Monthly Archives: January 2019

janan.ganesh@ft.com ‘Political Calvinism’. American Writer comments

  Headline:Trump’s shutdown forfeit exposes weakness of populism Sub-headline: If their livelihoods are compromised, expect voters to look for an escape Its always a challenge to read Mr. Ganesh’s cultivated myopia about American politics. Or should I call it Political … Continue reading

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From the Versailles Dining Room of The Hoover Institution, episode CCXVII. Niall Ferguson on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as demonstrative of his theory of ’emocracy’ . Old Socialist comments

Mr Ferguson has the annoying habit of inventing neologisms, like the utterly forgotten  ‘Chimerica’ and now ’emocracy’ as serviceable description of reality, that is more about reinforcing ideology,than the purported ‘reality’ he attempts to describe. This ’emocracy’ is the invention … Continue reading

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Cardinal Michael Fitzsimmons attacks the Apostates Walt & Mearsheimer in the Neo-Conservative ‘American Interest’. Political Observer comments

The world of the Foreign Policy Technocrat is more like the Vatican, than the Think Tank or the Academy where these failed  ‘experts’ proliferate . Mr. Fitzsimmon’s latest pronouncement in the ‘American Interest’ demonstrates that the employees and academic hangers … Continue reading

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Macron, friend of plutocrats and his minion Muriel Pénicaud declares ‘ to redouble liberalisation efforts’ Political Cynic comments

Headline: France’s richest gain most from Emmanuel Macron’s tax reforms Sub-headline: Figures reinforce perception that French president favours the well-off and fuel calls for wealth tax https://www.ft.com/content/728cc752-1e7e-11e9-b126-46fc3ad87c65 Macron is  ether a clueless Technocrat fired by a ‘Reforming Zeal’, the master … Continue reading

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David Runciman almost re-writes Karl Popper: Political Observer comments

Approaching Mr. David  Runciman’s essay published by The Times Literary Supplement on January 11, 2019, I have some thoughts, aided by other writes, who offer valuable insights into Popper’s thought/writings in general and specific ways. Headline: Closed Minds Sub-headline: The … Continue reading

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My reply to @onomasticator

@onomasticator It is a moral challenge riding herd on all the apostates on this comments section! I being one of those ‘undesirables’ . Your polemic is impressive, in its way, yet your faith in the morally upright Mr. Mueller reminds … Continue reading

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BuzzFeedNews ‘report’ causes tumescence in America’s bourgeois political class! Political Cynic marvels at the latest ‘revelation’

Headline:President Trump Directed His Attorney Michael Cohen To Lie To Congress About The Moscow Tower Project Sub-headline:Trump received 10 personal updates from Michael Cohen and encouraged a planned meeting with Vladimir Putin. BuzzFeedNews’ ‘report’ from two anonymous ‘federal law enforcement … Continue reading

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