Monthly Archives: April 2019

@BretStephensNYT : A real antisemitic cartoon!

Here is an actual Antisemitic cartoon from Julius Streicher’s Der Stürmer. And note, if the cartoon you were shrieking about were Antisemitic, Netanyahu would have had Trump by a leash, and BiBi would not have looked like a cute puppy … Continue reading

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Andy Divine on our ‘angry king’. Political Skeptic comments

Before Andy Divine’s latest attack on the political monster he helped to create, Trump, sinks into the shit-hole of a well deserved obscurity, some observations: Andy scours the internet for his  “to appease an angry king”  as his most recent descriptor … Continue reading

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On the myth of the self-proclaimed political/legal virtue of Rosenstein & Wray. Philosophical Apprentice comments

“The previous administration chose not to publicize the full story about Russian computer hackers and social media trolls, and how they relate to a broader strategy to undermine America,” Mr. Rosenstein said. He left unmentioned that Republican congressional leaders urged … Continue reading

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My reply to Wenren @FT April 26 2019

The bumptious Canadian Frontiersman Jordan Peterson has become the latest, in a long line of moral/political reactionaries, defending the waning power of the ubiquitous White Male, and his ebbing control over the lesser beings of the planet. It is no … Continue reading

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janan.ganesh@ft.com on the possible Trump Impeachment. Old Socialist comments

Headline:Voters’ capacity for being appalled by Trump is waning Sub-headline: The Democrats should think hard about public tolerance for impeachment proceedings Bravo, Mr. Ganesh!for such a collection of observations beginning and ending with Bertolt Brecht and the East German One … Continue reading

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Kanye West at Coachella. Myra Breckenridge comments.

Is the eventual metamorphosis of Mr. West to be a combination of Gore Vidal’s ‘Kalki’ , script writer Bud Schulberg and director Elia Kazan’s ‘A Face in the Crowd’, with a just a bit of Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’? Mr. … Continue reading

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Andy Divine & The Mueller Report. Political Observer comments

Here are some selected parts of Mr. Divine’s  latest essay, on the Mueller Report, as he retells it, in a carefully, what’s the current expression ‘curated’ reiteration of some of the most notorious personages, events etc. First of all, it … Continue reading

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