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On the craven ambition of Macron: Episode CMIII ‘The Beirut explosion’. Old Socialist comments

Headline: Beirut explosion: France’s Macron warns Lebanon on need for reform Sub-headline: International donors pledge aid in wake of explosion that devastated Beirut There is nothing like the craven ambition of Macron! He covets the Leadership of the EU , … Continue reading

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On Janan Ganesh & Bret Stephens, at my breakfast table. Political Cynic comments

Its always rewarding, at my breakfast time, to do some exploring of the morning newspapers. What caught my attention today, with the proviso that all the Big Name’s of political comment are on vacation? was Janan Ganesh’s latest essay in … Continue reading

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Like Paul & Luther, Bret Stephens shames The Heretics. Political Observer comments

The reader quickly realizes the ‘why’ of the Jerusalem Post hiring, of the 28 year old Bret Stephens, to be its editor. This newspaper is the propaganda arm of the Zionist State. And Stephens regurgitates the ever evolving rationales for … Continue reading

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Episode CXX of the Kamala Harris Political Melodrama @politico. Old Socialist comments

America’s political Gossip Sheet supplies more of the Kamala Harris political melodrama. One of Senile Old Joe’s advisors, on his VP pick, is former Senator Chris Dodd. Political sclerotics rule the roost! Poor Kamala f’d upped when she attacked Joe … Continue reading

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Andy Divine, Heretic Hunter: Queer Atheist comments

In the Catholic Tradition the search for heretics dates from its beginning.  The reader could profitably start her inquiry with James J. O’Donnell’s Augustine: A New Biography that provides a record of his campaigns against sects that he identified as … Continue reading

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On The Futurism of Edward Luce & Bret Stephens. Political Observer Comments

Futurism is now in vogue, as a tool for Pundits to enliven their jejune commentaries, an ersatz touchstone predicated on the imagination, rather than demonstrable fact. Read Bret Stephens’ latest New York Times essay, as a necessary proof of the … Continue reading

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Neo-Con Bret Stephens’ ‘Futurism’ is about a strategic re-write of the Political Present. Old Socialist comments

Headline:What Will a Post-Trump G.O.P. Look Like? Sub-headline: And consider, what will it take for the Republican Party to begin to heal itself? Whenever Mr. Stephens predicts the political future, its a signal, that he hasn’t got too much to … Continue reading

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@FT Trump,NATO and European Self-emancipation. Philosophical Apprentice comments

Headline:US to pull nearly 12,000 troops out of Germany Sub-headline: Trump administration’s move set to exacerbate tensions within Nato … But critics have warned US withdrawal would undermine a strong symbol of Washington’s commitment to its European allies and embolden … Continue reading

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@PeterBeinart clearly demonstrates that he is a practitioner of ‘Patriarchal Attitudes’. Queer Atheist comments

… ‘Given Mr. Trump’s epic blunders, inoffensiveness may be enough to propel the former vice president to the White House. But it’s a lot easier to be inoffensive when you’re a man.’ Eva Figes’ book was published in 1970: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-1-349-18207-7Continue reading

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Steph Umbert’s vision of America’s political future. Philosophical Apprentice comments

Steph Umbert is a new name in the Neo-Conservative coterie , at least to me, presents his  ‘vision of the future’ garishly decorated, with the most bizarre iteration about the Post-Modern, since the American Intellectual Provincials ,George F. Will and … Continue reading

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