Category Archives: Western Civilsation

PDT speech at Mt Rushmore @ 12:00 noon replay

Plus some context . PLUS THIS: I was going to add that I thought this was the best speech Donald Trump has ever given, but thought I would see what others said first. I am not alone on this. You … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Congress for Cultural Freedom

Henry Ergas had an important piece in The Australian today to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the launch of the Congress for Cultural Freedom in Paris. The purpose was to fight the Culture Front in the Cold War. This was … Continue reading

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Scott Adams on Donald Trump’s “talent stack”: the best I’ve seen!

This is a wonderful interview as one of the comments mentioned – Peter Robinson asked great questions and got out of the way while Scott Adams said his piece. The thing about the talent stack is to have skills and … Continue reading

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Four months is a long time in politics

Watching Andrew Bolt today I shared his concern about the American election. It is astonishing to see the line-up against Donald Trump. Every major news network but one, and even that is now half-hearted. The continuous efforts by various institutions … Continue reading

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England’s War of the Posers

 This just in from the front: Boris Johnson has surrendered to Sadiq Khan                                         Charity Reviews Memorials with ‘Problematic Connotations’. English Heritage will review all 950 of the blue plaques it maintains across London for “problematic connotations.” The body maintains London’s … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, International, Western Civilsation | 18 Comments

Trump made his pitch – play it again!

My bad, too quick to pass on a link sent by a mate.  Fasten your seatbelts! Vote for the future you deserve.  

Posted in American politics, Rafe, Western Civilsation | 53 Comments

When the President of France is the Churchill of our time…

 … things must be pretty bad                                                                                                                BASED MACRON. pic.twitter.com/PQa7bAkDA3 — Helen Dale (@_HelenDale) June 15, 2020 “Offensive” Gravestones at UK Cemetery Covered Up With Wooden Pallets.

Posted in Cultural Issues, International, Western Civilsation | 16 Comments

It’s more than just about defending the police it’s about defending Western Civilisation

The first one was in Atlanta the other day, the one below was of Floyd George in Minneapolis. What I find more amazing than anything is how patient the police are in both cases. And if you want an understanding … Continue reading

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Jacques Barzun on affirmative action, written in 1956

This anxious wrangling that goes on about books and plays seems at times trivial but it is in fact fundamental. If democratic culture yields on this point no prospect lies ahead but that of increased animosity among pressure groups…In social … Continue reading

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Demanding justice

To demand “justice” is demanding an abstraction with no concrete specifics. Let me turn to this from The Atlantic, another American lunatic left-side publication: America Is Giving Up on the Pandemic. Turns out that the Corona V was a bust … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left, Western Civilsation | 27 Comments