Monthly Archives: February 2019

edward.luce@ft.com Ocasio-Cortez vs Incrementalist New Democrats & ‘Free Market’ Republicans. Old Socialist comments

Title this Ocasio-Cortez vs Incrementalist New Democrats! A sample of Mr. Luce’s utterly forgettable political chatter: in the heyday of print this would be lining a birdcage tomorrow, but in The Internet Age it will live forever! The chief exhibit … Continue reading

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James Shotter reviews Radoslaw Sikorski’s new book. Political Observer comments

Mr. James Shotter presents a workman like review of Mr. Sikorski latest book. Mr. Sikorski has deep ties with a generation of Posh Boys like Osborne ,Cameron and Johnson as he attended Oxford University. See Mr. Sikorski Wikipedia entry for … Continue reading

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On RFI’s anti-gilets jaunes political hysteria mongering! Almost Marx comments

Headline: Violence against France’s institutions – how far is too far? Sub-headline:  An arson attempt on Saturday at the residence of France’s Speaker of the Assembly has put the spotlight on similar acts of vandalism aimed at France’s public institutions. … Continue reading

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From the Versailles Dining Room of The Hoover Institution, episode CCXXI Niall Ferguson on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and The Green New Deal . Old Socialist comments

It can’t be anything like a surprise that Neo-Conservative Mr. Ferguson attacks, again, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and The Green New Deal (GND) in his regular Sunday Times column: Last week I began to understand how the Democrats will lose the 2020 presidential … Continue reading

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janan.ganesh@ft.com on ‘The Washington Consensus’. Political Observer comments

Headline:Washington’s consensus is dangerously interventionist Sub-headline: The US does not have the resources to direct the destinies of faraway nations American Foreign Policy Arrogance and Interventionism began with the Monroe Doctrine of 1823, proclaiming that the whole of the Western … Continue reading

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My reply to DamianB

The ‘Rule of Law’ used to be the calling card of Richard Nixon and his henchmen, that led to Kent State and other crimes! Here is some relevant context for your ‘schadenfreud’ : Headline: Red and Yellow Vests in joint … Continue reading

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M. 37% shows his true colors: Old Socialist comments

Headline: Macron fights yellow vest protests with ‘anti-wreckers’ law Sub-headline: Opponents of planned curbs say they threaten civil liberties M. 37%’s attempt to bring Social Peace to France has now led him to fully express the totalitarianism of his Jupertarian … Continue reading

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