Author: James Higham

Radical view of the dark ages

Click pic Bear with this one, people because if it’s right, it changes everything. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”, from George Santayana (1863–1952). “The hasty reformer who does not remember the past will find…

When is a default not a default?

What do you make of this, via Rossa? The International Swaps and Derivatives Association determines what a credit event or default is. So, by all accepted measures, if there is a default, an insolvency situation in our financial system, then…

The people who wreck education

What this one [leftist professor] and this one [blogger quoting leftist professor] are doing is precisely what we should NOT be doing. If a system is ailing, you don’t give it more of the same – even Shakespeare understood that…

Growing up politically

Cheers, Sackers – nicely put by a would-be-radical: This was the beginning of the end of my belief in The Guardian. Ever afterwards, I was wary of the innate bigotry of some of its journalists. Having already developed a healthy…

The Club of Rome

You need only read this: In 1993, the Club published The First Global Revolution.[5] According to this book, divided nations require common enemies to unite them, “either a real one or else one invented for the purpose.”[6] Because of the…

British man commits treason

Two posts in one day – sorry, sorry but this had to be said. They can’t keep their f***ing hands off anything, can they? It’s the utter complacency in suggesting forced changes and dispossession of others which gets up my…

What the hell’s going on

Going back to this elderly driver who didn’t stop and the Gwent police smashed his windows, with one jumping on the bonnet and smashing the windscreen [shield].  We can’t know the details of the man himself but we can see…

The meaning of disgust

It’s the gutlessness of Cameron which galls. The spine of a jellyfish. One commenter summed it up: The conservative party needs to mount a leadership challenge to this traitor Cameron. Alternatively the party needs to be thrown out as soon…

Pirates and Russian clarity

For those who don’t want to watch, Rossa says: The video tape shows Russian Navy commandos on a Somalian pirate ship shortly after the pirates had captured a Russian oil tanker. The European Union navy that patrols these waters would…

The tragedy of Judith Clark

The story of Judith Clark was a tragedy in most people’s minds but the question is, of course – just which part, precisely, was the tragedy?” Tom Robbins noted, as Ron Radosh put it: Clark was part of an offspring…

MPs’ EU voting record

Of note : The Bruges Group has ranked Members of Parliament according to their voting in the House of Commons since the 2010 General Election You can check how they voted on the key EU related issues that came before…