Category Archives: History

Deft Con Won

Cuban Missile Crisis: 1 month, 4 days. Brittany Investigation: 2 months, 15 days & counting.

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He was beaten to death for defying a communist regime

Solidarity: Blessed Jerzy Popiełuszko is actually a perfect hero for the United States in 2021.                 Statue of assassinated Polish priest vandalized in Brooklyn park.

Posted in History, Politics of the Left, Terrorism | 12 Comments

“One small step for a man” vs. one giant heap for commie-kind

                    China mocks India in social media posts, prompting backlash. An account linked to the Central Commission for Political and Legal Affairs posted a photo on the microblogging platform Weibo comparing the Chinese Long March-5B carrier rocket to photos of cremation … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott was the living embodiment of Adam Smith

HE must have been, right? ABC business reporter Gareth Hutchens argues that Josh Frydenberg is “repudiating the economics of Tony Abbott.” The Treasurer’s man-crush on John Maynard Keynes is “radically different” to Abbott’s preferences and situates Frydenberg “more in the … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Fake News, History | 56 Comments

Killed on 6 January: 1 – Democrats’ war to keep slaves: 650,000

January 6 was worse than 9/11? https://t.co/8JsQ9dpOpA — Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) April 29, 2021

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What odds Barack Obama giving Derek Chauvin’s eulogy?

Mary Jo Kopechne couldn’t breathe. Ted Kennedy responded – 10 hours later. After a nap.             US president pays tribute to his ‘mentor’ at the funeral of Edward Kennedy Kennedy pled guilty to a charge of leaving the scene of an … Continue reading

Posted in History, Hypocrisy of progressives, Rule of law | 13 Comments

Letitia’s War

ON this solemn day – when wealthy and privileged Patricia Karvelas tells a war story of “sexism” at Parliament House and celebrates “brave women like Brittany Higgins” – I was already thinking of real Australian heroines and how they don’t … Continue reading

Posted in History, War and peace | 30 Comments

FDR Shrugged

From a very entertaining review of David Michaelis’ new biography of Eleanor Roosevelt:                                      Helen Andrews: Do-Gooder In Chief. Eleanor was moved by the desperate plight of out-of-work miners and, because they lived so close to Washington, it was convenient to … Continue reading

Posted in Books and writing, History, Wasteful Spending | 30 Comments

Splat

                 Afghanistan exit: ‘This is a terrible decision — it will be a disaster’. Afghan Association of Australia chairman Abdul Khaliq Fazal said the decision would lead to civil war, meaning the sacrifice of Australian troops could be wasted… Why would … Continue reading

Posted in History, War and peace | 49 Comments

Andrew Peacock, 1939-2021

How strange that I should have mentioned him in a post yesterday. I always liked him.

Posted in History, Politics | 30 Comments