Author Archives: Steve Kates

Facebook and pornography cannot just be left to the market

Here’s one way to discredit the market system: Arnold Kling asks the question: I am sick of reading about people who want to regulate Facebook. You didn’t come up with the idea. You didn’t build the business. Now that it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Market Economy | 1 Comment

V-E Day 2

All the great ones are known by their first names: Winston, Maggie and now Boris. And if you don’t know the reference in the heading, go to the link: V-E Day. The world is now a better place. Given that … Continue reading

Posted in International | 10 Comments

Brexit voting

UK ELECTION: POLLS CLOSE… DEVELOPING… EXIT POLLS: BORIS JOHNSON GAMBLE POISED TO PAY OFF… CLEAR MAJORITY… UPDATES: BBC… LIVE: SKYNEWS… ITV… BUT PLEASE NOTE: Nelson Kidd-Players #3260101, posted on December 13, 2019 at 9:33 am (Edit) Steve, we’re hanging out on your … Continue reading

Posted in International | 9 Comments

Greta Thunberg is Time magazine’s Person of the Year

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy, Media | 42 Comments

UK Election Open Thread

I’ve taken all of this, including the title, from our Canadian sister-blog Small Dead Animals. Welcome to the 2019 general election, a pre-Christmas present few British voters seem anxious to unwrap. Current seat distribution: General election 2019: A really simple guide. … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 163 Comments

Saving our civilisation

A bit on impeachment but for the moment mostly Brexit. DEMS CHARGE TRUMP WITH ABUSE OF POWER, OBSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS… ‘Scum’ at FBI Destroyed Lives… Meanwhile. UK VOTE DOWN TO THE WIRE POLLS TIGHT

Posted in Western Civilsation | 9 Comments

Will there always be an England?

This image allowed millions of “refugees” to enter Europe, changing Western Civilisation forever, and leading to its possible demise within a century. Just a picture with no associated policy, and in fact no possible policy. Now we have this as … Continue reading

Posted in International, Media, Politics of the Left | 17 Comments

“Enough, enough, let’s get this done”

It’s a real ad.

Posted in Politics, Western Civilsation | 39 Comments

IG’s Report covers up as much as it can but plenty still there to be seen

The depth of the deep state is a wonder to behold, and it is only because of PDT that we have even had a glimpse of it. No one can doubt after all this time that the FBI, along with … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 14 Comments

Fantasists pursing a collective delusion

Two articles on the same issues entered my inbox almost simultaneously, both with a similar message but told differently and with slightly different imagery. Different versions of being at the end of times. I will remind you again at the … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Ethics and morality, Philosophy | 16 Comments