Category Archives: History

Bruce’s Bull

THAT the ‘nations’ of the Americas about which Bruce Pascoe carelessly writes in today’s Fairfax numbers were indeed barbarous cannot be denied. It is sad to contemplate the hardships endured by peoples so rudely bested by more advanced civilisations. Death … Continue reading

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Cultural decline: Inaugural festivities then and now

A thrilling moment for somebody: Justin Timberlake to perform at Biden’s inauguration.   But there was a time when giants walked the earth and the King of Cool pretended to stagger along with them:

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It’s Martin Luther King Jr Day in the United States

Rev. King was shot and killed by a Democrat Party campaign worker, James Ray, in April 1968. Meanwhile, disgraced former FBI Director James Comey – fired for criminal dishonesty – has made a violent proposal that old-fashioned Democrats like Ray … Continue reading

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Incited by Nancy Pelosi, Democrat terrorists tried to kill Trump

“It was different when they did it.” — Cerno (@Cernovich) January 13, 2021

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One year ago

Preliminary investigations conducted by the Chinese authorities have found no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of the novel #coronavirus (2019-nCoV) identified in #Wuhan, #China🇨🇳. — World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) January 14, 2020

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His two biggest strengths were his two biggest flaws

CALL it the Jerk Store protocol. Let’s start with that. For most of his life, Donald Trump has always insisted on having the last say. No accusation or attack is stoically ignored; not in preference for a higher, nobler dignity, … Continue reading

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Laura’s Shapely But

But there is a difference between an assault from outside the system and one encouraged by the man at its very heart.” – Labor apologist and Jurassic nark Laura Tingle explains to ABC supremacists why the Kim Beazley-fuelled terrorist attack … Continue reading

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Great Trials of January

THE ceremonies marking the advent of the new US Congress and Presidency will coincide almost to the day with the 500th anniversary of the Diet of Worms. No disrespect to the German city intended, but to an English speaker the … Continue reading

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Less is never more for Deep State clodhoppers

Wikipedia: • Assassination of John F. Kennedy: 12,064 words, 180 footnotes. • General relativity: 20,549 words, 214 footnotes. • World War II: 24,672 words, 415 footnotes. • Jesus Christ: 25,735 words, 466 footnotes. • 2021 storming of the United States … Continue reading

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Disgraced Plame Affair coward Dick Armitage returns

Trump labelled a ‘domestic terrorist’ by former US deputy secretary of state Richard Armitage.   THE great Christopher Hitchens – arguably the last of the intellectually formidable (and consistent) men of the left – kneecapped this dishonest scoundrel in 2006. … Continue reading

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