Category Archives: International

The Obola virus

The notion of an Obola virus just popped into my head as I was walking home just now but I thought that before I tried to claim originality I would just google it to see if anyone else had thought … Continue reading

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Everyone is so panicky for no reason – just ask Obama how well everything is going

No one would go to West Africa anyway, but would you go to the US? Matt Ridley is expert in people worrying about trifles that never amount to much but even he is worried about where this could go. No … Continue reading

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Obama and the decline and fall of the Roman Empire

I have also in the past noted the connection between the Roman emperor Commodus and the American President. Just to put you in the picture, Commodus is the emperor who fights Russell Crowe in Gladiator. He was the son of … Continue reading

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Obama and Team America

I understand America is filled with people of goodwill who find it hard to truly appreciate human evil and depravity. I suppose few of us who have lived in the cushy world of the West have faced true adversity and … Continue reading

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Where have we heard this one before?

David Cameron promises to cut taxes and scrap Human Rights Act Let me think … thinking … thinking … Oh yes! Australia. Those promises remind me of both Tony Abbott and Dennis Napthine. Abbott because he made similar promises before … Continue reading

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The worst American president ever

I guess on this one he can’t blame George Bush so he blames someone else: President Obama largely blamed the United States’ intelligence community in an interview broadcast Sunday for giving an incorrect assessment of the capabilities of the Islamic … Continue reading

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Obama girl – then and now

This is astonishing. I saw the second video but didn’t appreciate just how amazing it was until I saw the first. People grow up, they learn from the world and they really can change. First the flash hit of 2008. … Continue reading

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The arc of insanity

A bit of projection here from the chief Democrat in the House of Reps: PELOSI: REPUBLICANS ENDANGER CIVILIZATION It’s only 13 years after Osama bin Laden declared his own private war on the West and think how well he’s done … Continue reading

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A foreign policy metaphor

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Nobel Peace Prize winner goes to war

Well sort of. But he did say this which is a copy of what Tony Abbott has been saying: The president laid out his plan Wednesday evening in a prime-time televised speech to the nation from the White House, saying … Continue reading

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