Monthly Archives: August 2019

My reply @Les Kaye votes Leave! @Lancaster Professional

@Les Kaye votes Leave! @Lancaster Professional Blonde in the Belly of the Beast is your first source! She is articulate, but she lapses into what can only be called a collection of straw-men,  a litany of bad actors favored by the … Continue reading

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The Financial Times scolds Macri! Old Socialist comments

Headline: Argentina is in default, says Standard & Poor’s Sub-headline: Restructuring plan amounts to the ninth time that the country has reneged on its debt Argentina has defaulted on its debt, according to Standard & Poor’s, the rating agency, after … Continue reading

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@FT The Cult of Macron, episode DCLXXVII: The Triumph at G7! Political Observer comments

Headline: Emmanuel Macron’s G7 summit calms the storm, for now Sub-headline: Brexit has already pushed Britain to the margins of global affairs In the wake of Macri’s signal failure at the Argentine voting booths, the Posh Boys at The Financial Times, … Continue reading

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@HawleyMO a possible escape from your cultivated political ignorance? Queer Atheist

Instead of announcing your ignorance about Cosmopolitanism, and your use of it as a political straw-man of your fictional New Republicanism, that looks like the same bourgeois respectable Racism of Reagan ( ’76’Welfare Queens Driving Cadillacs’,’80 ‘I believe in States … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson Political Prophet and Cinefile. American Writer comments

Headline:Seven days in August tell us ‘We’re not Rome’ Sub-headline: The US president is no Caesar, and the imperial moment lies in the past Recall that Mr Ferguson opened his August 11, 2019 column with this, framed in the above … Continue reading

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The Posh Boys & Girls @TheEconomist defend ‘free speech’? Old Socialist comments ( Revised, August 24, 2019 3:15 PM, PDT)

Headline: The global gag on free speech is tightening Sub-headline: In both democracies and dictatorships, it is getting harder to speak up After a roll call of political bad actors, in nation  state contexts, on the vexing question of ‘Free … Continue reading

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@strobetalbott, incompetent and vindictive technocrat! Old Socialist comments

I’ve read both Mr. Galbraith’s and Mr. Caryl’s reviews of ‘Russia Hand’ and tweeted these two comments to Mr Talbott: Tweet number 1 @strobetalbott James K. Galbraith reviews your book ‘The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy’. Although you … Continue reading

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