

Author and columnist Michael Wolff has written this extracted column about his time in the White House based on the reporting included in Fire and Fury. 

New Year Greetings from Turd Blossom …

New Year Greetings from Turd Blossom …

As Australia suffers the stewardship of a man apparently devoid of vision, inspiration and the self-confidence and character to truly lead, the word “hypocrisy” will forever define the prime ministership of Malcolm Turnbull.

using fishnet downer to catch some little fries...

clownering

A former Trump campaign aide who took a guilty plea in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe was the linchpin of the FBI’s investigation of Kremlin influence in the 2016 election, new reports say.

as time goes by....

time...

Time 1981... 37 years ago... 

democracy still has room for improvements...

socrates

Socrates was a pain in the arse for all the sycophants pretending to be doing things for the people... Today's luminaries in charge of "democracy" are more sycophantic than ever...

the generosity of the US empire has its limits and its goodwill has strings attached...

 

robbing the UN

The US Mission to the United Nations said on Sunday that the UN's 2018-2019 budget would be slashed by more than $US285 million ($A399 million).

The mission said reductions would also be made to the UN's management and support functions.

xmas gifts to the nazis in ukraine...

mad santa

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, a long-awaited move that deepens America’s involvement in the military conflict and may further strain relations with Russia. Moscow responded angrily on Saturday.

saint ronald inspires mere donald...

trumponomics...

In March 1997, two Washington reporters published a book entitled Mirage: Why Neither Democrats nor Republicans Can Balance the Budget, End the Deficit, and Satisfy the Public. The authors were George Hager, then a reporter for the CQ Weekly Report, and Eric Pianin of the Washington Post. A blurb on Amazon described the book as “a story of wishful thinking compounded by a chronic failure of leadership.” The clear theme: the budget would never be balanced.

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