Monthly Archives: October 2015

Representative Amash as Radical Political Formalist, a comment by Democratic Socialist

When political nihilist Rep. Peter King calls The Freedom Caucus ‘crazies’ and Rep. Amash proclaimes himself, and his forty followers, to be the apostles of Political Reason in the face of the present Political Anarchy: the rules as so elastic … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Harry Mount on Boris Johnson as Pericles, or Modern London is the true heir of ancient Greece. A comment by Politcal Reporter

The author of ‘The Wit and Wisdom of Boris Johnson’ proves himself to be the most sophisticated political sycophant yet to appear in these pages, this is surely an accomplishment, when there are so many precursors. Mr. Harry Mount produces … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Gideon Rachman on American Global Decline, a comment by Almost Marx

As usual Mr. Rachman faithfully conforms to the latest iteration of Political Orthodoxy: American Decline, American Retreat from World Dominance and other such locutions, favored by both Neo-Cons and their R2P political allies. The rise of the twin myths of … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Lucy Kellaway attempts to interview a boorish Jonathan Franzen, or an American Provincial in Great Britain, a comment by American Litterrateur

I hate to say this but Mr.Franzen sounds just like an American Provincial. No particular insights on any important issue political,historical,philosophical just petulant chit chat. Mailer was driven by egotism and being the self-appointed heir to Hemingway, a collection of … Continue reading

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At the IBT: Mr. Harry Leslie Smith on ‘Cameron’s attack on ‘terrorist-sympathising’ Corbyn resembles a McCarthyist witch-hunt’, a comment by Political Reporter

The Corbyn Panic is now normalized by Cameron. One need only read The Financial Times, The Economist. Even the TLS gets into the spirit of the Witch Hunt, with  Peter Hennessy’s review of  Nick Robinson’s Election Notebook and The Times … Continue reading

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At The New York Times: Arthur C. Brooks ‘The Pope’s Subversive Message’, a comment by Almost Marx

Reading Mr. Brooks’ essay on the Pope and his argument about his ‘subversive message’ it seems quite obvious that the Pope and Mr. Brooks have one commonality above all others : to put a humane face on the institutions that … Continue reading

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@BrookingsFP

This is the second time you have tweeted this! ‘a new Cold War between the two camps will emerge.’ It’s here! ushered in by @RussiaHand and his R2P allies: The New York Review of Books writer Timothy Snyder, the zealot … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Gideon Rachman on Syria and proxy wars, a comment by Political Skeptic

Mr. Rachman’s long preachment against proxy wars has caused the editors of The Financial Times to close the comments section to his essay. The readership of this ultra-respectable house organ of Capitalist Apologetics, and it’s traveling companion a buttoned up … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: David Gardner on Putin and Syria

This cliche ridden attack on Putin as political opportunist and international spoiler is unsurprising. It follows the usual invective from The Financial Times: in sum Putin the Monster. Add to the cast Obama the Political Paralytic, yet America dropped bombs … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Shawn Donnan on the TPP, advocates and antagonists. A comment by Political Reporter

Congratulations to Mr. Shawn Donnan for two well written but highly circumscribed reports on TPP, after all this is The Financial Times, one of the most respected publications of Capitalist Apologetics! His first essay titled ‘Negotiators strike Pacific trade deal’ … Continue reading

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