Monthly Archives: December 2017

My reply to @Les Kaye votes Leave!

@Les Kaye votes Leave! @StephenKMackSD @Britannia rules the waves @Les Kaye votes Leave! Thank you, for your both thoughtful and informative response. The ‘decline’ I’m speaking of is not just Mrs. Thatcher’s penchant for passing out  ‘The Road to Serfdom’ as if … Continue reading

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Rear Admiral Andrew Lennon, Nato submarine forces commander, provides the ‘evidence’ of Russian Revanchism! Old Socialist comments

Headline: Nato sounds alarm on Russian submarine activity Sub-headline: Undersea operations highlight suspicion between Moscow and western alliance Instead of the usual Financial Times New Cold War hysterics, this news story features  Rear Admiral Andrew Lennon, Nato submarine forces commander to … Continue reading

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Old Socialist on Corbyn’s ‘nightmarish government’

Headline : Corbyn government is ‘nightmarish’ prospect says business chief Sub-headline : Outgoing head of EEF manufacturers’ lobby breaks silence to attack Labour A Labour government under Jeremy Corbyn would be a “nightmarish” prospect for the business world, the outgoing … Continue reading

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My reply @Chris

@Chris Thank you for your thought provoking comment. Disruptive tech, Uber and Facebook, Silicone Valley. Disruptive tech means simply a change of platform, an evolution in communication like the telegraph and telephone, not to speak of radio and television! Uber … Continue reading

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Uber is a Taxi Service! Old Socialist comments

Even with the E.C. J.  ruling, The Financial Times ‘reporters’ are still awash in the Neo-Liberal rhetoric  of ‘ride hailing services’ , ‘peer to peer services‘! Government’s first duty is to protect the lives of its citizens! Or should the … Continue reading

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On the Midwives of Trump, episode DCCLXI: Self-appointed Conscience of American Conservatism, David Frum on Donald Trump & the Know-Nothing Fringe ruling the Republican Party. Old Socialist comments

What could be more filled with self-exculpatory mendacity that the latest essay from Neo-Conservative David Frum? Trump demonstrates that the political class in America is failed. Trump was the Ring-Master of The Apprentice, in all of its iterations, that established … Continue reading

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@BretStephensNYT on the ‘Real Russian Scandal’. Committed Observer points to two American movies, as demonstrative of this Neo-Con’s ‘other’ historical antecedents.

The reader of Mr. Stephens latest essay portentously titled “The Real Russia Scandal’ has to be unimpressed as he restates the ‘evidence’ of Russian meddling in the American election, and it corollary of Trump and his minions being active co-conspirators … Continue reading

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