Category Archives: International

4 July 2015

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which … Continue reading

Posted in International, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 17 Comments

Does anyone else agree with him?

He is either the most subtle politician ever, sees into situations and events at a depth no one else can fathom, or perhaps he is just delusional, living in a world of his own. You be the judge: Obama: I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, International | 35 Comments

“U.S. economy likely shrank in quarter one, but fundamentals strong”

The quote is from Reuters which maintains the delusion that all is well with the American economy. As with the data on unemployment, there are people across the American Government, throughout the public service and at every level of the … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, International | 15 Comments

War games

David Archibald has been saying this for as long as I can remember. This is from a year ago: China has built an offshore oil drilling rig, numbered HD-981, specifically for the purpose invalidating other nations’ claims to seabed they … Continue reading

Posted in International | 77 Comments

Can Obama really be this stupid, they ask

The only real question is whether Obama is a complete fool, or whether the damage to the US and the West is intended. This is from Egypt, but there are no doubt conversations like this everywhere in the world at … Continue reading

Posted in International, National Security | 60 Comments

It certainly has not turned out well for America under Barack Obama, nor for anyone else either

Barack Obama has done fantastic damage to the US. Two things today. First domestically, from Thomas Sowell who discusses government commandeering of your tax money, which it doesn’t ask for but takes, and to little purpose: And please don’t call … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 67 Comments

Why Labour lost Scotland

Of course, Labour had already made the massive tactical error of standing shoulder to shoulder with the Conservatives in Better Together, during the seismic referendum campaign. This greatly hastened a secular decline, giving generations of Scottish leftists the excuse to … Continue reading

Posted in International | 72 Comments

Not just the British left …

Nick Cohen describes British left-wing attitudes: The universities, left press, and the arts characterise the English middle-class as Mail-reading misers, who are sexist, racist and homophobic to boot. Meanwhile, they characterise the white working class as lardy Sun-reading slobs, who … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, International | 11 Comments

Thatcher returns?

Is this a second Thatcher revolution? Unshackled from Coalition partners, Tories get ready to push radical agenda. And radical it is: David Cameron will use the Conservative Party’s first majority in the House of Commons for nearly 20 years to … Continue reading

Posted in Classical Economics, Elections, International | 76 Comments

UK 2015 Election Thread

Posted in International, Open Forum | 517 Comments