Political Insights

Iran: The Ventriloquist Dummy's New Lexicon

Russia has imposed the Caspian Convention it dictated, but vetoes Iran’s membership in the Euro-Asian “economic family” and the Shanghai Group. Russia’s interest is keeping Iran out of the international gas market, thus holding Moscow’s Damocles Sword

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Halloween Brexit delay could mean a summer nightmare for Theresa May

Europe has done it again. Despite French President’s Emmanuel Macron’s reluctance to give the UK a long Brexit extension, the EU leaders have agreed the apparently interminable process can be delayed until October 31, with a school report on Britain’s behavior in June.

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Muellergate and the Discreet Lies of the Bourgeoisie

This cartoon seems to me very apposite. The capacity of the mainstream media repeatedly to promote the myth that Russia caused Clinton’s defeat, while never mentioning what the information was that had been so damaging to Hillary, should be alarming to anybody under the illusion that we have a working “free media”. There are literally […]

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Brexit’s Message to European Union

The first problem with the EU is that, though it is called a union, it isn’t really one. The EU is essentially an economic club; not a state. Brexit has highlighted the key challenges that the EU faces. The first challenge concerns a widespread

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Geoffrey Cox’s New “Legal Advice” on Brexit Incentivises Unionist Violence

Brexit has revealed further the rottenness of the British political Establishment, but I am still truly shocked now to see the Government of the United Kingdom negotiating a major international treaty on the acknowledged, discussed and now published basis that it has every intention of breaking that treaty once it is in force. Officially published […]

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The US government canceled 362,000 passports last year. Was yours one of them?

Starting in 2021, Americans will require permission to visit Europe… technically the 26 borderless countries within Europe’s Schengen area. The process will start out simple enough, taking about ten minutes to complete and costing around $8. The EU estimates it will grant about 95% of the Americans who apply three years of access to the […]

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If “Slow Wifi” Causes “Major Stress”, How Are Young People Going To Make It When Times Get Really Tough?

You won’t believe some of the things that are causing “major stress” for young people in America today.  According to a brand new survey that was just released, 58 percent of all American Millennials believe that “life is more stressful right now than ever before”.  And so what is precisely making life so stressful for […]

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UK Rejects International Court of Justice Opinion on the Chagos Islands

In parliament, Alan Duncan for the government has just rejected yesterday’s stunning result at the International Court of Justice, where British occupation of the Chagos Islands was found unlawful by a majority of 13 to 1, with all the judges from EU countries amongst those finding against the UK. This represents a serious escalation in […]

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Brexit and Bad Faith

My long article on the Chagos Islands sat unfinished yesterday, despite my passion for the subject, as I was horribly fascinated by the Gothic twists and turns of the Brexit debates in the House of Commons. I seldom write on the subject, but some observations seem now called for. The Westminster system of handling business […]

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One thing Congress gets right: funding their own pensions

Turns out Congressmen make a lot of money… A study found that while the average American’s net worth increased 3.7% per year between 2004-2012, members of Congress averaged 15.4% annual gains. That high level of pay means half the members of Congress are millionaires today… and continue to collect their $174,000 annual salary. Of course […]

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